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A "draugr" is an undead creature from Norse mythology. Draugar were believed to live in the graves of dead Vikings, being the body of the dead. As the graves of important men often contained a good amount of wealth, the draugr jealously guards his treasures, even after death. Draugar possess superhuman strength, can increase their size at will, and carry the unmistakable stench of decay.

A "draugr" is an undead creature from Norse mythology. Draugar were believed to live in the graves of dead Vikings, being the body of the dead. As the graves of important men often contained a

[Norse Odin is similar to older Celtic/Germnaic Woden - claiming Woden as an ancestor had by the 8th century become an essential way of establishing royal authority - Anglosaxons and Vikings obviously took him seriously]  I read once that Odin's one-eye imagary was not 'cause he lorst it in a fight - but was used to depict him more like a crazed warrior squinting in battle as he charges sword in hand

[Norse Odin is similar to older Celtic/Germanic Woden - claiming Woden as an ancestor had by the century become an essential way of establishing royal authority - Anglo saxons and Vikings obviously took him seriously]

Iris, postcard (1898)

Iris, postcard Adolf Hohenstein (Saint Petersburg was a German painter, advertiser, illustrator, set designer and costume designer.

loke with a fishing net. a norse mythology image from the 18th century icelandic manuscript "NKS 1867 4to"

The Norse trickster god, Loki is undoubtedly the most debated figure from Norse mythology to this day. Though he appears to be a scheming, mischievous deity who has no real loyalties, scholars s

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