The Vikings believed in a whole pantheon gods that influenced their lives
From deities who controlled the weather and fertility to others who had dominion over the finer things in life, including poetry and beauty the Norse Gods were central to everyday life.
Odin, Chief god of the Aesir. Known as ‘Allfather’. God of Poetry, Battle and Death.
Balder, God Of Beauty, Son Of Odin
Bragi, God of Eloquence
Forseti, God of Mediation
Freyr, God of Fertility (Originally from the Vanir tribe of Gods)
Heimdallr, Guardian of the Bifrost – the rainbow bridge connecting the worlds.
Hod, the blind god
Loki, God of Fire, mischief maker and ally Of the Frost Giants.
Njord, God of the Sea (Another Ex-Vanir)
Thor, God Of Thunder, son of Odin
Tyr, God Of War
Vili, brother of Odin
Ve, brother of Odin
Vidar, Odin’s son
Freya, Goddess of Fertility
Frigga, Odin’s wife
Sif, Thor’s wife
Idun, Keeper of the Apples of Youth