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Sleipnir Horse of Odin: Why It Had to be A Horse?

Odin the Allfather on his Sleipnir the horse

In the previous blog post, we have discussed why Thor had a pair of goats pulled his chariot. It was quite laughable to think about a muscular man with two goats and a chariot. But every detail in Norse mythology does have its meaning and so did the image of two goats. Odin the Allfather …


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 …


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 …


What were Odin Weapons?

Image of Odin power

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

Image of Odin power Odin Sleipnir Gungnir

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

Image of Valknut Odin symbols

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 …


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 …


Odin

Odin the Allfather

The chief of the Aesir gods was Odin the Allfather. Most of the time, Odin was illustrated as an old man with the long white beard, wearing a dark cloak and a floppy hat. He spoke only in poems and he granted his ability to compose poems at his pleasure. Odin sometimes disguised himself in …