Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Odin, der Göttervater.jpg

Odin (whiles cried Oden an aw, Óðinn) was the heidmaist god of the pantheon in Norse Mythology. He was the king o the Æsir, the main king of Norse gods, being the allfather of the Æsirs.

Odin was a god of war, but was contained with wisdom. He had a eight-legged horse named Sleipnir and the spear, Gungnir. He had a magicial gold-ring called Draupnir,with the ability to multiply itself: Every ninth night, eight new rings 'drip' from Draupnir, each one of the same size and weight as the original.

He was assisted with his two ravens,Huginn and Muninn (Thocht an Mindin) that told him about the informations of the world.

He lost one of his eyes for wisdom.

Half the souls lost battles were later found/taken by, Valhalla where the Valkyries feast, til Ragnarok, has fetched his own army.

Odin was married to Frigg. His oldest son was Thor, the thunder god.

At Ragnarok Odin is foretold to be killed by the wolf Fenrir, son of Loki.

Fremmit Airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]