Odin Deity Card
Odin, a central and commanding figure in Norse mythology, is a god of immense wisdom, power, and complexity. Often referred to as the All-Father, Odin is the chief of the Aesir, one of the two main groups of deities in Norse mythology.
As a god of knowledge, Odin is renowned for his insatiable quest for wisdom. He famously sacrificed an eye at the Well of Mímir to gain knowledge and foresight, and he possesses an unquenchable thirst for understanding the secrets of the universe. Odin's ravens, Huginn (thought) and Muninn (memory), fly across the realms to gather information, reflecting his omniscient nature.
Odin is also a god of war and battle, embodying the complex aspects of conflict, valor, and strategic thinking. He is associated with the valkyries, supernatural maidens who choose slain warriors to join him in Valhalla, the great hall where fallen warriors feast until Ragnarok, the final battle.
Additionally, Odin is a shamanic figure, traversing between realms through his practice of seidr, a form of magic and divination. He rides the eight-legged horse Sleipnir and wields the spear Gungnir, symbolizing his authority and power.
Odin's character embodies a mixture of wisdom, cunning, sacrifice, and a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of all things. As a deity of immense complexity, he remains a compelling figure in Norse mythology and continues to capture the imagination of those interested in exploring the intricate tapestry of ancient northern European beliefs.
Our Deity Cards are made of 1/8" Baltic Birch Ply, 5" tall by 3" wide, and are sealed with a protective coat to keep off dirt or marks that can build up over time to discolor the artwork.
We are pleased to offer these designs in various sizes/forms to cater to your preferences. In addition to the standard card size, we also provide it as a keychain for easy portability, a small wall art for compact spaces (10" tall"), and a large wall art for a more impactful display (20" tall). Choose the option that best suits your need or get them all and enjoy our artwork in any setting.