Animals in Norse mythology

Their names Tanngniost “Teeth barer” and Tanngrisnir “Teeth grinder” are the two goats, who pulls Thor’s chariot. Whenever Thor rides in his chariot, people can hear the noise from the wheels, and see the sparks and lightning from the wheels sent out as they flew across the sky. Some think that the sparks come from his hammer Mjölnir.…

Popular Norse Names: Meaning, History, A-Z

Old Norse Background. Closely related to Old English, Old Norse is a North Germanic language once used by Germanic tribes in Northern Europe. This was the language of Norse sagas – telling magical stories about Scandinavian and Germanic history, Viking voyages a ……

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Viking name generator . This name generator will generate 10 random Viking names. The Vikings were a Norse people who, between the 8th and 11th century, traded with and plundered much of Europe, as well as parts of Asia and North Africa.…

Totemism - Norse Mythology for Smart People

In the pre-Christian worldview and practices of the Norse and other Germanic peoples, we find totemism manifested in two especially prominent and powerful areas: the animal helping spirits, most notably the fylgjur, and the patron animals of shamanic military societies. The Fylgjur…