To forge a world

To forge a world

After the giant Ymer, who lived in the void Ginnungagap, was slain by the three brothers Odin, Vile and Ve, they hauled his body to the center of the void and shaped it into a world. From his blood they made lakes and rivers, from his flesh the soil, his bones were...
Holy cow

Holy cow

I´m going to dive back into the creation myths of Norse mythology – back to the very beginning. I have previously told you about Ymer, the first giant, so let´s start at his dinner table. Everybody knows a giant can´t live on air and luckily for Ymer he did not have...
Fire and ice

Fire and ice

At the beginning of our time, before the creation of the world of men, there existed what we could call two primary realms. The cold barren tundra of Nifelheim to the north and the blazing fires of the Muspell wasteland to the south. They were separated by a large...