BaviPower Viking Blog — Norse Creatures

Freya Goddess of War in Norse mythology. She was the only one who could share the fallen warriors with Odin the Allfather. Half of them went to Folkvangr with Freya, half to Valhalla with Odin the Allfather.

Freya Goddess of War: Folkvangr, Cats, and Jewelry

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Freya had a land named Folkvangr which was the afterlife for the fallen warriors. She had a pair of cats to pulled her chariot and the cats also symbolised her characters. Freya also had a necklace that was considered to be the most beautiful necklace ever.

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Yggdrasil Tree of Life in Norse mythology

Yggdrasil Tree Had To Suffer the Pain None Could Tolerate

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Yggdrasil Tree of Life was the Great Tree that held Nine Worlds up its branches. It stood tall in the middle of the cosmos yet little do we know what pain the Tree had been suffering in Norse mythology.

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Animals in Norse mythology were a way that the Vikings honored their domestic animals

Eikthyrnir and Heidrun: The Stag and the Goat that Dwelled in Asgard

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Eikthyrnir and Heidrun were respectively the names of a male deer and a female goat in Norse mythology. They lived up in the top of Valhalla where they would chew the leaves to live on. 

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Odin the Allfather was the chief god in Norse mythology

Odin's Names and How Odin Gained Them

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Odin was among the most complicated figures in Norse mythology. In this blog post, we discuss four names of Odin and its origins.

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The Triplet in Norse mythology: Nidhogg, Ratatoskr, and Vedrfolnir

Triplets in Norse Mythology: Powerful and Troublesome

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In Norse mythology, there were triplets that were not only powerful but also troublesome. They included the Children of Loki, three Norns, and Nidhogg, Ratatoskr, and Veðrfölnir.

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