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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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Jord: Mother of Thor, Giantess of Earth

Jord: Giantess of Earth and Mother of Thor

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Jord was the name of the giantess of earth who mothered Thor the god of Thunder and Storm in Norse mythology. Many scholars believed that Thor was that strong because of his mother and father.

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Quick Explanation of Norse Names in Norse mythology

Quick Explanation of Names in Norse Mythology (Part 1)

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In this blog post, we are to have a very brief explanation of why the gods in Norse mythology are named so. Things in Norse mythology always mean something.

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Thor Odinson

Thor of Asgard: More than God of Thunderstorm

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In Norse myth, Odin fathered Thor God of thunderstorm. In modern time, no god in Norse mythology could rival Thor in terms of reputation. And the original Norse Thor was more than just a god of thunderstorm.

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