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I'm Norge, or Noreg - also known as the Kingdom of Norway.
You can call me Erik if you wish.

I don't really understand how this thing works, but someone said it's good to keep up with modern times - so here I am.

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A fairy (also fay, fae; from faery, faerie, “realm of the fays”) is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore, a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural or preternatural. Fairies resemble various beings of other mythologies, though even folklore that uses the term fairy offers many definitions. Sometimes the term describes any magical creature, including goblins or gnomes: at other times, the term only describes a specific type of more ethereal creature or sprite. Various folkloristic traditions refer to them euphemistically, by names such as wee folk, good folk, people of peace, fair folk (Welsh tylwyth teg), etc.


MYTHOLOGY MEME ~ [5/8] Legendary Creatures ~ Seelie Faeries

The Seelie court are known to seek help from humans, to warn those who had accidentally offended them, and to return human kindness with favors of their own. Still, a fairy belonging to this court will avenge insults and could be prone to mischief. The most common time of day to see them is twilight. Other names for the Seelie court are ‘The Shining Throng’ and ‘The Golden ones’ and ‘The light Court’. The categorization of fairies based on court is whether or not they are a light or dark fairy. Light fairies are known for playing pranks on humans and having a light hearted attitude, forgetting their sorrows quickly and not realizing how they might be affecting the humans they are playing pranks on. (x)


MYTHOLOGY MEME ~ [6/8] Legendary Creatures ~ Unseelie Faeries

The Unseelie Court consists of the darkly-inclined fairies. Unlike the Seelie Court, no offense is necessary to bring down their assaults. As a group (or “host”), they appear at night and assault travelers, often carrying them through the air, beating them, and forcing them to commit such acts as shooting elfshot at cattle. Like the beings of the Seelie Court who are not always benevolent, neither are the fairies of the Unseelie Court always malevolent. Most Unseelies can become fond of a particular human if they are viewed as respectful, and would choose to make them something of a pet. Some of the most common characters in the Unseelie Court are Bogies, Bogles, Boggarts, Abbey Lubbers and Buttery Spirits. The division into “seelie” and “unseelie” spirits was roughly equivalent to the division of Elves in Norse mythology, into “light” and “dark” distinctions. (x)


MYTHOLOGY MEME ~ [1/8] Legendary Creatures ~ Mermaids

A mermaid found a swimming lad,

Picked him for her own,

Pressed her body to his body,

Laughed; and plunging down

Forgot in cruel happiness

That even lovers drown. (x)

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The goddess of eternal youth, married to Bragi, the god of poetry. Idun is the custodian of the golden apples of youth. When the gods feel old age approaching, they only have to eat of the apples to become young again. As a goddess of fertility, youth and death, it is possible that she was originally one of the Vanir.



As a member of the Vanir, Freyr was the most important of the fertility gods. He is associated with sunlight and rain and is the patron of peace and bountiful harvests. At a young age, the gods made him the ruler of Alfheim, the realm of the elves. After the war between the Aesir and the Vanir, Freyr joined his father Njord and sister Freyja in Asgard as a sign of peace. He rides a chariot pulled by the golden, dwarf-made boar Gullinbursti. He owns the ship Skidbladnir and a powerful magic sword.



The senior god of the Vanir, Njord moved to Asgard with his children, Freyr and Freyja, as a sign of peace after the war between the Aesir and Vanir. Njord governed the sea and the winds and guarded ships and seafarers. His hall is called Noatun (“shipyard”) , and he married the Jotun Skadi. However, the differences in their personalities forced the couple to live apart.

The lands of men are but one of many worlds, bound by the World Tree: Yggdrasil. At its base, the Norns weave men’s fate. Below the dragon Nidhogg chews away at the roots, seeking to destroy the tree itself. It was among the boughs of Yggdrasil that the gods created Midgard, the land of men. Pleased with their creation, the gods built a home of their own. Far above our world, they constructed the mighty city of Asgard. It was here the gods would feast and reign until the end of time, with Odin king above all. [x]

MYTHOLOGY MEME » three locations » asgard [1/3]


norse mythology » njord (njörðr)

In Norse mythology, Njord was the god of the wind and of the sea and its riches. His aid was invoked in seafaring and in hunting, and he was considered the god of “wealth-bestowal,” or prosperity. He was the father of Freyr and Freyja by his own sister. Traditionally, Njǫrd’s native tribe, the Vanir, gave him as a hostage to the rival tribe of Aesir, the giantess Skadi choosing him to be her husband. The marriage failed because Njǫrd preferred to live in Nóatún, his home by the sea, while Skadi was happier in her father’s mountain dwelling place. Several traditions hold that Njǫrd was a divine ruler of the Swedes, and his name appears in numerous Scandinavian place-names.


MYTHOLOGY MEME ~ [3/8] Legendary Creatures ~ Banshee

The banshee (from Irish: bean sí “woman of the sídhe” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death and a messenger from the Otherworld.

In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean-nighe and is seen washing the blood stained clothes or armour of those who are about to die. (x)

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