"Odin, the Allfather"

"Odin, the Allfather"

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Artifacts

Gungnir (non.)
Óðinn's spear whose name means "swaying one."
Hliðskjálf (non.)
The high seat that Odin sits on and looks out over the world.

Creatures: animals, birds, monsters etc.

Freki (non.)
One of the two wolves that accompany Óðinn.
Geri (non.)
One of the two wolves that accompany Óðinn.
Huginn (non.)
One of Óðinn´s pair of ravens that he sends out in the morning to gather news and whisper it into his ear when they come back. Huginn's name means "thought."
Muninn (non.)
One of Óðinn´s pair of ravens that he sends out in the morning to gather news and whisper it into his ear when they come back. Muninn's name means "memory."

Gods and Goddesses

Óðinn (non.)
Odin (en.)
The chief god of the Æsir in The Prose Edda. However, in Heimskringla he is a mortal who tricks the King of Sweden into believing that he is a god.

Nouns

Edwardian (en.)
The Edwardian era began with the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910 (January 22, 1901 - 28 July, 1914). However, the era's end date is sometimes extended to the beginning of World War 1 (28 July 1914).

Source Materials:

Asgard Stories (en.)
Children's book by Mabel Cummings and Mary Foster published 1901.

Source Persons

Cummings, Mabel (en.)
Nationality: English
b. 28 Mar 1872
d. 24 August 1962
Occupation: Childrens book writer.
Nationality: American
Mabel Homer Cummings lived in Brookline, Massachusetts, as well as Boston and Cambridge. She was born on the 28th of March, 1872 in Cambridge, and died on the 24th of August, 1962 in Brookline. She lived with her sister, the horticulturalist and ornithologist Emma G. Cummings. She was a school teacher and the headmistress and co-founder of the high school Brimmer and May, where Cummings Hall is named after her. She graduated from Smith College in 1895. She was almost certainly a founding member of the College Club of Boston, the first women’s college club in the United States, and bought the building at 76 Marlborough in 1893.
Foster, Mary (en.)
Nationality: American
Occupation: Childrens book writer and schoolteacher.
b. 19 Dec 1848
d. 27 Oct 1914