Norse Mythology

Viking Wolf Symbol

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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

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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 …

Web of Wyrd

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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

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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 …

Aegishjalmur – Helm of Awe

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The Helm of Awe or Ægishjálmur (EYE-gis-hiowl-mer) was one of the most mysterious symbols to the Vikings and Norse mythology. People regard it as a powerful and mystical symbol. The main power that people know about the Helm of Awe was its protection for the wearers. The Design of Helm of Awe The Helm of Awe consisted of eight spikes that radiated out like they were protecting the central point. This design stroke and instilled …

Odin Symbols

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Odin the Allfather in Norse myth was a complicated and unpredictable character. Due to his complexity and mystery, Odin might have obtained many symbols that represented his power and presence. Below are some descriptions and meanings of Odin symbols. Valknut One of the most wel-known Odin symbols to the Norse lovers might be the Valknut symbol. The …