Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök

Illustration

Joshua J. Mark
by Andrew Howe
published on 10 September 2021
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The Gosforth Cross, Cumbria, England, dated to the 10th century CE.

It depicts pivotal events from Ragnarök including Heimdall sounding the horn to battle, Thor's battle with Jörmungandr, Vidarr slaying Fenrir, and Loki's imprisonment below the earth.

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Howe, A. (2021, September 10). Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14601/gosforth-cross-depicting-ragnarok/

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Howe, Andrew. "Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 10, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14601/gosforth-cross-depicting-ragnarok/.

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Howe, Andrew. "Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Sep 2021. Web. 17 Oct 2021.