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  Odin - LoveToKnow 1911
In notices relating to religious observances Odin appears chiefly as the giver of victory or as the god of the dead.
It is probable, however, that the worship of Odin was once common to most of the Teutonic peoples.
To the Anglo-Saxons he was known as Woden and to the Germans as Wodan (Wuotan), which are the regular forms of the same name in those languages.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Odin   (361 words)

 The Masks of Odin by Elsa-Brita Titichenell (Edda, ancient norse
The Masks of Odin is a provocative study of "the wisdom of the ancient Norse." While it portrays the various aspects and forms that Odin assumes in order to gain knowledge of the nine worlds inhabited by gods and giants, humans, elves, and dwarfs, Elsa-Brita Titchenell has a larger purpose in view.
As a serious student of both Edda and Theosophy her loom is cosmic in reach, its warp representing the theosophia perennis or enduring god-wisdom and its woof the Edda, whose many-colored threads she weaves into colorful and often inspiring patterns of interpretation.
In the High One's Song, we read of Odin's consummate experience when for nine whole nights he "hung in the windtorn tree," the Tree of Life, so that he might "raise the runes" and drink the mead of omniscience.
www.theosociety.org /pasadena/odin/odin-hp.htm   (2597 words)

Odin is a son of Bor and Bestla.
Odin is a god of war and death, but also the god of poetry and wisdom.
Odin's attributes are the spear Gungnir, which never misses its target, the ring Draupnir, from which every ninth night eight new rings appear, and his eight-footed steed Sleipnir.
www.pantheon.org /articles/o/odin.html   (293 words)

  Odin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Odin is associated with the concept of the Wild Hunt, a noisy, bellowing movement across the sky, leading a host of the slain, directly comparable to Vedic Rudra.
Odin is said to be a healer, hinting at shamanistic origins, as he is god of magic and prophecy, common practices in cultures in which shamans are prominent.
Odin was said to have learned the mysteries of seid from the Vanic goddess and völva Freyja, despite the un-warrior-like connotations of using magic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Odin   (3112 words)

Thor was the son of Odin and the giantess Jörd (Jord), Fjörgyn (Fjorgyn) or Hlódyn (goddess of the earth).
Tyr was possibly the son of Odin and of Frigg or the giantess Fjörgyn (Fjorgyn), and younger of brother of Thor.
Vali was the son of Odin and the giantess Rind.
www.timelessmyths.com /norse/aesir.html   (6865 words)

Odin was often portrayed as the grey-bearded old man with one eye, his face hidden by a hood or a broad brimmed hat, because he had cast an eye into Mimir's well in return for a drink of its "immense wisdom".
Tyr retained his interest in war but Odin was looked upon as the inspiration for hard-bitten warriors because he alone had the power to inspire men in battle to a state of berserk rage in which they feared nothing and felt no pain.
Odin's only consolation was the foreknowledge that his resurrected son Balder would be worshipped in his stead in a new age and new land which would rise from the sea.
www.valkyrietower.com /odin.html   (1836 words)

 Uppsala - Odin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Odin is the psychopomp, the ferryman who conducts souls from the land of the living to the land of the dead.
The modern spelling of "Odin" is due primarily to researchers' ignoring the distinction between the Icelandic letter for the soft th and the Icelandic letter for d.
Odin is married as well to Rind, a human princess who only submitted to his advances under threat, and who bore his son Vali, who avenged Baldur.
www.winterscapes.com /uppsala/odin.htm   (5723 words)

 Rymdstyrelsen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Odin satellite combines two scientific disciplines on a single spacecraft in studies of star formation/early solar system (astronomy) and of the mechanisms behind the depletion of the ozone layer in the earth atmosphere and the effects of global warming (aeronomy).
The main instrument on Odin is an advanced radiometer using a 1.1 m telescope, which is used for both the astronomy and aeronomy missions.
Odin was placed into a 600 km sun-synchronuous, terminator orbit by a START-1 rocket on 20 February 2001 from Svobodny, far eastern Russia.
www.snsb.se /eng_odin_intro.shtml   (321 words)

