In Norse myhtology Loke, or Loki, is a handsome god, but his soul is filled with spite and fickleness. Loki is often getting the gods into trouble with his mischief making, but oft times he gets them out of it with cunning and crafty advice. He becomes harbinger of Ragnarok and the father of the tree chaos monsters: Fenrir, Jörmungandr and Hel.
Vikings: Varangians were #Vikings who lived during the 9th - 11th centuries and who ruled the state of Rus. They formed the Byzantine Varangian Guard. Rus would later be called Kievan Rus, and included parts of modern-day Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia (which originally derived from the word "Rus"). By the end of the 11th century, they had become assimilated into the Slavs. Photo Artwork: RavenMorgoth, at deviantART. Pictured: Igor Górewicz. Photography: Marcin Somerlik.
Philip Obermarck Brings us the mummified heart of a Norse giant. While going through his famous grandfather's belongings after his passing in 1937, violinist Lars Sigerson discovered this casket. It appears to Have Been Within his family for Hundreds of years. The inscriptiont is in old Norse runes and reads: "Behold! Within this casket lies the heart of the fierce and terrible giant Known as Hrungnir, This Day slain by Fafrd the Red Whose bravery and cunning shall live forever! "JOTUN BLOOD
Guldgubbepatricen forestiller en kvinde med skulderlangt hår, som er dækket af et slør. Det når helt ned til fødderne, der titter frem under hendes lange kjole. Hun bærer også en dobbelt perlekæde om halsen og en kappe over skuldrene. Foto Nationalmuseet. ... . ... woman with shoulder-length hair, covered by a veil which reaches her feet, peeping under her dress. She wears a double pearl necklace and a cape.