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...
A cursed golden ring

A cursed golden ring

I´m going to keep to the gold theme from my last post and tell you a story about cursed gold. It´s very obvious that gold was of great value in Norse mythology and were regarded with great respect. Unfortunate there is also more than one example of gold that harms...
Odin, one name amongst many

Odin, one name amongst many

In the Edda it is explained that Odin carries many names depending where in the world people worship him and what language they speak. You are not allowed to call yourself wise if you don´t know the old stories about him traveling across the globe. Weird way to...