Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic peoples, 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.
The Complete List of Prominent Celtic Gods and Goddesses. There is very limited knowledge about Celtic Gods and Goddesses because the Druid priests of the Celts would not write down their stories and existence. The stories were transmitted orally till the Romans of the 1st century B.C., the Irish monks of the 6th century, and the Welsh writers.
Norse Gods and Goddesses - The Aesir. In old Norse Mythology the Aesir are the principal gods of the pantheon. They include many of the major figures, Odin, Frigg, Thor, Balder and Tyr. A second clan of gods, the Vanir, is also mentioned in the Norse mythos. The god Njord and his children, Freyr and Freyja, are the most prominent Vanir gods who join the Aesir as hostages after a war between.The Nordic Goddess list is designed to give a very brief introduction to the main Goddesses and female characters that appear in the Nordic and Germanic myths. Not all the lunar deities were female Chandra is the God of the moon in Hinduism and Mani the Germanic moon gods are to examples of this. However on this page I am going to concentrate.The Norse culture honored a wide variety of gods, and many are still worshipped today by Asatruar and Heathens. For the Norse and Germanic societies, much like many other ancient cultures, the deities were a part of daily life, not merely something to be chatted with in times of need. Let's look at some of the best-known Gods and Goddesses of the Norse Pantheon. Pagan Deities By Type. Does.
The two main families of the Norse Gods were the Aesir Family (sky gods) and the Vanir Family (earth Gods) the families were at war but eventually they made peace Fun Fact 2: The Vikings had many myths and stories about creation, gods and goddesses.Read More
Ancient Roman Gods. Jupiter was the most powerful of the gods. Should he have to bring order, he would hurl a thunderbolt. Jupiter was not afraid of anyone or anything. He was the king of the gods, the ultimate authority, and his word was final. Share in the adventure of Jupiter, Juno, and Little Io. Juno was the sister and wife of Jupiter, and thus, the Queen. Juno watched over all the women.Read More
Welcome to our Greek Gods and Goddesses page here on History for Kids. We have some fun facts and pictures for you to color. You will learn some interesting facts about each God as you read down the page. Take your time there is a lot of information on this page, check out the quick facts also if you just need a quick understanding and characteristics of each one. Athena. Athena was tall.Read More
The Asynjur are the female Goddesses in Norse mythol ogy, they live together with the Aesir (the male Gods) in Asgard.Frigg is probably one of the most known Goddesses in Asgard, she is the Queen of the Aesir and she is married to Odin the chief of the Aesir.Read More
Days of the week. The Anglo-Saxons were pagans when they came to Britain, but, as time passed, they gradually converted to Christianity. Many of the customs we have in England today come from pagan festivals. Pagans worshiped lots of different gods. Each pagan god controlled a particular part of everyday life: the family, growing crops, love, healing, wisdom, metalworking, the weather, war.Read More
Which gods did the Vikings worship and why? Find out about their powers, what the Vikings believed and why these beliefs were so important to how they lived, and died, in Viking society. Find out.Read More
Roman Gods The Romans adopted much of Greek Mythology into their own. They took most all of the Greek gods, gave them Roman names, and then called them their own. Here are a few of major Roman gods that came from the Greeks: Jupiter - Came from the Greek god Zeus. Jupiter was the king of the gods and god of thunder and lighting. He was the.Read More
Greek and Roman Gods. Most of the Greek Gods and Goddesses were adopted by the ancient Romans, although in most cases there was a change of name. In the table below is a list of the Greek Gods and Heroes and their Roman equivalents: Greek Name Roman Name Role; Zeus: Jupiter: King of the Gods: Hera: Juno: Goddess of Marriage: Poseidon: Neptune: God of the Sea: Cronus: Saturn: Youngest son of.Read More
Idun, also spelled Idunn, or Iduna, in Norse mythology, the goddess of spring or rejuvenation and the wife of Bragi, the god of poetry.She was the keeper of the magic apples of immortality, which the gods must eat to preserve their youth. When, through the cunning of Loki, the trickster god, she and her apples were seized by the giant Thiassi and taken to the realm of the giants, the gods.Read More
The vast majority of stories about the gods in Norse mythology focus on the likes of king Odin, invincible Thor and trickster Loki. There are also stories about Balder, Freyr and Heimdall.But just like the world of men, the realm of the gods was populated by both men and women. While the Norse goddesses might be minor players in the Norse sagas, it is clear that they were an integral part of.Read More