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Prologue

Prologue

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1: This text will be divided into two parts. The first is a collection of religious myths from pre-Christian Scandinavia. The origins of the orig..
The Creation Of The Cosmos

The Creation Of The Cosmos

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Here begins the first part, which is the collection of Norse myths. Ymir being slain by Odin and his brothers (Lorenz Frølich) 1..
The Creation Of Thor's Hammer

The Creation Of Thor's Hammer

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“The Third Gift " an Enormous Hammer” by Elmer Boyd Smith (1902) 1: One day, Loki the trickster found himself in an especially mis..
Odin's Discovery Of The Runes

Odin's Discovery Of The Runes

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The Codex Runicus, a law code written in runes (c. 1300 AD) 1: The Norse god Odin is a relentless seeker after knowledge and wisdom, and is wi..
The Aesir-Vanir War

The Aesir-Vanir War

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“The Aesir Against The Vanir” by Carl Ehrenberg (1882) In Norse mythology, gods and goddesses usually belong to one of two tribes:..
The Mead Of Poetry

The Mead Of Poetry

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Odin in eagle form obtaining the mead of poetry from Gunnlod, with Suttung in the background (detail of the Stora Hammars III runestone, c. 700 A..
The Fortification Of Asgard

The Fortification Of Asgard

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“Loki and Svadilfari” by Dorothy Hardy (1909) Asgard, the celestial stronghold of the Aesir tribe of gods and goddesses, is encirc..
Why Odin Is One-Eyed

Why Odin Is One-Eyed

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Odin in an Icelandic illuminated manuscript (18th century) 1: Odin’s quest for wisdom is never-ending, and he is willing to pay any pric..
The Kidnapping Of Idun

The Kidnapping Of Idun

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“Loki and Idun” by John Bauer (1911) Idun is one of the most prominent goddesses in Norse mythology. She’s the keeper of m..
The Marriage Of Njord And Skadi

The Marriage Of Njord And Skadi

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“Njord and Skadi on the Way to Nóatún” by Wilhelm Wägner (1882) This tale begins where The Kidnapping of Idun en..

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