Tag: norse

34 How was it decided which warriors would go to Fólkvangr and which to Valhalla? 2015-04-28T16:21:01.033

32 What is the difference between giants, Jotuns and trolls in Norse mythology? 2015-05-04T19:39:57.130

26 What is Loki considered to be? 2015-04-29T19:49:29.547

26 Why was Odin afraid that his ravens would not return back to him? 2015-05-04T11:50:52.950

26 Was Loki originally a fire god? 2015-05-19T18:04:46.720

25 Did the Gods and Goddesses in Norse mythology act as patron gods? 2015-04-28T16:06:15.057

20 Is there a connection between Adam and Eve, and Ask and Embla? 2015-04-28T17:16:09.787

20 Why is the story of Odin hanging from Yggdrasil so similar to that of Jesus on the cross? 2016-11-07T19:37:17.773

19 What did Mimir do with Odin's eye? 2015-05-02T14:46:13.460

19 Is Odin the only being who gained knowledge of the runes? 2015-05-06T16:35:15.950

18 Is Mjolnir actually capable of flying back into Thor's hand like a boomerang after being thrown? 2015-05-04T23:11:31.207

18 Why would slaves be sacrificed after their master's death? 2015-05-13T09:33:07.287

17 What is the story behind Thor wearing a wedding dress to get Mjölnir back? 2015-05-04T12:17:02.523

17 Does Odin choose who enters Valhalla? 2015-06-16T08:46:59.980

16 What items were made by the dwarves for the Norse gods? 2015-04-29T20:06:13.597

16 Where was the World Tree located? 2016-10-12T20:10:40.183

15 How is the Hoddmímis holt able to protect humans from Ragnarök? 2015-04-29T04:47:47.540

15 Is the Kraken a single being or a species? 2015-04-29T13:27:31.663

15 How are future apolcalyptic events detailed so greatly? 2015-04-30T06:56:13.013

15 How are the two humans selected to repopulate the world after Ragnarök? 2015-05-03T13:53:56.457

15 What happens after Ragnarök? 2015-05-04T22:23:22.370

15 Is there a deeper meaning to Utgard-Loki, Loki, and Logi? 2015-05-06T19:00:30.283

15 Who were the weapons-makers for the Norse gods? 2015-05-12T20:43:05.950

15 Did Jörmungandr and Fenrir have any relationship/interaction aside from sharing a father? 2015-05-16T15:23:27.827

15 What was the role of the bear in Norse mythology? (Are there bears in Asgard?) 2017-01-04T18:29:53.280

15 Did the Sami affect Norse mythology? 2017-02-27T06:28:12.607

14 Was the Mjölnir usable by only the worthy? 2015-04-28T22:45:04.340

14 Did myths involving Loki influence Christian myths? 2015-06-13T16:25:10.257

14 Are there any relations between Norse elves and Celtic fairies, or their home realms? 2015-07-09T01:19:13.680

13 Are dwarves and dark elves the same? 2015-10-27T20:41:50.627

13 Is there a Western (Greek, Roman, Egyptian, or Norse) god of the cosmos? 2016-03-13T01:17:49.133

12 Why does Óðr (Oder) travel away from Freyja? 2015-06-19T19:41:30.160

12 Are there parallels between Ymir/Auðumbla and Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox besides the obvious? 2016-09-28T20:18:01.063

