Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 15 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Thrym. Loki helped get Mjollnir back. Hlorithi is another name for Thor. For more information on the theft of Thor's hammer, see question 10.
Yes. Sif's son, Ull, was the god of justice and duelling, and the patron god of agriculture. Ull was the second husband of Skadi, the personification of winter (sometimes called the goddess of skis or snowshoes).
His son, Magni. Magni was the god of strength, and the only being other than Thor that could weild Mjollnir. He will survive Ragnarok and inherit the hammer. Modi was the god of battle wrath and was worshipped by the beserks.
No. This is one of the reasons Thor surpassed Odin in popularity. Odin required human sacrifices (in myth, he needs warriors on his side to fight with him at the Ragnarok), while Thor did not (presumably because he was practically a one-man army).
Dressed up as a girl and pretend to marry the giant. To regain his honour lost by pretending to be female, Thor slew the giant afterwards.
Alvis (a dwarf). When Thor found out, he challenged Alvis to a test of knowledge. Thor drew the contest out until dawn, when the dwarf was turned to stone by the rising sun.
Megingjardir. Megingjardir doubles the wearer's strength, allowing Thor to wield Mjollnir.
Bifrost . Bifrost connects Asgard to Yggdrasil's root in Midgard. Thor is not allowed to cross it for fear of him destroying it unwittingly with his thunder, lightning, and heat.
4. Thor's wife, Sif, bore him the sisters Lora and Thrud. The giantess Jarsaxa bore him the two sons Magni and Modi, who will survive Ragnarok.
|At Ragnarok, Thor kills Jormungand (a sea serpent) before dying from the monster's venom. True or False?||Thor, Norse Thunder God
t. Ragnarok is the prophesied doom of the gods, which Norse mythology is unique for. Loki brings the gods' downfall, which is helped by the fire and frost giants. Jormungand is one of Loki's sons.
Jupiter. They were both the god of lightning, and were arguably the most important gods of their cultures.
Tanngniost and Tanngrisnir. In English, their names mean Tooth-grinder and Tooth-gnasher.