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"Thunder", son of Odin and Earth. The most beloved god of the Viking Age, perhaps seen as the chief god at that time, and often known now as "god of the common man", Thor is best-known for his ceaseless battle against the giants. He is not...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Thurisaz is the third rune of the first aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark, and has the phonetic value of "TH." Thurisaz is reconstructed Common Germanic for a creature later called Thurs or Jotun. These are the Giants of Norse Mythology....
Divination >> Rune Stones
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones

Jotunheim is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Jotunheim books and related discussion.

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Here Be Dragons - Venturing Beyond the World's Edge
Jotunheim, Muspelheim, and Niflheim are the most prominent of the whispered about, dragon-rich lands in Norse cosmology. The fear that I experienced was my cue that I needed to face it head on, well-prepared and well-protected with clear sight of course.
Dartmouth's Days of “Skulpturkampf”
For example, the 1935 Carnival celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary with a Norse theme of “Jotunheim Iskarneval” with a surprisingly morbid snow sculpture: an altar with symbols of death (an hourglass, a skull, a scythe).
Offerings for the Gods - Part 3 - The Jotnar
They primarily come from Jotunheim, one of the Nine Worlds of Norse Cosmology. Jotuns can also come from Muspelheim (“Fire World”), Niflheim (“Ice World”), or even Helheim–Hela is a jotun, for example. They appear to be at least as big and as powerful ...
The Lady's Quill: Loki
Angrboda was the name of a certain giantess in Jötunheim, with whom Loki gat three children: one was Fenris-Wolf, the second Jörmungandr–that is the Midgard Serpent,–the third is Hel. But when the gods learned that this kindred was nourished in ...
Are you worthy to wield this Thor's Hammer Tool Kit?
Noting a serious lack of geek-themed hardware, Dave Delisle came up with an idea for a tool set to tackle virtually any home-repair project in the Nine Realms, even the famed clogged drains of Jotunheim.

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