Trolls

In Old Norse sources, trolls are said to dwell in isolated mountains, rocks, and caves, sometimes live together (usually as father-and-daughter or mother-and-son), and are rarely described as helpful or friendly. However, trolls are also attested as looking much the same as human beings, without any particularly hideous appearance about Read more…

The downfall of the Æsir

The event is referred to as RagnarökRagnarök 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 Read more…

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