What are the 9 Realms in Norse Mythology?

Nine Worlds Norse Mythology

In Norse mythology there are said to be 9 different realms, sometimes known as the Nine Worlds. Niflheim and Muspelheim spawned from the empty void of Ginnungagap (think Chaos in Greek mythology), whereas the remaining 7 derive from Ymir’s body. They are Alfheim, Asgard, Helheim, Jotunheim, Midgard, Svartalfheim, and Vanaheim.  Here we take a look … Read more

Huginn and Muninn: All About Odin’s Ravens

Huginn and Muninn

Odin is perhaps the most widely revered god in Norse mythology, with many tales and surviving texts alluding to his incredible wisdom, knowledge, and battle prowess. By Odin, many gods were born, among the most notable being Thor and Baldr, but he also had a whole host of other companions, many of them in animal … Read more