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Cassandra was the most beautiful of Priam’s daughters, the god Apollo fell in love with her. Apollo promised Cassandra the gift of prophecy if she would agree to give herself to him. Cassandra accepted Apollo’s gift but then refused his advances. Apollo was furious, but he could not take back the powers he had given her. Instead he cursed her, proclaiming that although she would be able to tell the future accurately, no one would believe her. #myth

Apollo, God of the Sun by ChristyTortland

Apollo, God of the Sun by ChristyTortland on deviantART

Apollo Discharging his Bow ~Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun, truth and prophecy, healing, plague, music, poetry, and more. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, and has a twin sister, the chaste huntress Artemis. Apollo is known in Greek-influenced Etruscan mythology as Apulu. Jess Liu

#TomHiddleston as #Apollo | via dragonfiretwistedwire: Greek Mythology Dreamcast | Very intruiging idea!

Minimalistic Posters Featuring The Symbols Of Legendary Greek Gods And Goddesses -

Ragnarok: the end of the world in Norse mythology, and is to be preceded by Fimbulvetr, the winter of winters (three winters will follow each other with no summer in between) and several other events. The wolf Skoll will devour the sun, and his brother Hati the moon, plunging the world into darkness. Three roosters will crow to the giants, gods, and raise the dead respectively.

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Viking picture stone

"Sleipnir is the 8 legged steed that carries Odin, is the child of Loki and Svaðilfari, is described as the best of all horses, and is sometimes ridden to the location of Hel. The Prose Edda contains extended information regarding the circumstances of Sleipnir's birth, and details that he is grey in color"

Geri and Freki, Odin's wolfs. When he feasts with the slain warriors, selected by the Valkyries.- the Einherjar-, in Valhalla, he only indulges in the divine Mead, from the udders of the goat Heidrun... All other food offered to him he feeds to his wolves.

To defeat the Fenrir, is to understand the Fenrir. Become the beast you aim to destroy.

"Cobain Unseen": Rare Photos, Artwork and Journal Entries

"Cobain Unseen": Rare Photos, Artwork and Journal Entries


5 Iconic 90s Hairstyles That Need To Make a Comeback

Kurt Cobain with a cat.

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basic INITIAL pendant 3d printed

basic INITIAL pendant by christopherlowe on Shapeways

Did you know that #Valkyries rode wolves,not horses? Read more: impressivemagazin... #Vikings #norsemythology

The Valkyries- Choosers of the Slain-Impressive Magazine

Viking ship, Oseberg near Tønsberg in Vestfold county, Norway, Northumbria, circa 900 AD

Odins raven watches over viking ship.

Odin and ravens. Now THAT's the god of magic and poetry, not some Viking bruiser.

The Norns - Norse - govern fate, Urd - what has been, Verdandi - what is, Skuld - what is to come. They spin the threads and weave the tapestry of fate for each person's life. The length of the thread is the life span, even the Gods have their own threads but they are hidden. Everything is predetermined by destiny.

A Day In The Life Of...: The Norns

Ve- Norse myth: god of spirit. He was the youngest brother of Odin and Vili. He helped defeat Ymir and gave humans countenance, speech, hearing and sight.

Cutie Stories: William Tell

Community Post: Gods And Mythology Of Vikings

In Norse mythology, Aurboða (Old Norse "gravel-bidder" or "gravel-offerer") is a Mountain Frost Jötunn (Giantess), wife to the Jötunn Gymir, and mother of Gerðr. Gerðr was a beautiful Jötunn who was coerced into marrying the Norse God Freyr after initially refusing despite both bribes and threats. However after a further series of threats by Skírnir she finally agrees.

Happy Wednesday!!! And NOW.... Odin and RAVENS.... In Norse mythology, Huginn (Old Norse: "thought") and Muninn (Old Norse: "memory") are a pair of RAVENS that fly all over Midgard and bring information to Odin. They are mentioned in both the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda as well as other sources. RAVENS, btw are typically found in pairs (crows typically in flocks). And, oh yeah, RAVENS....

Treehouse Castle (130 pieces)

Treehouse Castle (130 pieces)