Who is  Odin? How can we understand this god?

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Who is Odin? How can we understand this god?

Thomas Rowsell


2019. 09. 16.



Where did Odin come from? Was he a shamanic figure influenced by the Saami or was he based on the Roman god Mercury? Why did Anglo-Saxon kings claim his as a divine progenitor? Was he Indo-European or even older? I explain the historical origin of the Norse god, Allfather, and I explain the metaphysical significance of his threefold manifestation as depicted in the Gylfaginning. This was an unscripted video covering a lot of ground. More info: http://www.medievalists.net/2012/11/woden-and-his-roles-in-anglo-saxon-royal-genealogy/ This channel depends on your support: Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/survivethejive Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/survivethejive

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