The event is referred to as Ragnarök or Ragnarøkkr (Old Norse “Fate of the Gods” and “Twilight of the Gods” respectively, reflecting the impending fate of the future as well as the historical account of the past.
This prophetic text describes recurring cycles of the northern norse pantheon arising and falling in an infinite loop. It is both a foretelling of future events where a great battle will take place, occurance of various natural disasters, and the submersion of the world in water. It is also a historical depicition of the great battle that took place in the past that resulted in the deaths of all the major figures of the norse pantheon, including Odin, Thor, Týr, Freyr, Heimdallr, and Loki.
- Added hand-written note by the Atharim Scholar, Pliny the Elder, student of the prophet Zaraϑuštra (Zoroaster), author of the Gathas, circa 1st century AD
”Male Asha, the black, the evil, the foul?
Female Aesa, the white, the pure, the clean?
- Additional notes added in modern script:
”See also: the Book Pahlavi on parallels to Zoroastrian cosmogony and cosmology.
Also: Dēnkard Bundahišn Book of Arda Viraf Book of Jamasp Story of Sanjan.