27JUL 2021
Loki god of mischief Norse mythology

Loki god of mischief Norse mythology

The Norse trickster god, Loki is undoubtedly the most debated figure from Norse mythology to this day. Though he appears to be a scheming, mischievous deity who has no real loyalties, scholars still explore what his purpose might have been in the ancient stories. Was he merely a plot device, a foil for the AEsir, the pantheon of gods in Norse religion? His character surely meant…

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27JUN 2021
Nordic sun god

Nordic sun god

Fast Facts: Pronunciation: Soul Origin: Scandinavia Role: Sun goddess, healer Symbols: Sun Children: Sunna (possibly) Siblings: Mani, Sinthgunt Who Is Sol? In the beginning of time, when the cosmos were being created, so too was the Nordic goddess Sol, brought into the universe along with her brother…
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28MAY 2021
female Norse gods names

female Norse gods names

Akka (Maa-Emoinen) An earth mother goddess of the Finno-Ugric and consort of Ukko, the supreme sky god. She is also called Rauni, which is from rönn , Swedish for rowan, her sacred tree. Her festival was celebrated on the fifteenth of July. Alaisiagae Nordic war goddesses (see also Valkyries). Alfhild…
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30SEP 2020
Norse god of Darkness

Norse god of Darkness

Höðr, sometimes called Hod, is the twin brother of Baldur, or Baldr, and is a Norse god associated with darkness and winter. He also happened to be blind, and appears a few times in the Norse Skaldic poetry. Their father, Odin, was concerned about Baldur, who kept suffering from terrible nightmares…
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31AUG 2020
Where did viking gods live?

Where did viking gods live?

When the Vikings came to Britain, they had their own pagan religion. They worshipped many gods. The old stories they told about gods, giants and monsters are known as Norse myths. In one story, Thor, the god of thunder, tries to prove his strength to the Giant King by attempting to lift a giant cat. But he could only lift one of its paws! Norse gods and goddesses Odin was the ruler…

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