 ODIN - LoveToKnow Article on ODIN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In notices relating to religious observances Odin appears chiefly as the giver of victory or as the god of the dead.
In return he receives the souls of the slain who in his palace, Valhalla (q.v.), live a life of fighting and feasting, similar to that which has been their desire on earth.
It is probable, however, that the worship of Odin was once common to most of the Teutonic peoples.
99.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OD/ODIN.htm   (1028 words)

Odin was all knowing and all seeing, and much of his knowledge and wisdom was hard won: He gave up an eye to drink from the Mimir's Well of Knowledge, and hung pinned to Yggdrasil with a spear for nine days, so that he could gain the knowledge of the runes.
In Britain Odin was seen as a leader of the wild hunt, and roamed the countryside with his pack of hounds searching for the souls of men.
Odin was eventually identified as the Devil in Christian Britain, often when a new religion is introduced, the older gods become the new religions devils or demons.
www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk /gods&goddesses/odin.html   (290 words)

 Odin the Good
Odin is generally known for sowing strife and starting wars.
Primarily, I would argue that Odin ignores the basic rules of society because he is in the unique position to be able to do so.
Odin's actions may be for the betterment of the world, but on a personal level the Odinic one will still suffer every blow regardless of its ultimate necessity or good purpose.
www.webcom.com /~lstead/March94/Odin.html   (1259 words)

 snowdeal.org > ex machina   (Site not responding. Last check: )
since we were playing in the hot weather, it seemed reasonable to seek some cool comfort and a large chocolate shake from dq (not the best shake in the world, but odin doesn't know that the options are limited on a sunday morning).
odin went of adventure to a small, local zoo and had a chance to see many animals that he had only read about in books.
and that all has very little to do with the fact that odin and kris were making me a birthday card today and practicing saying "happy birthday, poppi".
snowdeal.org /section/ex_machina   (1314 words)

 Odin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Odin was known by the Anglo-saxons as Woden, and gave his name to Wednesday.
Odin took the horn in both his hands and drank and drank.
Odin was silent, for most of all the world did he value his dear son, Baldur the Beautiful.
www.lynnellen.co.uk /odin.php   (438 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Odin's Ordeal | Viking mythology religion customs longboats asatru norse ...
In Norse mythology (Ásatrú), Odin (Woden; Wuotan; Wodhanaz; Óðinnp; Oden; Wodan; Othin), Nordic (Icelandic) and Germanic, is the supreme god, and god of war and death, but also the god of poetry and wisdom.
Odin was head of the Aesir sky gods and the main god of battle victory, as well as god of the dead.
Odin’s symbol is the raven (he had two ravens, named Hugin and Munin, or Huginn and Muninn), his weapon, a spear carved with runes or treaties.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /odins_ordeal.html   (1038 words)

 Scandinavian mythology 1
"Odin and his brothers are making the world of the dead giant Imir." (A. Fantalov 1993).
Then, they made Firmanent of his skull, Earth of his body, mounts of his skeleton, ocean of his blood, clouds of his brain.We can see the Pimery Cow Audhumla and Imir' s posterity, who are lost in the waves.
According to beliefs of ancient Scandinavians, Odin will be lost in jaws of Fenrir - the World Wolf, one of chthonic monsters - children of evil Loki (two others: thee World Serpent Jormungand and the giantess Hella).
fantalov.tripod.com /2scandin.htm   (260 words)

 Odin, All Father
ODIN (Woden to the Anglo-Saxons) is a god of the mysterious realms of wisdom, cunning, sorcery, and death.
Subtle, aristocratic, and at times inexplicable, Odin is the literal father of important gods, such as Thor, and All-Father to the whole of creation, divine and human.
It is due to this sacrifice that Odin's face is depicted with a straight line indicating an empty eye, or alternately, in a wide-brimmed hat pulled down low over the missing orb.
www.octavia.net /vikings/odin.htm   (587 words)

