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Three brothers, (Odin, Vili and Ve), killed the first living monster (Ymir) and created the world from his body parts: The blood became the oceans. The flesh became the land.  The bones turned into mountains. The teeth turned into stones. The hair turned into plants.The brain they threw up into the air and that was how the clouds were created.

Odin and his brothers, Vili and Ve, slew Ymir and set about constructing the world from his corpse.

Njord – Natasa Ilincic

natasailincic: “ Artwork for Fate of the Norns. In Norse mythology, Njörðr is one of the principal gods of the Vanir tribe of deities, father of Freyr and Freya. He’s associated with sea, seafaring,.

Thor, the thunder-god.    From Teutonic mythology vol. 1, by Viktor Rydberg, London, 1907.    (Source: archive.org)

Thor, the thunder-god. From Teutonic mythology vol. by Viktor Rydberg, London,

Aegir by NatasaIlincic @ Deviantart

Aegir by NatasaIlincic @ Deviantart

Landvættir (“land wights”) are spirits of the land in Norse mythology and in Germanic paganism. They protect and promote the flourishing of the specific places where they live, which can be as small as a rock or a corner of a field, or as large as a section of a country.                                                                                                                                                      More

“ Landvættir (“land wights”) are spirits of the land in Norse mythology and in Germanic paganism. They protect and promote the flourishing of the specific places.

Nordens Guder (Norse Gods) illustration by Lorenz Frolich

Lorenz Frølich - Ask e Embla con Odino, Vili e Ve

A sculpture depicting Hugin & Munin - Odin's Ravens

Products featuring the Norse Gods and Goddesses and tenets of the Asatru religion

Heidrun est la chèvre qui, du sommet de la Valhöll, broute le feuillage de Lærad, et dont les pis procurent de manière inépuisable de l’hydromel aux einherjar. Elle est ici représentée par l'illustrateur suédois Lorenz Frølich. Pour en savoir plus : http://www.fafnir.fr/heidrun.html.

Illustrations by Lorenz Frølich 1895

The Blood Eagle was a Viking torture method where the perpetrator was restrained and cut on either side of their spine. The back ribs were then broken, and the lungs yanked out from behind.

20 Of The Most Gruesome Methods Of Execution From History - Page 3 of 5

Auðumbla and Búri.A Norse mythology image from the 18th century Icelandic manuscript “NKS 1867 4to,” now in the care of the Danish Royal Library.

Auðumbla and Búri. A Norse mythology image from the century Icelandic manuscript “NKS 1867 now in the care of the Danish Royal Library.

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