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Norse and mythology
The conception that diseases and death come from invisible shots sent by supernatural beings, or magicians is common in Germanic and Norse mythology.
Category: Locations in Norse mythology
Alfheim (, " elf home ") is one of the Nine Worlds and home of the Light Elves in Norse mythology and appears also in Anglo-Scottish ballads under the form Elfhame ( Elphame, Elfame ) as a fairyland, sometimes modernized as Elfland ( Elfinland, Elvenland ).
Category: Locations in Norse mythology
In Norse mythology, Ask and Embla ( from Old Norse Askr ok Embla )— male and female respectively — were the first two humans, created by the gods.
Ægir ( Old Norse " sea ") is a sea giant, god of the ocean and king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology.
* Norse mythology
The word aegis is identified with protection by a strong force with its roots in Greek mythology and adopted by the Romans ; there are parallels in Norse mythology and in Egyptian mythology as well, where the Greek word aegis is applied by extension.
In Norse mythology, the dragon Fafnir ( best known in the form of a dragon slain by Sigurðr ) bears on his forehead the Ægis-helm ( ON ægishjálmr ), or Ægir's helmet, or more specifically the " Helm of Terror ".
In Norse mythology, Bifröst ( or sometimes Bilröst ) is a burning rainbow bridge that reaches between Midgard ( the world ) and Asgard, the realm of the gods.
Scholars have proposed that the bridge may have originally represented the Milky Way and have noted parallels between the bridge and another bridge in Norse mythology, Gjallarbrú.
Baldr ( also Balder, Baldur ) is a god in Norse mythology.
Category: Locations in Norse mythology
Bilskirnir ( Old Norse " lightning-crack ") is the hall of the god Thor in Norse mythology.
Category: Locations in Norse mythology
In Norse mythology, Brísingamen ( from Old Norse brisinga " flaming, glowing " and men " jewellery, ornament ") is the necklace of the goddess Freyja.
Category: Artifacts in Norse mythology
Bragi is the skaldic god of poetry in Norse mythology.

Norse and is
In Norse religion, Asgard ( Old Norse: Ásgarðr ; meaning " Enclosure of the Æsir ") is one of the Nine Worlds and is the country or capital city of the Norse Gods surrounded by an incomplete wall attributed to a Hrimthurs riding the stallion Svaðilfari, according to Gylfaginning.
According to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Asgard is derived from Old Norse āss, god + garðr, enclosure ; from Indo-European roots ansu-spirit, demon ( see cognate ahura ) + gher-grasp, enclose ( see cognates garden and yard ).< ref >; See also ansu-and gher -< sup > 1 </ sup > in " Appendix I: Indo-European Roots " in the same work .</ ref >
Álfheim as an abode of the Elves is mentioned only twice in Old Norse texts.
Old Norse askr literally means " ash tree " but the etymology of embla is uncertain, and two possibilities of the meaning of embla are generally proposed.
( from Icelandic for " Æsir faith ", pronounced, in Old Norse ) is a form of Germanic neopaganism which developed in the United States from the 1970s.
is an Icelandic ( and equivalently Old Norse ) term consisting of two parts.
The first is -, genitive of, denoting one of the group of Norse heathen gods called.
The term is the Old Norse / Icelandic translation of, a neologism coined in the context of 19th century romantic nationalism, used by Edvard Grieg in his 1870 opera Olaf Trygvason.
( plural ), the term used to identify those who practice Ásatrú is a compound with ( Old Norse ) " man ".
A Goði or Gothi ( plural goðar ) is the historical Old Norse term for a priest and chieftain in Norse paganism.
Ægir is an Old Norse word meaning " terror " and the name of a destructive giant associated with the sea ; ægis is the genitive ( possessive ) form of ægir and has no direct relation to Greek aigis.
The exact derivation is unclear, with the Old English fiæll or feallan and the Old Norse fall all being possible candidates.

Norse and home
Jötunheimr ( or Jǫtunheimr ; often anglicized Jotunheim ) is one of the Nine Worlds and the homeland ( heim ' home ') of the Giants of Norse Mythology — Rock Giants and Frost Giants.
In Norse mythology, Miðgarðr became applied to the wall around the world that the gods constructed from the eyebrows of the giant Ymir as a defence against the Jotuns who lived in Jotunheim, east of Mannheim, " the home of men ," a word used to refer to the entire world.
In another version of Norse mythology, Utgard is thought to be the final of the three worlds connected to Yggdrasil being the home of the demons, the other two being Asgard and Midgard.
In Norse mythology, there are two swans that drink from the sacred Well of Urd in the realm of Asgard, home of the gods.
They adopted the langue d ' oïl of their new home and added features from their own Norse language, transforming it into the Norman language.
For instance, the svart-alfar are described as the " maggot-breed of Ymir ", a reference to the primeval giant of Norse myth, while the realm of Ragnarok, which in Garner's story is the home of the malevolent wizard Nastrond, is actually named after the Norse end-of-the-world myth. Philip 1981. p. 35.
In Norse mythology, Nidavellir ( Dark fields ) is one of the Nine Worlds and home of the Dwarves.
In Norse mythology, Vanaheimr ( Old Norse " home of the Vanir ") is one of the Nine Worlds and home of the Vanir, a group of gods associated with fertility, wisdom, and the ability to see the future.
In Norse mythology, Glaðsheimr ( Old Norse " bright home ") is a realm in Asgard where Odin's hall of Valhalla is located according to Grímnismál.
During his investigation, Gently encounters exploding airport check-in counters, the gods of Norse mythology, insulting horoscopes, a sinister nursing home, a rhino phagic eagle, an I Ching calculator ( to which everything calculated above the value of 4 is apparently ' a suffusion of yellow '), an omnipotent being who gives his powers to a lawyer and an advertising executive in exchange for clean linen, and an attractive American woman who gets angry when she can't get pizza delivered in London.
King Augvald who has given his name to this ancient site is mentioned in the Old Norse sagas as having his home here.
In, Asgard is portrayed as the protected home of many Norse Gods and immortal beings.
# Witches ' Kitchen ( 2004 ) -- Fifteen years after killing Erik Blódøx ( English, Bloodaxe ), Norse King of Jórvík, the renegade Corban Loosestrife is living thinly but idyllically with his family on the coast of Vinland, until warfare among the local tribes and trouble from back home force him to return to Denmark, where he again becomes embroiled in politics.
Asgard is a fictional realm within the Marvel Comics universe based on the Asgard of Norse mythology and is home to the Asgardians and other beings of Norse mythology.
Household deities fit into two types ; firstly, a specific deity-typically a goddess-often referred to as a hearth goddess or domestic goddess who is associated with the home and hearth, with examples including the Greek Hestia and Norse Frigg.
The realm of Asgard on the first layer of Ysgard is the home of the Norse gods Odin, Frigga, Frey, Freya, Idun, and secondary realms of Loki and Tyr.

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