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Valhalla

In Cosmology by Skjalden

Valhalla (Old Norse: Valhǫll) is the hall of the fallen warriors in Norse mythology. Valhǫll is two compound words, Valr meaning “dead body on a battlefield”, and hǫll meaning hall. …

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Yggdrasil

In Cosmology by Skjalden

Yggdrasil is an eternal green ash tree in Norse mythology. It stands in the middle of the world, with branches that stretch out over all of the nine realms. Each …

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Bifröst

In Cosmology by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Bifröst is the rainbow bridge that connects Asgard (home of the gods) with Midgard (home of humans). Bifröst has three colors and it is so big that …

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Ginnungagap

In Cosmology by Skjalden

Ginnungagap is the great yawning void of emptiness that existed before the cosmos was created in Norse mythology. There was nothing in the beginning, only darkness. Ginnungagap consists of two …

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The Nine Realms in Norse Mythology

In Cosmology by Skjalden

There are nine realms in Norse Mythology, they are called Niflheim, Muspelheim, Asgard, Midgard, Jotunheim, Vanaheim, Alfheim, Svartalfheim, Helheim. The nine worlds in Norse mythology are held in the branches …

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What is Norse Mythology?

In Cosmology by Skjalden

Norse mythology is incredibly rich and deep lore, full of many great stories and poems from Scandinavia and the Germanic countries. Norse mythology which is also known as Germanic mythology …