The Death of Balder - The Viking Dragon Blog
Norse Gods

The Death of Balder

Balder, son of Odin and Frigga, was the best beloved of the Norse gods. His beauty was radiant, his graciousness was unmatched, and his wise judgments were never disputed by his high-tempered fello...
The Norns, Urd, Verdandi and Skuld - Viking Dragon Blogs
Norse Gods

The Norns

   The Norns are female beings that that live in a hall by the well of Urd. They throw lots, carve runes, water the world tree Yggdrasil to keep it healthy and green and they weave the fates of al...
Odin in Torment by W.G. Collingwood (1908) - Odin and Geirröth - The Viking Dragon Blog
Norse Gods

Odin and Geirröth

  One day as Agnar and Geirröth, the young sons of a mortal king, fished from a small boat, a wind drove them away from the shore and across the great sea. In the night their boat wrecked on...
The Viking Dragon Blogs - Freya with Her Cats
Norse Gods

Freya

Freya, her name meaning lady, is not only the goddess of love, sex and fertility but also gold, sorcery, cats, death and battle. She houses the battle-slain, sharing half with Odin, in a great mead...
The Fortification of Asgard and the Birth of Sleipnir - Viking Dragon Blogs
Norse Gods

The Fortification of Asgard and the Birth of Sleipnir

     A long time ago, after the war between the Aesir and Vanir that had destroyed the walls of Asgard, a certain giant came to the kingdom of the gods and stated that he could build a fortificati...
The Viking Dragon Blogs - Heimdall
Norse Gods

Heimdall

   Heimdall is a god of the Aesir and a son of Odin, king of the gods. He is called 'the shining one' and has the whitest skin amongst the gods. He is also the watchman for Asgard, the gods' kin...
The Goddess Hel - Viking Dragon Blogs
Norse Gods

The Goddess Hel

 In the land of Niflheim, below the ancient roots of the World Tree Yggdrasil lies a hall called Sleet-Cold in the Kingdom of Helheim far north of Ginnungagap. It is the land of the dead. Those who...
The Kidnapping of Idun - Viking Dragon Blogs
Norse Gods

The Kidnapping of Idun

   One day, a great distance from Asgard near Jotunheim, Thor and his companions Loki and Hoenir were on a journey toward a mountainous region. They were low on supplies but with luck on their sid...
Thor and Utgarda-Loki - Viking Dragon Blogs
Norse Gods

Thor and Utgarda-Loki

   One day, a long time ago, Thor and Loki were riding across the nine worlds in Thor's wain pulled by his goats Toothgnasher and Toothgrinder. It was approaching nightfall and the pair spotted a ...