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A Mostly Accurate Norse God Family Tree [infographic]
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A Mostly Accurate Norse God Family Tree [infographic]

Lol, Odin couldn't keep it in his pants just like Zeus! I think it's hilarious that all these different religions are so similar. Christianity is so simple, One God, he loves you, he died for you, you don't owe him anything.


The songs of my ancestors have not faded into time. I still sing them in this heathen heart of mine. ... in my true Viking heart!


Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). The far right mold could be used for making either depending on the customer. Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.


The Norns - Norse - govern fate, Urd - what has been, Verdandi - what is, Skuld - what is to come. They spin the threads and weave the tapestry of fate for each person's life. The length of the thread is the life span, even the Gods have their own threads but they are hidden. Everything is predetermined by destiny.

from the Guardian

From Thor to Odin: a guide to the Norse gods

As Iceland prepares to build its first temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age, we look at the deities that will be worshipped, including an amoral trickster and the blue ruler of the underworld