King Óðinn

King Óðinn

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Animals, Birds and Monsters

Huginn (non.)
Huginn is 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 came back. Huginn's name means "thought."
Muninn (non.)
Muninn is 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 came back. Muninn's name means "memory."

Gods

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.

Sources

Hávamál (non.)
The Sayings of the High One (en.)
A poem from the Poetic Edda that is only preserved in the Codex Regius. It is actually a combination of several Old Norse poems from the Viking age and the verses are attributed to Óðinn.
Lbs 1341 8vo (is.)
An eighteenth-century Icelandic paper manuscript containing an illustration of Oðinn.

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Nouns

hrafn (non.)
raven (en.)