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In Norse mythology, Midgard is the Earth. It was created when the supreme god, Odin and his ...Read more
Aegir was a fierce god of the sea in Norse and Celtic mythology. He and his wife, Ran, had ...Read more
Njord was the god of the sea and wind in Norse mythology. He was the father of Freyr and Freya. ...Read more
In Norse mythology, Thor was the god of thunder. He produces thunder with his hammer, called ...Read more
In the early centuries after the birth of Christ, Tyr was a powerful god of the sky and war. ...Read more
Odin was the mighty god to the Norsemen. He was called All-Father. He is pictured as a middle-aged ...Read more
Norse mythology associates the aurora with the beautiful goddess, Freya, daughter of Njord ...Read more
In Norse mythology, it is believed that the northern lights (the aurora) were light reflected ...Read more
In Norse mythology, Freyr is linked with the Sun. His parents were the sea god Njord and the ...Read more
One of the volcanoes on the planet of Venus is named after the Norse goddess Sif. Most of the ...Read more
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