Valkyries at Ragnarök

Valkyries at Ragnarök

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

Nouns

valkyr/valkyrjur (non.)
valkyrie/valkyries (en.)
Supernatural female warriors who are closely associated with Óðinn and decide the fate of warriors. They convey those who die in battle to Valhöll to join the group known as einherjar who will fight on the side of the Gods in the Battle of Ragnarök.

Source Materials:

Ragnarok: En Billeddigtning (da.)
Louis Moe's illustrated retelling of the Battle of Ragnarok and the events that preceded it.

Source Persons

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. Biography and Links.