BaviPower Viking Blog — Thor

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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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 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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