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Horses in Norse Mythology: Symbol of Wildness

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Horse in Norse mythology was not only the symbol of wildness but also the symbol of leadership. Odin had the horse named Sleipnir. Helhest was the horse of Hel Queen of the Deceased. And Gullifaxi was the name of Magni's Horse.

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Fenrir the Wolf in Norse mythology wasn't a god. He was the giant of destruction who triggered off Ragnarok and swallowed Odin the Allfather

5 Figures You Call Gods Aren't Gods in Norse Myth

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In Norse mythology, Fenrir, Loki, Hel, Elli, and Sigyn were never called gods or goddesses. They were more likely to come from the land of the giants who were the enemies of the gods in Norse mythology.

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God Thor God of Thunder and Storm in Norse mythology

Who Were the Weather Gods in Norse Mythology?

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In Norse mythology, there were weather gods that were believed to cause many natural phenomena. But who were the Viking Weather Gods in Norse mythology?

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Odin and Mimir in Norse mythology. Mimir the Wise was the consultant of the gods

Mimir: Consultant of Odin Who Was Beheaded by Vanir Gods

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Mimir was an obscure figure in Norse mythology. However, he was among the most benevolent creatures in the Nine Worlds. Even Odin the Allfather had to ask him for advice.

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Odin the Allfather, Muninn, Huginn, and Mimir

Top Violent and Bloody Executions in Norse Mythology

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Mimir the Wise was beheaded and his head was sent back to Odin the Allfather. Kvasir was killed and his blood was used to make the Mead of Poetry. Narfi son of Loki was killed and his entrails were used to bind Loki to the rocks. Thor slaughtered a giant family for stealing his Mjolnir hammer.

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