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a lovely spiritual etching by John Bauer , 1911 of Odin upon Sleipnir in the ride across the skies to Hel viking mythology and its inspiration on European art through the centuries -

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1922 Pogany - Frontispiece, Iduna picking the Apples of Life for the Gods - The Children of Odin - by Padraic Colum -  illustrations by Willy Pogany | por carlylehold

1922 Pogany - Frontispiece, Iduna picking the Apples of Life for the Gods - The Children of Odin - by Padraic Colum - illustrations by Willy Pogany | por carlylehold

Norse god Odin by Thorskegga, via Flickr. Odin was the god of battle, death and inspiration. Chief of the Aesir family of gods. One-eyed, he rides about earth visiting gallows and slaughterfields.

Norse god Odin by Thorskegga. Odin was the god of battle, death and inspiration. Chief of the Aesir family of gods. One-eyed, he rides about earth visiting gallows and slaughterfields.

Odin Allfather

Odinn with Mimir's head Odin uses Mimir as an adviser. Mimir's head was cut off by the Vanir

Odin_ by UnripeHamadryad.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Hail All-father, Wise Warrior, One-eyed wanderer, Come sit at my fire. Tell me of your wisdom stories, The scenes your missing eye sees.

From Ymir's left armpit, the first man and woman were born. From his legs, the frost jötnar were born, making Ymir the progenitor of the jötnar. Most sources identify Ymir's oldest son as Thrudgelmir, who bore Ymir's grandson, Bergelmir. The other jötnar are usually unnamed. Ymir fed on the milk of the cow Auðhumla. She licked the blocks of salty ice, releasing Búri.

Ymir the frost giant, secreting life in the form of humans

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Sleipnir in smithy by Unita-N Looks a little small to be ridden so this might have been one of his first visits to the blacksmith.Odin is telling him to just do hoof trims!

1977 Vintage Masonic Print - Odin, The Scandinavian Father-God - print from book - original vintage book print - frameable

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Half-title page illustration by Willy Pogány for Part II 'Odin the Wanderer' from “The Children of Odin”

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