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...
The first giant

The first giant

In the universe of Norse mythology, between fire and ice, Muspelheim and Nifelheim, were the great nothingness called Ginnungagap (The great gap), as I wrote about in my previous post. There were also a few great poisonous rivers called Elivågor (The icy waves),...
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...