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Thor God of Thunder and Storm

Three Times Thor Got Embarrassed in Norse Mythology

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Here are three times when Thor lost his face in front of other people. In Norse mythology, Thor was the symbol of strength, the peacekeeper, and the Asgard defender.

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How Thor and Jormungand became sworn enemies

Why Thor and Jormungandr Hated Each Other?

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The final battle in Ragnarok witnessed the fall of Thor and Jormungandr the sworn enemy of Thunder God. The pair actually harbored hatred toward each other long ago. Here are the reasons for this "bonding" of Thor and Jormungand.

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What Is the Appeal of Norse Mythology?

What Is the Appeal of Norse Mythology?

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If we can read between the lines of Norse mythology, we understand what is truly the appeal of the myth. It is not just bloodshed, war, revenge, and death that surround the story. It goes beyond that.

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Thor Goats in Norse mythology

Why Thor Chose Goats to Pull Chariot?

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In Norse mythology, Thor the God of thunder and storm had a pair of goats for himself to ride across the sky. Their names were Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr. The question is, why Thor chose to ride on a pair of goats instead of many more awesome animals?

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Viking god of thunder and storm. Why the Vikings worshipped Thor?

Why The Vikings Worshipped Thor?

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There are two reasons that help us explain why the Vikings worshipped Thor god of thunder and storm in Norse mythology.

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