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Farbauti and Laufey

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Farbauti and Laufey are a mixed couple, Farbauti is a jötunn, and Layfey is from the Aesir in Norse mythology, together they had probably the most annoying son that one …

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Aegir and Ran

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Aegir and Ran are a married couple that lives under the sea. Ran is a sea goddess, and her husband Aegir is a jotünn, and together they …

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Ask and Embla

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Ask (male) and Embla (female) were the first two humans in Norse mythology. They were brought to life by the three sons of Borr and Bestla, Odin, Vili, and Vé. …

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Vili and Vé

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Vili and Vé are the two brothers of the god Odin, the name Vili means (will), and Vé means (the holy). The three brothers are the sons …

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Bölthorn

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Bölthorn is one of the first jötnar in Norse mythology according to the Poetic Edda written by Snorri Sturluson in the 13 century. There is not much known about this …

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Mimir

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

One of the wisest gods in Norse mythology is Mimir. His knowledge is tremendous, and it may even outstrip that of Odin. The name Mimir means the rememberer or memory, …

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Borr and Bestla

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Borr is the son of the primeval being Búri in Norse mythology, his mother is unknown, all we know is that his father begat him. The name Borr is from …

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Búri

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Búri is the ancestor of all the Aesir in Norse mythology, his name means the producer/father in Old Norse. He came into existence by either Seidr (magic) or by the …

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Audhumbla

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In prehistoric times a giant cow named Audhumbla (Old Norse: Auðumbla) was living in an area that only consisted of snow and ice. This place was called Niflheim, and it …