Baldur

Image of Baldur funeral

Baldur was the Aesir god of joy and purity in Norse mythology. Baldur was the beloved son of chief god Odin and the goddess Frigg. He was the brother of Thor God of Thunder. God Baldur married the Aesir goddess Nanna and became the father of the god Forseti. Baldur was so bright that his …


Idun

Image of Idun giving her golden apples of youth

In Norse mythology, Idun was a beautiful goddess with a long golden hair. She was the goddess of spring and eternal youth. She was the guardian of the apples of youth. Her main task was to supply the apples to the gods and goddesses, which helped them stay young and beautiful. Idun was the wife of …


Freyr

Image of Freyr and giant Surtr in their final combat in Ragnarok

Who was Freyr Norse God? Freya the beautiful chief goddess of Vanir had a twin brother whose name was Freyr. While the name of Freya meant “lady”, that of Freyr Norse God meant “lord”. Freyr was incredibly beautiful just like his sister and many other gods. He was the shining god of fertility and the lord …


Freya

Image of Freya Goddess of War and Love

Who was Freya War Goddess? Freya was a Vanir goddess who then came to the Asgard to dwell. She was the goddess of beauty and love. She was the daughter of Njodir a Vanir god and the sister of Freyr. Freya and Freyr were Vanir god twins who were believed to rule the Vanaheim the land …


Loki

Image of Loki Norse Trickster

The most complex and unpredictable figure in Norse mythology must be Loki the trickster. Loki was known as the Trickster God or the Mischief-maker. However, he was not actually god though he dwelled in Asgard the land of Aesir Gods. Loki was the sons of the giants and he came from Jotunheim – the land …


Hel

Image of Hel Death Goddess

Every land in Norse myth has its own king or queen who presided over the whole realm. Hel the goddess of death ruled the land of Helheim. Hel Death Goddess was the daughter of Loki the trickster and Angrboda Giantess, and the sister of two monstrous villains. They were respectively Jormungandr the Midgard Serpent and Wolf …


Jormungandr

Image of Thor and Jormungandr Midgard Serpent encountering

Jormungandr was the name of the Midgard Serpent. Jormungandr Midgard Serpent was the son of Loki and giantess Angrboda and the brother of Wolf Fenrir and the Underworld ruler Hel. So enormous was he that his body built up a circle surrounding the entirety of the Midgard (the land of human) which coined him the …


Fenrir

The image of Monstrous wolf Fenrir

Fenrir, also known as Fenrisúlfr, was the most monstrous and the most savage wolf in Norse mythology. The word “Fenrir” means “He Who Dwells in The Marshes” or “the Fen-dweller”. In the myth, huge, hairy he appeared. And he got the razor-sharp teeth. Wolf Fenrir was so fearsome for when he opened his mouth, his …


Tyr

In Norse mythology, Tyr was the god of war and also the sky god. He was the bravest god of all the Norse gods. Tyr Brave God was likewise the god of Justice and Honor. He was the Lawgiver of the Gods. Tyr in Norse myth was depicted as a war god with only one …


Frigg

Image of Frigg Norse Goddess spinning the clouds

Apart from Odin the Allfather, the only goddess that was permitted to sit on the high seat Hlidskjalf of Odin in Asgard was Frigg Norse Goddess – The Earth Mother.     Up in the Hlidskjalf, they would observe the whole world. Frigg was the wife of Odin and the mother of Balder and Hod. …