Norse Gods

The Germanic people had their own pantheon of deities. The twelve Norse gods and goddesses that are categorized as the Aesir and identified as the warrior gods. A second tribe, the gods of fertility, are known as the Vanir clan.

The gods of the Norse inhabited the Asgard, the highest and heavenly of the Nine Worlds perched atop the Yggdresil, an ash tree that connected all of the worlds together.

In addition to their roles in the wars and adventures of the ancient myths written in the Poetic Edda, many Norse gods star in the comics and movies of our popular culture.

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