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Odin the Allfather in Norse mythology

Draupnir Ring of Odin: Symbol of Kingship and Sacrifice in Funeral

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Draupnir was the name of Odin's ring that could produce eight more rings every nine days. The Draupnir ring was the gift from Loki to Odin. Later, Odin gave his Draupnir ring to his dead son, Baldur the Shining God. So, what was actually the significance of the Draupnir Ring in Norse mythology?

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Ragnarok the final battle in Norse mythology

Who Won Ragnarok in Norse Mythology?

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Ragnarok was the final battle in Norse mythology. It was no ordinary battle because nearly all major characters in Norse mythology fell in this battle. The consequences were hard to accept because Norse Pantheon collapsed and the whole world was set on fire. But the question is, which side won Ragnarok in Norse mythology?

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Fafnir the Dragon that once was the dwarf prince. Fafnir killed his father to seize the treasure. This was the first time the curse of Andvari's gold was applied on a family

Andvari and Precious Yet Deadly Gold and Ring

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Andvari was the name of a dwarf. He would have been an ordinary dwarf in Norse mythology without his precious gold which could give him more and more gold every day. Andvari loved his treasure a lot. The tragedy happened when Loki forced Andvari to give his treasure to him. There, Andvari cursed the death for the next owners of the gold. 

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If not Valhalla, would the Vikings have any other option for their afterlife

If Not Valhalla, Would the Vikings Have Other Paradise?

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The Vikings held a firm belief in their afterlife. They believed as long as they fought bravely in battle, they would join the gods in their afterlife. The most famous was Valhalla Odin's Hall of the Slain. But besides Valhalla, there was one more paradise for the brave Viking warriors who fell in battle.

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Viking Wolf Howling Symbol meaning Viking wolf jewelry

Viking Wolf Howling Symbol: Madness, Destruction, and Reborn

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Wolf is the most controversial symbol in any mythology and culture. The Viking howling wolf which once was a bit of bad luck is now a positive symbol presenting the determination, the destruction and reborn.

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