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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Norse Mythology Now a major motion picture by Marvel! Norse Mythology is now more alive than ever! It has inspired many books, and movies such as Thor: Dark World double click to change this title text! The Norse Gods There were many Norse gods and goddesses, each representing different elements of the world. They ruled Midgard (The Earth) Until the time of Ragnarok, the apocalypse. They lived in the great palace of Asgard, and were the enemies of the giants of Jotunheim. Frigga Queen of Asgard Frigga, Odin's second but favorite wife, ruled along side him as the queen of Asgard. She was the goddess of marriage and fidelity. Frigga spun the clouds in the sky on her spinning wheel. Frigga's palace Fensalirwas a final resting place for happily married couples who truly loved each other. Frigga was the only Aesir who could occasionally deceive Odin. On one occasion, Odin and Frigga couldn't agree on which side to give victory to in a battle. Odin said that he would take a nap and the camp he saw first when he woke up would win. His couch faced the camp he was supporting, so Frigga turned it around as he slept. Odin wokeup and saw her camp, so her side won. Odin King of The Gods Odin was one of the original Norse gods. He ruled over the people of Asgard. (The Aesir) OdinHad only one eye, after he sacrificed one to gain the power to see into the future. He was alwaysgrim and unhappy, because when he looked to the future, he witnessed Ragnarok happening.Odin often carried the great spear Gungnir. Thor God of Thunder Thor was the god of thunder. He is by far Odin's mightiest child, being the strongest of the Aesir. He had a massive temper, and hated giants. Thor carried the mighty hammer Mjolnir. Mjolnir was so heavy that only Thor could wield it. Thor rode a chariot pulled by two golden goats, Tanningniostr and Tanningrisnt. Thor was the patron god of peasants and slaves. His palace Bilskirnir was the final resting place for faithful servants. Loki God of Chaos and Trickery Loki God of Chaos and Trickery double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. Loki was possessed with the urge to create mischief. His personality could change from a goodnatured trickster to an evil mastermind. Loki often did not think of the safety of others, and he sometimes put himself in danger while stirring up trouble. Loki was the only god to side withthe forces of evil during Ragnarok. Loki was responsible for the death of Balder, the god of light. double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. Themes in Norse Mythology War War War double click to change this header text! War plays a major role in Norse mythology. The Gods constantly fought the Giants of Jotunthiem.The Norse believed that the noblest way to die was in battle. Those who died in battle went to Valhala Ragnarok was basically a big war between the forces of good and evil. Sacrifice Most of the Norse gods were noble, and they sacrificed themselves while trying to protect the old world. Odin even sacrificed his eye to gain the power of prophecy. Freya, the goddess of love,Makes a sacrifice to win a beautiful necklace from some dwarves. Love The Gods and Goddesses constantly fell in love with each other. There are many Norse Mythsthat show examples of love. Odin fell in love with multiple goddesses, and even a fewGiantesses, as did Thor. Loki was eventually imprisoned, chained by the edge of the worldas a snake dripped venom into his eyes. His faithful wife stood over him with a bowl to catchthe poison. she never left him except to empty the bowl. Roberts, Morgan J. Norse Gods and Heroes. New York: MetroBooks, 1995. Print. Citations
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