The Beginning and the End
At ﬁrst, there was solely vacancy, ice, and ﬁre. The warmth of the ﬁre melted a number of the ice into two primal ﬁgures, Ymir the enormous and Audhumla the cow. As Audhumla fed Ymir along with her milk, the ﬁrst frost giants emerged from his physique. Audhumla ate up the ice, and her licking shaped the ﬁrst of the Aesir, who had been the principle Norse deities.
There are 9 realms of creation in Norse mythology. A tenth, the realm of the dokk alfar, the “dark elves,” is usually included within the rely.
The Aesir had been the chief gods in Norse mythology. Their dwelling was known as Asgard. The Aesir aged like mortals however appeared eternally younger and vigorous by consuming the magic apples guarded by Freya, the goddess of magnificence. The Aesir had been to meet their finish at Ragnarok.
Some of the extra necessary Aesir deities are listed under:
Elves, Giants, and Other Beings
The alfar had been the magical elf people, who had been lower than gods however greater than mortals. They are stated to be the kids of the Vanir, presumably of Frey. The alfar are divided into two teams: lios alfar, or mild elves, the honest inhabitants of Alfheim; and dokk alfar, the darkish elves, the dark-hearted inhabitants of Svartalfheim.