Ægir (konge over havet) var i den nordiske mytologi en af tre jætter, som bor hos aserne. De to andre er Loke (der repræsenterer ild) og Kari (der repræsenterer luft). Navnet Ægir knytter sig til ordet for vand, og han er personificeringen af havet. Hans kræfter kan bruges både til godt og ondt, men har hele tiden med vandet og havet at gøre. Floden Ejderen kaldtes også "Ægirs dør", og "Ægirs kæber" var de tidevandsbølger og virvelstrømme som opslugte skibe til havs. Hans kolleger er græske…

Ægir (konge over havet) var i den nordiske mytologi en af tre jætter, som bor hos aserne. De to andre er Loke (der repræsenterer ild) og Kari (der repræsenterer luft). Navnet Ægir knytter sig til ordet for vand, og han er personificeringen af havet. Hans kræfter kan bruges både til godt og ondt, men har hele tiden med vandet og havet at gøre. Floden Ejderen kaldtes også "Ægirs dør", og "Ægirs kæber" var de tidevandsbølger og virvelstrømme som opslugte skibe til havs. Hans kolleger er græske…

LIF-Homem que surgirá de dentro da grande árvore Yggdrasill após o Ragnarok e que, com a mulher Lifthrasir, também surgida da árvore, repovoará a Terra.

LIF-Homem que surgirá de dentro da grande árvore Yggdrasill após o Ragnarok e que, com a mulher Lifthrasir, também surgida da árvore, repovoará a Terra.

Jötunheimr (or Jǫtunheimr; often anglicized as Jotunheim) is one of the Nine Worlds and the homeland (heim 'home') of the Giants of Norse Mythology — Rock Giants and Frost Giants.

Jötunheimr (or Jǫtunheimr; often anglicized as Jotunheim) is one of the Nine Worlds and the homeland (heim 'home') of the Giants of Norse Mythology — Rock Giants and Frost Giants.

Gustave Dore did gorgeous illustrations for Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

Gustave Dore did gorgeous illustrations for Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner."

In Norse mythology, the Wave Maidens (also known as the Billow Maidens) are the nine daughters of Rán and Ægir, the Goddess and god of the sea... They were portrayed as beautiful maidens dressed in white robes and veils and always helped their father, brew the beer for the gods.  Their names are poetic terms for the many different characteristics of the ocean waves.

In Norse mythology, the Wave Maidens (also known as the Billow Maidens) are the nine daughters of Rán and Ægir, the Goddess and god of the sea... They were portrayed as beautiful maidens dressed in white robes and veils and always helped their father, brew the beer for the gods. Their names are poetic terms for the many different characteristics of the ocean waves.

Freyja, Vanadís, and Seiðramóðir. She is the Norse goddess of Love, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death.

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Freyja, Vanadís, and Seiðramóðir. She is the Norse goddess of Love, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, and death.

Freja (norrønt: Freyja) er en vigtig gudinde i den nordiske mytologi. Hun var frugtbarhedsgudinde, men blev primært opfattet som kærlighedsgud i erotisk og svangerskabsmæssig forstand, og var i vikingetiden den vigtigste kvindelige guddom, måske var hun den ældre gudinde Nerthus arvtager i Norden, og måske gled hendes skikkelse og dyrkelsen af hende over i Jomfru Maria i løbet af middelalderen. Udover elskov og frugtbarhed blev hun associeret med død, krig, magi, profeti og rigdom ligesom…

Freja (norrønt: Freyja) er en vigtig gudinde i den nordiske mytologi. Hun var frugtbarhedsgudinde, men blev primært opfattet som kærlighedsgud i erotisk og svangerskabsmæssig forstand, og var i vikingetiden den vigtigste kvindelige guddom, måske var hun den ældre gudinde Nerthus arvtager i Norden, og måske gled hendes skikkelse og dyrkelsen af hende over i Jomfru Maria i løbet af middelalderen. Udover elskov og frugtbarhed blev hun associeret med død, krig, magi, profeti og rigdom ligesom…

Hodur is the blind Norse god of the wintry months that featured extensive darkness, as his brother Baldur was the god of the light-plenty, warmer- weather months. Hodur, who “learned to kill when he was one night old” is, of course, best remembered for being Loki’s dupe when he engineered the death of Baldur by Hodur’s hand, guiding the blind god’s aim when he hurled the surprisingly fatal projectile of mistletoe.

Hodur is the blind Norse god of the wintry months that featured extensive darkness, as his brother Baldur was the god of the light-plenty, warmer- weather months. Hodur, who “learned to kill when he was one night old” is, of course, best remembered for being Loki’s dupe when he engineered the death of Baldur by Hodur’s hand, guiding the blind god’s aim when he hurled the surprisingly fatal projectile of mistletoe.

Ægir (Old Norse "sea") is the god of the ocean & king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology. He often appears in art as a thin old man with clutching hands & long white hair resembling sea foam, although he is sometimes shown as a giant.  The Norse, a seafaring people who knew the sea & its dangers, valued Aegir highly. Aegir & his wife carried a net with which they could trap seafarers & pull them down to their underwater kingdom. Drowned sailors were said to dine at Aegir's banquet hall.

Ægir (Old Norse "sea") is the god of the ocean & king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology. He often appears in art as a thin old man with clutching hands & long white hair resembling sea foam, although he is sometimes shown as a giant. The Norse, a seafaring people who knew the sea & its dangers, valued Aegir highly. Aegir & his wife carried a net with which they could trap seafarers & pull them down to their underwater kingdom. Drowned sailors were said to dine at Aegir's banquet hall.

Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr.  After Baldr's death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr's ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr. After Baldr's death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr's ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

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