Óðinn and the Völuspá Seeress

Óðinn and the Völuspá Seeress

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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."

Events: Norse Mythology

Ragnarök (non.)
Ragnarok (en.)
The final great battle between the gods and the giants.

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

Völuspá (non.)
The Prophecy of the Seeress (en.)
The first poem in the Poetic Edda.

Creators

Moe, Louis (no.)
b. 1857
d. 1945
Nationality: Norwegian/Danish.
Occupation: illustrator
Residence: Copenhagen
Moe was an illustrator who was born in Norway but became a Danish citizen in 1919.

Nouns

hrafn (non.)
raven (en.)
völva (non.)
seeress (en.)