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Valkyrie
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Valkyrie

A Valkyrie is a figure in Norse mythology depicted as a warrior woman on horseback, a wolf or boar, and armed with a spear, who decides the fate of warriors in battle and carries the dead to Odin’s Valhalla. Valkyrie means "chooser of the...
Hel
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Hel

Hel is the queen of the afterlife realm of Hel in Norse mythology. She is the daughter of the god Loki and giantess Angrboda and sister of Fenrir the wolf and Jörmungandr the World Serpent. Although often referenced as a goddess, Hel is more...
Nine Realms of Norse Cosmology
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Nine Realms of Norse Cosmology

Norse cosmology divided the universe into nine realms. The center of the universe was the great world-tree Yggdrasil and the nine realms either spread out from the tree or existed in levels stretching from the roots down and, marginally...
After Ragnarök
Imageby Emil Doepler

After Ragnarök

After Ragnarök by Emil Doepler, illustration from page 58 of Walhall, die Götterwelt der Germanen. Martin Oldenbourg, Berlin, 1905. The scene depicts the line from the Völuspá "Waterfalls flow and eagles fly overhead, hunting for fish...
Ragnarök After Surtr Engulfs the World
Imageby Emil Doepler

Ragnarök After Surtr Engulfs the World

Ragnarök after the fire giant Surtr has set fire to the Nine Realms of Norse cosmology by Emil Doepler, illustration from page 57 of Walhall, die Götterwelt der Germanen, Martin Oldenbourg, Berlin, 1905.
Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök
Imageby Andrew Howe

Gosforth Cross Depicting Ragnarök

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...
Norse Mythology - Ragnarok
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Norse Mythology - Ragnarok

Marking the end of the Norse mythical cycle, Ragnarök is also known as the twilight of the gods. But who survives Ragnarök, and what happens once the world has ended?
Ragnarok: Crash Course World Mythology #24
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Ragnarok: Crash Course World Mythology #24

Ragnarok! It's the end of the world, Norse style. It's got everything you want in an apocalypse. Earthquakes, destruction, armies of the dead, a giant evil wolf, giants with flaming swords, and a kind of happy ending. It's got it all. But...
Ragnarok: The Final Battle of the Norse Gods (Part 3/3) - Norse Mythology Stories - See U in History
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Ragnarok: The Final Battle of the Norse Gods (Part 3/3) - Norse Mythology Stories - See U in History

Ragnarök: The Final Battle of the Norse Gods - Norse Mythology Stories
Vikings
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Vikings

The Vikings were diverse Scandinavian seafarers from Norway, Sweden, and Denmark whose raids and subsequent settlements significantly impacted the cultures of Europe and were felt as far as the Mediterranean regions c. 790 - c. 1100 CE. The...
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