12 How did dragons get their wings? 2017-07-23T19:16:51.410

11 How do the valkyries choose among the warriors in a battle? 2015-05-09T01:38:37.487

11 Why does the dragon emerge at the dawn of the new world? 2016-01-25T10:26:56.993

11 Trolls in Norway 2016-06-10T15:33:00.217

11 Is "Viking mythology" the same as "Norse mythology" 2016-08-23T17:59:47.217

10 Who is the mother of Freyr and Freyja? 2015-12-05T23:14:57.730

10 How did the Norse ship burial ritual originate from? 2016-01-08T19:49:35.873

10 Did Loki spend 8 years underground as a maid, milking cows and bearing children? 2016-01-29T09:41:31.027

10 Did Huginn and Muninn have personalities? 2016-05-19T04:45:44.213

10 Odin's Counterpart 2016-11-04T10:48:54.843

10 What kind of cats pulled Freya's chariot? 2017-10-19T21:45:56.860

10 What kind of offerings did worshipers make to Thor or other gods of storm? 2018-02-15T22:31:55.457

10 Did Yggdrassil exist before the world's creation 2018-03-23T04:29:06.893

9 Who made Mjölnir? 2015-04-29T10:31:38.310

9 Why is Gylfe trying to deceit his way into Asgard? 2015-06-22T00:16:14.297

9 Does the Prose Edda have a Hungarian translation? 2015-07-12T21:42:30.290

9 How big were the Nine Realms of Norse mythology? 2016-11-04T08:56:57.190

9 Did Loki give birth to a monster? 2016-11-29T10:10:35.333

9 Friday: the day of Frigg, or Freyja? 2016-12-05T12:44:12.007

9 What is the source of the fable of Thor’s attempt to drink up a small spring? 2016-12-13T14:08:57.170

9 Does Pippi Longstocking have mythological roots? 2017-01-13T18:02:12.533

9 Elves and Dwarves in Norse Mythology 2017-04-09T07:56:05.447

9 What is the Norse equivalent to the Great Flood? 2017-11-30T01:33:13.813

8 Who fathered Gefjun's ox sons? 2015-06-15T08:37:39.487

8 Why is Vidar silent? 2015-06-18T13:19:12.320

8 Who is the sword juggler in the Gylfaginning? 2015-06-21T15:00:18.963

8 In Norse mythology, is there a reference to a stone/rock place, entity, object? 2015-09-17T08:35:59.880

8 What gender was the Midgard Serpent Jormungand? 2016-01-25T03:28:42.317

8 Do the leaves of Yggdrasil (the World Tree) have any special properties? 2016-02-08T18:13:55.073

8 What are the functions of Giantesses in the Norse Mythology and Folklore? 2017-01-13T18:13:34.670

8 Who is the Greek king Brynhild fought? 2017-01-26T19:03:43.103

8 Can Thor fly in Norse mythology? 2017-02-01T21:02:36.217

8 What is the name of Brokkr's forge in Norse mythology? 2017-06-11T06:17:22.080

8 How does the Christian Hell come to be called Hell? Is it related to the Norse Hel? 2017-07-17T19:35:21.657

8 Hoenir in Tolkien's writing 2017-08-10T15:31:01.670

8 Does Thor's strength confer a degree of physical invulnerability? 2017-11-16T23:00:40.373

7 Was the transition of the descendants of Rígr into the family of Dan a peaceful one or a violent one? 2015-06-10T21:58:35.933

7 According to the Gylfaginning, where do giants live? 2015-06-15T15:50:55.607

7 Significance of Gylfi's choice of pseudonym 2015-06-29T08:13:57.350

7 When did Odin and Loki became blood brothers? 2016-01-28T08:02:10.927

7 What happens to the Dwarves during Ragnarok? 2016-04-06T00:01:36.943

7 Did Frigg cheat on Odin? 2016-04-08T13:42:07.767

7 How did the animosity between Loki and Heimdal start? 2016-07-05T00:33:35.127

7 Is a runic manuscript of the Heimskringla realistic? 2016-08-31T20:54:21.177

7 Did Ragnarök influence the Apocalypse of John? 2017-01-19T17:41:16.513

7 Destruction of the universe by fire in the Ancient Greek canon? 2017-03-23T16:52:00.357

7 What do the "runes" on this pendant say? 2017-06-16T16:06:09.553

7 How was the world tree Yggdrasil created? 2017-07-13T00:41:59.993

7 Was Ymir ever awake? 2017-07-16T18:50:14.793

7 What is the source of Leif Ericson's encounter with sasquatch? 2018-02-03T14:09:59.247

7 Confusion regarding the telling of a chess game in the Völuspá (Ragnarök aftermath) 2018-03-27T03:45:30.333

7 How were trolls created in Norse mythology? 2018-07-06T22:29:23.600

7 Is there a specific term in Norse mythology for Odin's self-sacrifice? 2018-08-27T19:25:02.787

6 How did Sindri and Brokkr win the bet with Loki, when Mjölnir is clearly faulty? 2016-01-20T18:05:32.210

6 How often were Odin and Loki allied? 2016-02-02T12:01:51.560

6 Why did the daughters of Hymir urinate in Njord's mouth? 2016-10-19T05:34:37.980

6 Did Odin Have A Relationship With Freya? 2016-11-05T07:00:03.867

6 Is there a preferred, scholarly edition of the Gesta Danorum in English? 2016-11-17T18:00:32.683

6 Who is Völsung's mother? 2017-01-08T21:47:45.843

6 Did Odin heal Sinfjotli? 2017-01-09T12:49:12.547

6 Suicide in the Sagas? 2017-01-16T21:02:28.867

6 Why is Odin called the Allfather? 2017-01-19T20:17:17.723

6 How large were Norse dragons? 2017-01-22T22:45:50.703

6 Is there any Norse mythological figure associated with victory? 2017-02-21T19:03:15.830

6 Why is Odin the patron of outcasts? 2017-04-11T17:13:57.283

6 Hugin and Muninn in runes 2017-07-30T16:20:48.740