Independent Myth Project

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Independent Myth Project

  1. 1. Ashley Friedrich
  2. 2. About the People <ul><li>Inhospitable </li></ul><ul><li>Pure </li></ul><ul><li>Valorous </li></ul><ul><li>Nomadic </li></ul><ul><li>Faithful </li></ul><ul><li>“ An eye for an eye.” </li></ul><ul><li>Warlike </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Region <ul><li>Central and Eastern Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Harsh Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Many Terrains </li></ul>
  4. 4. Cosmology <ul><li>Yggdrasil </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The World Ash Tree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 Worlds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ginuningap </li></ul><ul><li>World from Ymir </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wodan (Odin) <ul><li>Supreme </li></ul><ul><li>Overseer </li></ul><ul><li>Wise </li></ul><ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fertility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wisdom </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gungnir </li></ul><ul><li>Draupnir </li></ul><ul><li>Sleipnir </li></ul><ul><li>Ravens </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huginn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Muninn </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Donar (Thor) <ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thunder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mjollnir </li></ul><ul><li>Easily Angered </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Sif </li></ul><ul><li>Strong </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ziu (Tyr) <ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>War </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sky </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cruel </li></ul><ul><li>Bloodthirsty </li></ul><ul><li>Brave </li></ul><ul><li>Eager </li></ul>
  8. 8. Nirdu (Njord) <ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Married to Skadi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Father’s death compensation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weathered </li></ul>
  9. 9. Frô (Freyjr) and Freyja <ul><li>Children of Njord </li></ul><ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fertility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Goddess of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Love </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kind </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Joyful </li></ul>
  10. 10. Heimdall <ul><li>Guardian of the Bifrost Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Grand Sight and Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Gjallarhorn </li></ul><ul><li>Gulltoppr </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Son of 9 Giantesses </li></ul>
  11. 11. Balder <ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Popular/Beloved </li></ul><ul><li>Good-looking </li></ul><ul><li>Killed by Loki </li></ul>
  12. 12. Loki <ul><li>God of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Trickster </li></ul><ul><li>Crafty </li></ul><ul><li>Seductive </li></ul><ul><li>Evil </li></ul>
  13. 13. Frigga <ul><li>Goddess of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clouds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Married to Odin </li></ul><ul><li>“ Cloud spinner” </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul>
  14. 14. Nerthus <ul><li>Goddess of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fertility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prosperity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Mother Earth” </li></ul><ul><li>Maternal </li></ul><ul><li>Peaceful </li></ul><ul><li>Two She-Oxen </li></ul>

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