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Norse mythology
 




                                                    9 WORLDS OF YGGDRASIL

 

 

According to Norse myths,whole the world forms nine independent worlds,that each other joins tree of the world- ash Yggdrasil.
They arose in a space bottomless abyss cal Ginnungagap ( great emptiness ).
Moves between this worlds prove only gods or wizards.



112 x 89 cm, tempera, july 2008
 

 


 

 


MUSPELLSHEIM -oldest, fiery and hot world. 

 



50 x 79 cm , tempera, august 2007

 

 


 

 

 


 

NIFELHEIM - ancient world of mist and ice.

 

50 x 79 cm , tempera, august 2007
 


 


 

MIDGARD -world of people, world in which we live .




50 x 79 cm , tempera,june 2007



 



JOTUNHEIM - homeland of giants.




50 x 79 cm , tempera, march 2007

 

 


 

 

 


 

 


 

 

VANAHEIM -  homeland of Vans.

 

 


50 x 79 cm , tempera, march 2007



 

 

 


 

 


 

 

LJOSALFHEIM -  homeland of light elves.

 

 


50 x 79 cm , tempera, july 2007




 

 

 


 

 


 

 

SVARTALFHEIM -  homeland of the dark elves.

 

 

 


50 x 79 cm , tempera, may 2007



 

 

 

 


 

 


 

 

HELHEIM -  homeland of goddess Hel.

 

 


50 x 79 cm , tempera, april 2007




 

 

 


 

 


 

 







ASGARD - country of gods, homeland of As, castle of As.

 

 

 


79 x 50 cm , tempera, august 2007









 

 

 

 



 


 

ODIN

  Highest god,Alfödr, throne Hlidskjálf, helm Hjálmberi,spear Gungni,wolves Geri and Freki, ravens Hugin and Munin,Yggdrasil,castle Valhalla, Asgard.






58 x 58cm, tempera / akryl, sololit, july 200
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Gate between the worlds

Odin/Grimni.

100 x 80 cm, tempera, october 2006

       



  
 


Odins ride

Odins ride on his ash-grey stallion call Sleipnir.
Sleipnir is child of god Loki, that the upon yourself took form of mare,
 to lure away horse Svadilfari, inevitable to builder of rampart Asgard. Threatened that the builder / giant finishs construction in time
 and will take away goddess Freya, sun also moon. Loki lures away the stallion, but not escapes and Sleipnir, best of all horses what when
 gods have had, was in the world.
Below they is displayed our world Midgard, according to old images with symbol of world's tree Yggdrasill call Irminsul in the middle.


56 x 82 cm, tempera, february 2007/ may 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



   

Thor

Son of Odin, god of thunder,protector of Midgard with goats Tanngnjost and Tanngrisni, hammer Mjölnir.


  

56x81 cm, tempera, 2008


 



Freya

Nordic goddess of the family Vans, as well as her father, Njord and brother Frey.
Freya is known as the goddess of fertility and abundance, love, beauty, war and witchcraft.
 Official Odin´s wife Frigg while, but Freya is his partner and counterpart.
 Along with Odin falls in battle, waiting for her death just a moment before Odin.
Freya´s own carriage pulled by cats, a gorgeous necklace Brisingamen, boar with golden bristles
 Hildisvína a falcon (or heron) robe, through which you can turn into a bird. At the request of Odin
 and Frigg it leaves all the warriors who died in the battle for a woman. In addition,
 oversees half of all the fallen warriors. They go into Fólkvang, its seat in Asgard.
Name Freya and her brother was reflected in the English name for Thursday, Friday - Freya´s day (Frey´s day).



42x60 cm, tempera, september 2011

 


         Odin

                                                                  
                                                                 


        

 

  57 x 57 cm, tempera,november 2014







 


 

 


 

 

 



 

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