Details
IMAGE number
MGN169955
Title
The Wolf Fenrir and the World-Tree Yggdrasil, 1680
Artist
Icelandic School, (17th century) / Icelandic
Location
Arni Magnusson Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland
Date
1680 AD (C17th AD)
Dimensions
33x10 cms
Description
monstrous wolf of the god Loki; swallowed the god Odin but was stabbed to death by Odin's son, Vidar; Odin, the chief god, lived in Asgard (home of gods) at the top of the world tree; Giant ash tree springing from body of Ymir and supporting universe; its roots extended to Asgard, Jotunnheim, and Niffheim;
Photo credit
© Arni Magnusson Institute / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ nordic mythology / animals / illuminated manuscript / annotated / illumination / animal / norse / fenris
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