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Norse Legend: A story of Norse Mythology Gods

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Norse Legend: A story of Norse Mythology Gods

The kidnapping of Idun, the Norse goddess  In an expedition between the Gods, Odin, Loki and Hoenir, a giant named Thjazi in his eagle form captures the God Loki and takes him into the air. He made him swear to bring out from Asgard the Goddess Idunn and her golden apples, which confer youth, strength, and eternal life. loki facts: The cunning trickster god  Loki as cowardly as he is, accepts and once in Asgard, he lures Idunn into a forest, where he says he has found apples similar to...

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    Yggdrasil: Meaning of the Tree of Life

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    Yggdrasil: Meaning of the Tree of Life

    Yggdrasil, The World Tree of Norse Mythology Yggdrasil is in Norse Mythology and among the Vikings, the Tree of the World. His name literally means "steed of the God Odin" The meaning of the Tree of Life Yggdrasil is represented as a huge ash tree with three roots connecting three different worlds (Ásgard, Midgard and Niflheim). The first root comes from the Hvergelmir spring, located in Niflheim. A dragon, Nídhögg, jealously guards this source and gnaws at the root. The second is born in the Mímir fountain, located in Jötunheim....

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    Valknut, The Symbol Of Odin God

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    Valknut, The Symbol Of Odin God

    What is the meaning of valknut? The Valknut is without doubt the most famous symbol of the Viking religion, with the hammer of the god Thor. In Germanic languages, the name is "the knot of the fallen". It refers to fallen warriors. In this symbolism, he has a profound bond with God Odin. It can be found engraved on many Viking funerary stones. Odin, among others, is the God who receives the warriors killed in action in Valhalla. We are therefore in the presence of a symbol that accompanies the deceased's...

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