Goddess Idun, guardian of the "apple of youth" that she provided to the Gods. She and her apples were stolen by Loki--who had to surrender both when his life was threatened by an eagle. PS: Go . . . .Eve How do you like them apples?

Idun-Norse Goddess Idun, “She who renews”, is known as the goddess of spring, eternal youth, health and life.

The Northern Gods Decending by William Gersham Collingwood

Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: "The Northern Gods Decending," by William Gersham Collingwood.

The Goddess Nótt (Old Norse "night") is the Norse Personification of Night, and grandmother of Thor.

The Goddess Nótt (Old Norse "night") is the Norse Personification of Night, and grandmother of Thor.

| Fall Into Autumn | {An Autumnal Serenade} DH Lawrence

The foxes are my friends. They speak to me words of cleverness and ideas that would baffle the mind. Trust in the fox, they are magestic like the lion, secretive as the panther, and clever like a tiger. They are an animal that is powerful yet small

Rhea was the Titaness daughter of the sky god Uranus and the earth goddess Gaia, in Greek mythology.

Rhea - wife of Cronus & mother to the Olympians. Rhea was the Titaness daughter of the sky god Uranus and the earth goddess Gaia, in Greek mythology.

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Yule and the Wild Hunt

Holda's Wild Hunt depicted in Asgardsreien by Peter Nicolai Arbo

Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr.  After Baldr's death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr's ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr. After Baldr’s death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr’s ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

✨ The Maiden, The Mother, The Crone ✨

✯ The Triple Goddess ~ Maiden, Mother and Crone :: the norns Artist Unknown✯

Ideal Life - Leonor Fini, 1950

Goddess Laochra~Laochra is the goddess of female warriors and leaders, as well…

Scathach, the Scottish Warrior Goddess

elfself: for-redheads: The Wind from Hastings - Luis Royo I didn& see the the battle lines until I looked up the original picture, awesome.

LOKI'S MOTHER: Laufey, or Nál, consort of Farbauti. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both slender and weak.” The meaning of Laufey is less clear but is generally taken to be “full of leaves”; as Fárbauti means “dangerous hitter,” there is a possible nature mythological interpretation with lightning hitting the leaves or needles of a tree to give rise to fire. Therefore Loki is born of Fire, which is both life keeping and life…

Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both.

Viking Queen Luv this art work!!

[Das Haus Des Raben by Sia- Master Healer, Master Smith, Master Swordswoman, Altogether cooler than you are.

Mania is the Roman Goddess of the Dead. Not to be confused with the Greek Goddess of Madness (also named Mania), she is called the mother of the Manes, the souls of the dead, who became her children when they descended to the Underworld. She was also later said to be the mother of the Lares, the household Gods. Mania rules over the Underworld along with Mantus, God of the Dead. Her image was hung over doors to frighten away evil spirits.

Mania is the Roman Goddess of the Dead. Not to be confused with the Greek Goddess of Madness (also named Mania).

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