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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 …

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Sigyn

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Sigyn is an ásynja goddess, her parents are unknown, but it is generally believed that her ancestry is the Aesir. She is not listed as being a …

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Loki

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Loki is by some, called the god of mischief, but is that really true, is Loki really a god according to the sources in Norse mythology? We know that the …

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Odr

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Odr is a god (Old Norse: Óðr), and he is the husband of the fertility goddess Freya in Norse mythology. The name Óðr which also can be spelled Óð can …