Norse Mythology

Bifrost Bridge

Norse mythology describes the universe as a fascinating cosmos with many intriguing worlds. But one of the most interesting elements of the Norse cosmos is not a world at all, but the Rainbow Bifrost Bridge. An enchanted bridge created by the gods, it connects the worlds of the Aesir gods and men, allowing the gods…

Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology Nidhogg

In Norse mythology, the dragon Nidhogg is one of the many creatures that dwell within Yggdrasil, the World Tree, that holds together the Norse cosmos. But considering that dragons are always creatures of fear and menace in Viking stories, what does Nidhogg represent in Norse cosmology ? The Norse Cosmos The Norse cosmos centers on…

Norse Mythology

Sif

When the first Marvel Thor movie came out in 2011, there was some talk of team Jane Foster and Team Lady Sif, because many people knew that in Norse mythology, Thor is married to Sif (not that it stops him from having flings with lots of other women). But this is not the only thing…