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Thor


Thor is the god of the sky and thunder, as well as healing and sanctification. He is never without his hammer, his helmet, his iron gloves and belt, and his chariot driven by goats.

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Thor was the son of Odin and Fjorgyn, and arguably the most well-known of the Norse gods because of his appearance in Marvel comics and movies. His wife was Sif, the goddess of fertility. The red-bearded god rode his chariot of goats throughout the cosmos, battling giants with his hammer named Mjölnir, and going on quests to prove his valor and bravery.

At one point in his journeys, his hammer was stolen by a giant named Thrym who refused to return it until Freya, the goddess of love and lust, became him his bride. Heimdall suggested that Thor disguise himself as Freya in order to get his hands on his hammer again. Thor went back to Thrym in disguise, but during dinner Thrym became suspicious because Thor ate so much. Loki schemed a response that Freya had not eaten in a week, which satisfied the giant until he went to kiss Freya, pulled back her veil, and saw eyes of fire. Loki again came to the rescue, claiming that she had not been able to sleep for a week, either. During the marriage ceremony, Mjölnir was brought forward and laid in Thor’s lap, as per their custom. Thor grabbed the hammer and killed all of the giants.

Thor was also instrumental in capturing and binding Loki after Loki murdered Balur and kept him from being brought back from Hel. After Loki changed into a salmon and tried to swim away, Thor caught him in a net and his grasp, dragging Loki to a cave where he was tied beneath a serpent dripping venom onto his face until Rangarök.

Thor spent many adventures trying to capture and kill the great serpent Jörmungand. Eventually, however, he learned that he will kill the serpent during Rangarök, but he will also drown in the serpent’s venom.

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Odin and Fjorgyn


Domain / Power

  • sky
  • thunder
  • healing
  • sanctification

Symbols

  • Mjölnir, his hammer
  • chariot driven by goats
  • helmet, iron gloves and belt

Notable Myths

  • Theft of Thor’s hammer
  • Loki’s Binding
  • Great Serpent Jörmungand

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