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What was the land of frozen fog?
NifLheim
What is the land of fire?
Muspelheim
Where does life originate from?
Ginungagap
What are the first 2 things of life?
Ymir the frost giant
Andulma the cow
Where did giants come from?
Ymir's armpit
Where did the 1st handsome man come from?
Binungagap
Who are the sons of the handsome man #2?
Aesirs (Gods of Norse)
Who were the Aesirs?
Odin
Hoenir
Lodur
Who was the king of the aesirs?
Odin
Why are the giants enemies w/ the Aesirs
they threw Ymir into Ginungagap
What is another word for giants?
Jotuns
What do the Aesirs make Midgard out of?
Ymir:
flesh - soil
bones - mts
teeth - rocks
skull - sky
What make the stars and the sun?
sparks from Muspellheim
Why is there a continuous cycle of night & day?
2 giants disguised as wolves are chasing the horses that carry the sun and moon!
What are transformed into worms?
gnomes
What are the spirits that take care of nature?
sprites
What kind of tree do men come from?
Ash
What kind of tree do women come from?
Alder!
What was Odins contribution to men?
Blew life into them
What was Hoenir's contribution to men?
Ability to think & move
What are Valkyries?
Women who wait on Odin
What does "valkyries" mean in english?
Choosers of the dead
Where do the Valkyries bring the soldiers when they die?
Valhalla (hall of the Slain!)
Who decides how long peoples/gods lives are going to be?
3 Fays of Destiny
OR
Norns
What is the name of the tree that everything sprouts from?
Yggdrasil
What contribution does Lodur give to men?
emotions& blood!
Which god always wanted knowledge?
Odin
Which god was respected but not loved?
Odin
Why does Odin become king?
He hangs from Yggdrasil for9 days and gains knowledge
What is the name of Odin's 8-legged horse?
Sleiphir