Norse Mythology

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 …


Mjolnir Symbol – Thor’s Hammer

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In Norse mythology, Mjolnir or Thor’s hammer was one of the most powerful weapons. The owner of Mjolnir hammer was Thor the god of lightning and thunder. And yes, the main power of Mjolnir was to create the storm and strike thunder and lightning. Mjolnir hammer not only became a powerful symbol in Norse sagas but Mjolnir …


What were Odin Weapons?

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Odin the Allfather was the Aesir chief god who was also the ruler of the Asgard stronghold. He was the god of death, war, poem, and wisdom. Under the dark cloak, Odin appeared in a form of an old man with long beard wandering the Nine Worlds to pursue wisdom. Though depicted as a god …


Power of Odin the Allfather

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In Norse mythology, Odin was one of the most respected and powerful gods. Odin was the Aesir chief god who presided over the deity land of Asgard. Being the first ranks in the Norse pantheon, Odin was in possession of many incredible powers. All of Odin Power that made him become powerful related to Wisdom, …


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 …


Norse World Creation

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Before the beautiful and evergreen sight of the world,  there was nothing in this cosmos. The cosmos at that point was null and void. Everything was engulfed in darkness and blackness. The only enormous emptiness was known as Gunningagap. This chaos of perfect silence and darkness just laid there long before the glorious period of …


The Mead of Poetry

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Mead of Poetry was a famous detail in Norse mythology. Mead of Poetry was a mysterious beverage that whoever sipped it could be a scholar and answer any question in life. The story of it revolved many big figures in the myth, from Odin the Allfather to the dwarves and giant. Mead of Poetry Origin …


Wisest Norse Being

In Norse mythology, the strongest god was Thor, the most beloved god was Baldur, the most mischievous character was Loki, etc. But have you ever wondered who was the wisest being in Norse myth? No, it was not Odin who was the God of wisdom. Odin was the knowledge seeker who would pay anything just …


Norse Gods War

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In Norse mythology, there were two main tribes of Gods: the Aesir and the Vanir. We mainly knew about these two tribes aiding each other in combat during the event of Ragnarok. However, there was a time when these two tribes were in conflict. In this “Norse Gods War” writing, we are going to figure out what was the reason for the Aesir and Vanir war as well as their solution to establish …


Norse Gods Summary

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Norse mythology has a system of various characters ranging from Gods, elves, to dwarves, giants, human, etc. This blog post is going to provide you a vivid summary of Norse Gods. In Norse mythology, there were two main God tribes: Aesir and Vanir. While the Aesir gods dwelled in Asgard, the Vanir gods’ place was …