János Kasnyóczki

János Kasnyóczki

János Kasnyóczki
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Valknjöggr - A great dragon appointed by Odin to watch over Valhalla, whilst the Einherjar prepare for Ragnarok. It is believed that this creature was crafted by the bark of Yggdrasil, a fingernail from the frost giant Ymir as well as Odin’s own wisdom, Thor’s strength, and Tyr’s courage and loyalty. Once the soul of a slain hero is brought to Asgard they are judged by Valknjöggr before they are allowed passage to the great hall of the slain, Valhalla

Valknjggr - A great dragon appointed by Odin to watch over Valhalla, whilst the Einherjar prepare for Ragnarok. It is believed that this creature was crafted by the bark of Yggdrasil, a fingernail

Sjöfn (Old Norse ‘Sgafni’ or ‘Sefi’) is a goddess associated with love. In other kennings, her name is associated with the word ‘woman’ who represents the feminine side of romance and attraction. women and men." Artwork: Annie Stegg — with Ryan Beamis.

Sjöfn (Old Norse ‘Sgafni’ or ‘Sefi’) is a goddess associated with love. In other kennings, her name is associated with the word ‘woman’ who represents the feminine side of romance and attraction. Artwork: Annie Stegg — with Ryan Beamis.

Huginn and Muninn (Thought and Memory), Odin/Wotan's ravens

LOVE this version of Huginn and Muninn! "In Norse Mythology, Huginn (“thought”) and Muninn (“memory” or “mind”) are a pair of ravens that fly all over Midgard and bring the god Odin information.

RATOSKR was the squirrel who lived on the world tree Yggdrasil. Ratatoskr ran back and forth between the dragon, Nidhogg, at the bottom of the tree and an eagle at the top, carrying insults between the dragon and the eagle. Nidhogg is chewing on the roots of Yggdrasil, and only stops when he listens to the eagles insults, and orders Ratoskr to carry his back to Nidhogg.

Ratatoskr is the squirrel who runs up and down the world tree Yggdrasil to carry messages between the eagle, perched atop Yggdrasil, and the serpent Nidhogg, who dwells beneath one of the three roots of the tree.