The Deities of Norse Mythology (Encyclopedia Britannica)
Tyr Frigg Frigg Yggdrasill
Odin approaching the god Mimir’s well beneath the world tree
Popular Norse Deities
God of peace, fertility, earth, rain and sunshine
Wife of Odin, Marriage and Fertility
Watcher of the gods
God of shape shifting and deception.
God of wind and the sea including all things within it.
Chief God, War God, there are a variety of stories surrounding the power of Odin
God of thunder and war; Known for his hammer Mjollnir
God of war and justice.
Goddess of love, beauty, sorcery, fertility, gold, war and death
Places and Terms
Title of the Norse deities (similar to "Olympians" for Greek mythology)
The dwelling place of the gods
World of the dead
The hall of slain warriors
Maidens chosen by Odin to ride into battle and choose those worthy of Valhalla
Mythical Tree that connects the Nine Worlds
Introduction to Norse Mythology
Thor wades through a river while the Aesir ride across the bridge Bifröst.
Norse Mythology (also Germanic, Nordic or Scandinavian Mythology) is the mythology of Scandinavian peoples. Like many ancient mythologies, the Norse myths were handed down verbally for many years. Most of our understanding of Norse myths comes from later recordings of the stories into written word. (Ancient-Mythology, 2015). For more information on Norse mythology you can read the Encyclopedia Britannica page linked below.
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