Old Norse Terms for Gods

Written by Dyami Millarson The Old Norse terms for Gods (in the plural) are: Æsir Díar Tívar, Valtívar, Sigtívar Bönd Höpt Rögn, Regin Guđ Vanir, which I did not include above, are another type of Gods. Álfar (Landálfar) and Vættir (Landvættir, Sjóvættir, Vatnavættir, Loptvættir, Skógarvættir, Fjallvættir, Húsvættir) may also be considered terms for Gods. TheyContinue reading “Old Norse Terms for Gods”

On the Divinity of Earth and Heaven

Written by Dyami Millarson We are wont to say ‘heaven and earth’ in Modern English, ‘heiven an yird’ in Modern Scots, and ‘hemel en aarde’ in Modern Dutch. Despite the fact that people might be inclined to think that the close association of heaven and earth is non-Germanic, this association is actually Germanic. However, theContinue reading “On the Divinity of Earth and Heaven”