Skadi: The Norse Goddess of Skiing, Hunting, and Pranks

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Skadi, the giantess goddess of Norse mythology, is a captivating figure that stands out for her multifaceted nature. Her story reflects the complex beliefs and practices of the Norse people, and her role in Norse mythology is both significant and enduring. As a goddess, she is revered for her association with winter, hunting, and skiing, …

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Vili: The Mysterious and Powerful Norse God

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Mostly known as Odin’s brothers, Villi and Vé played an important role in Norse mythology. Together, they created the universe and brought cognition, speech, spirituality, sight, and hearing to humans. However, centuries before Christianization took place only Odin appears to be worshipped while his brothers are disappearing. Little is known about Vili outside the Norse …

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Uranus: Sky God and Grandfather to the Gods

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But like the other planets, Uranus was first a Greek god. And he was not just any god. He was the primordial god of heaven and the father or grandfather of many of the gods, goddesses, and Titans of Greek mythology. Like his rebellious Titan son, Kronos (or Cronus), Uranus – as we shall see …

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The Hawaiian Gods: Māui and 9 Other Deities

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Beyond the shape-shifting trickster Māui (of Disney’s Moana fame), many people know very little about the fascinating Hawaiian gods and goddesses and Hawaiian mythology. Among the thousands of Hawaiian gods and goddesses, there is a huge variety, from the powerful and terrifying to the peaceful and beneficent. Some gods and goddesses reigned over extensive realms …

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