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Huginn and Muninn

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Huginn and Muninn are Odin’s two ravens. Huginn is the old Norse word for “thought” and Muninn is the old Norse word for “memory”. Every morning at …

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Thor’s goats

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr which respectively can be translated into teeth-barer and teeth-grinder are Thor’s two goats. Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr pull his chariot across the sky and bring …

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Norns

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

The three Norns (Old Norse: norn, plural “nornir”) in Norse mythology decide the life course and length for every single being. The Norns live in a hall at the well …

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Sleipnir

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Sleipnir is Odin’s gray eight-legged horse in Norse mythology. The horse is so fast that when it runs it looks like it is sliding through the air. The name Sleipnir …

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Fenrir

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

The Fenrir wolf (Old Norse: Fenrisúlfr) is one of Loki and Angrboda’s three children in Norse mythology. Fenrir has two siblings, Hel, who is the queen of the realm Helheim, …

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Jörmungandr

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr is the feared monster that encircles the realm of Midgard. It is one of the three children of Loki and Angrboða, the other two are Hel …

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Hel

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Hel is the queen of the realm of the dead. Every single person who dies from an illness, age, or is considered a coward or dishonorable by …

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Narfi and Váli

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Narfi and Váli are the sons of Loki and his wife Sigyn. They are minor deities and they do not seem to have a particularly high status …