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Esoteric Pagan Anthropology

In the pre-Christian pagan religion of the Scandinavian and Northern Germanic people, Odin is the ruler of the Aesir, the principal race of gods and goddesses in Norse mythology. Archeologist and historian Thor Heyerdahl speculated that Odin, commonly thought of today as a mythical Norse god, was a historical person who founded the Norwegian-Swedish royal dynasty. More from Robert Sepehr, author and anthropologist.

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The Kraken

It was Alfred, Lord Tennyson who popularized the sea beast known as the Kraken. The beast itself came from Norse legend. Lord Tennyson penned his poem, “The Kraken,” in 1830. Here’s the poem, read by Tom O’Bedlam.

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