 Space Astronomy Laboratory: Odin
Odin is an international astronomy and aeronomy mission led by Sweden, with Canada, France, and Finland as partners.
Odin was launched from Svobodny, Siberia on February 20, 2001.
Odin observations have an impact on a wide range of subjects including molecular cloud chemistry, shock chemistry, star-forming cores, circumstellar envelopes, interstellar clouds, photodissociation regions, comets, planetary atmospheres, and extragalactic molecules.
www.iras.ucalgary.ca /~kwok/odin.html   (267 words)

 Odin - the space observatory
Odin was developed by Swedish Space Corporation (SSC), Solna, on behalf of the Swedish National Space Board and the corresponding space agencies of Canada, France, and Finland.
Odin was the fifth scientific research satellite to be developed in Sweden.
Odin is the only satellite, world-wide, to have continuously measured the chlorine chemistry in the ozone layer since 2001.
www.ssc.se /default.asp?groupid=200521610221402   (698 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Odin is the supreme deity and eldest of all the gods in the Nordic pantheon.
When Odin went to obtain the mead of inspiration, he is said to have flown in the shape of an eagle greeted by a Valkyrie with a chalice
Odin is said to have reached the world beyond the realms of death through his spiritual hanging.
www.dickinson.edu /~eddyb/mythology/Gods-1.html   (601 words)

The ODIN mission studies astronomical objects and the terrestrial atmosphere by observation of H2O, O2, O3, CO...
ODIN is a dual purpose project dedicated to the study of both astronomical objects and the Earth's atmosphere.
ODIN is a Sweden project in cooperation with France, Canada and Finland.
smsc.cnes.fr /ODIN   (152 words)

Odin is a member of the race of superhumans known as Asgardians; he also possesses additional powers in his office as ruler of Asgard.
Odin was born ages ago as a member of the race of gods who would one day be called Asgardians.
Odin dwells in his royal palace at the center of Asgard's capital city, but also has a palace in Valhalla, overlooking the Land of the Honored Dead.
www.immortalthor.net /bio-odin.html   (1044 words)

 netlabs.org - Homepage
Odin is the name of the project and software that allows users to run Win32 (Windows 95 and Windows NT) applications in OS/2 Warp operating system natively, almost as if they were intended to be OS/2 applications in the first place.
It's the second part of the project whitch aims at: Providing runtime libraries that replicate Win32 API functions and that are used by loaded and running programs.
The set of API functions that are implemented for Project Odin is called Odin32.
odin.netlabs.org   (576 words)

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 Odin record index   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Odin Records is owned and run by the Norwegian Jazz Association.
From oct 2003 the Odin label is licenced to Curling Legs.
Odin was established in 1981, and has become the most important national label for contemporary Norwegian jazz.
www.jazzforum.no /docs/div_docs/14Odin_Records   (183 words)

 Debian -- odin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Odin is a build manager like make with some important differences:
This avoids some of the major problems of make: Different and/or parallel builds from the same source tree, time skew problems, and dependency control.
This package contains version 1.17.4 of odin with some additional patches and is built from the Eli source (see eli package).
packages.debian.org /unstable/devel/odin   (130 words)

 netlabs.org - Homepage
There is a page in the netlabs.org Wiki about Odin, feel free to contribute to it!
Odin is the name of the project and software that allows users to run Win32 (Windows 95 and Windows NT) applications in OS/2 Warp operating system natively, almost as if they were intended to be OS/2 applications in the first place.
Whether those goals will be ever achieved remains to be seen, but this project gives good results even now, since no Windows program uses all API functions and very few use even majority of them.
odin.netlabs.org /en/site/index.xml   (576 words)

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