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Freyja and chariot

The Norse goddess Freyja drove a chariot pulled by two gray cats given to her by the god Thor. Find out more about Freyja and five other cat-loving gods and goddesses in my latest Catster post.

Not technically a Lion Goddess, but the Norse goddess Freyja, with her cat-drawn chariot is certainly reminiscent of Cybele, with her lion-drawn chariot. It may also be relevant that the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bast was originally a Lion Goddess.

Asherah, Part III: The Lion Lady

Read a list of 10 Viking facts about the Norwegian Forest Cats, the pets of the well known Viking explorers of the Middle Ages.

Auðumbla and Búri.A Norse mythology image from the 18th century Icelandic manuscript “NKS 1867 4to,” now in the care of the Danish Royal Library.

Búri is licked out of a salty ice-block by the cow Auðumbla Icelandic manuscript); origin: Old Norse, probably derivative of bera to bear. Odin’s father was Burr and his grandfather was.

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

Odin’s men went armor-less into battle and were as crazed as dogs or wolves and as strong as bears or bulls. They bit their shields and slew men, while they themselves were harmed by neither fire nor iron.

Odin with a Beserker. Vendel era bronze plate found in Öland, Sweden. To "go berserk" was to "hamask", which translates as "change form", in this case, as with the sense "enter a state of wild fury".

SAGA OF RAGNAR LODBROK: If you watch the VIKINGS television show, you've met a version of Ragnar Loðbrók. If you want to meet the "original" Ragnar, you should read his saga. It's short, it's exciting, it's better than TV it's the new featured free eBook in The Norse Mythology Online Library. Download the free eBook (PDF format) at http://www.norsemyth.org/p/books.html

The Norse Mythology Online Library Featured Free eBook The Poetic Edda Translated by Henry Adams Bellows Read Online

yes, tack up those damn cats DIOSA FREYA fertility fertilidad - Buscar con Goog

We come from the land of the ice and snow, From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow. The hammer of the gods will drive our ships to new lands, To fight the horde, singing and crying: Valhalla, I am coming!

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Steele Savage - 'Pandora's Box' From 'Stories of the Gods and Heroes' by Sally Benson,

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