Norse Mythology

Viking Odin Artifact: The Viking Cult of Odin Worship

Viking Odin Artifact featuring Odin the Allfather on his High Throne with his ravens and wolves

Odin was among the most important and influential gods in the Viking belief. The Vikings respected and worshiped Odin who was the chief god of Asgard and god of war. From the Viking tales to the Viking archaeological excavation, we can see traces of Odin worship. Viking Odin artifact contributes a lot to describe the …


How Powerful Odin The Allfather in Norse Myth?

Odin the Allfather facing Fenrir the wolf in Ragnarok. As prophecy, Ragnarok was the doom of the gods. And in Ragnarok, the Powerful Odin fell.

Odin in Norse mythology was the father of many famous and mighty gods. He was the chief god ruling over Asgard the stronghold of Aesir gods. Odin’s sparkling hall in Asgard was Valhalla where Odin welcomed the bravest human warriors who fell in battle. Odin always appeared as an old man with white bear wearing …


Vidar Viking God: God of Silence to the Slayer of Fenrir

Image of Slayer of Fenrir in Norse mythology

Vidar Odin’s son was among the supportive characters in the Norse mythology. But anyone who carefully reads the mythology can notice the superpower within this god. He who remained calm and silent the whole story was in range in his father’s death. He who in range for the loss of his beloved father became the …


Who Were The Viking Gods of War?

The Vikings worshiped many gods which we can call the Norse Pantheon. Every god occupied a number of qualities that help to build their personal characteristics and power. Because the Vikings joined many battles and wars, they needed someone to empower them in the battles because skills only were not enough. So who were the …


Viking Valknut Symbol

Image of Viking Valknut symbol

Valknut pronounced as “VAL-knoot” was one of the most sacred Viking symbols. The reason why Viking Valknut symbol was famous and respected was mainly attributed to its direct link with Odin the Allfather. This Valknut symbol was one of the mightiest Odin’s symbols. Viking Valknut Symbol of Death The symbol of Valknut consisted of three interlocking triangles that pointed upwards. This symbol appeared in many runestones and depictions …


Viking Wolf Symbol

Image of Viking Wolf Symbol

Of all the animals, wolves have been suffering the most controversies. Most of the times, the illustration of wolves is often the villain. However, there are times that wolves prove to be helpful. In Norse mythology, Viking wolf symbol presented both the negative and positive sides. The most famous wolf in Norse mythology and Viking belief was Fenrir the God of Destruction. Fenrir – Viking Wolf Symbol Fenrir was …


Gungnir – Odin’s Spear

Image of Odin the Allfather Gungnir Spear

The tribe of Aesir gods was famous for their weapons and great skills to use such weapons meanwhile the Vanir tribe was known for their magic. Indeed, each Aesir god possessed themselves a type of weapons that helped to defend themselves. The ruler of Asgard, Odin the Father of All, owned a very powerful weapon. Odin’s primary weapon was Gungnir spear which was no ordinary weapon. In many depictions these days, Odin was holding the …


Sleipnir – Odin’s Horse

Image of Sleipnir

In Norse mythology, nearly all Gods possessed powerful animals to ride on. For example, Thor rode a chariot pulled by two goats. God Freyr rode on the back of a boar. Or goddess Freya had a little chariot pulled by two cats. Regarding Odin the Allfather, he possessed himself a magical horse Sleipnir who was mighty enough to become …


Web of Wyrd

Image for Web of Wyrd Viking symbols

The fountain of Viking symbols always seems to be a wonderful source of both power and inspiration. Among those symbols, the Web of Wyrd was the listed as one of the most awesome and mysterious ones. The meaning and power of Web of Wyrd were worth discussing. In this blog post, we are going to discover one of the most important Viking symbols: the Web of Wyrd. The Web of Wyrd symbol was very powerful In Norse mythology and Viking belief, …


Viking Twin Ravens Symbol

Image of Viking twin ravens symbol

The Norse belief and tales deeply implanted into the mindset of the Vikings. They worshipped the Norse pantheon and used the Norse symbols as their amulets in life. Of all the Norse/Viking symbols, the twin ravens were one of the most powerful symbols that the Vikings respected. In this blog post, we are going to discuss the Viking Ravens Symbol Twin Ravens were Odin’s …