"As Odin is the greatest of all Aesir, so Sleipnir is the greatest of all horses." Cartoon rendering of the eight-legged horse of Scandinavian mythology, with faux Futhark runes text below reading "Norse Horse." Recommended for dark, warm-colored garments.
Tags: equine, horse, horsies, horsie, paganism
Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries. Old Norse Norway - designed in the official Norwegian flag colors red, white and blue. Designed and created in Norway by Norwegian designer
Tags: thor, norway-church, norwegians, odin, history
Valkyries are often painted very warrior-like, I wanted a more romantic and dreamlike feeling. "Valkyrie" - illustration of the Nordic Mythology figure Valkyrien. Valkyries were goddesses who went down to Earth to identify the soldiers who were to fall and then come to Odin's castle Valhalla. The soldiers had to fight for Odin in the last battle of Ragnarok.
Tags: mythical-creatures, ragnarok, battle, warrior, female
Thor Hammer Skull T-Shirt Norse mythology Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period. The northernmost extension of Germanic mythology, Norse mythology consists of tales of various deities, beings, and heroes derived from numerous sources from both before and after the pagan period, including medieval manuscripts, archaeological representations, and folk tradition. Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and Bokmål: vikinger; Swedish and Nynorsk: vikingar; Icelandic: víkingar, from Old Norse víkingar), were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central and eastern Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries. The term is also commonly extended in modern English and other vernaculars to the inhabitants of Viking home communities during what has become known as the Viking Age. This period of Nordic military, mercantile and demographic expansion constitutes an important element in the early medieval history of Scandinavia, Estonia, the British Isles, France, Kievan Rus’ and Sicily
Tags: norse-mythology, vikings, viking, mythology, rune