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Jormungand (Jörmungandr)

Jormungand (Jörmungandr)

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Jormungand (Jörmungandr) Photos

    Thor's Dastardly Deed
    This evidence came in very handy when Thor accused me of assaulting him. He hooked me! [MS Stofnun Árna Magnússonar, Iceland, 18th Century]


    The Legend Grows
    The story of how I escaped Thor's hook was so popular that the Vikings even carved it in ssstone. Awesome. [Altuna Runestone, 11th Century]


    I Just Rock
    Later artistsss loved my story, too. No big deal. [Der Kampf des Thor mit der Schlange des Midgard by Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1788.]


    Official Portrait
    If I had a house, this is the portrait I'd hang on the wall. [MS AM 738 4to, 43r, Árni Magnússon Institute, Iceland]


    Misrepresentation
    This picture makes me look a lot sssmaller than I actually am. [Lorenz Froelich, "Thor, Hymir, and the Midgard Serpent," in Victor Rydberg, ed. Teutonic Mythology, Vol. III. 1906, facing pg. 915]


    Family Portrait
    It's a good thing Mom and Dad hired an artist to do our family portrait, because just a few days later, Odin banished me and both of my siblingsss from Asgard. Haven't seen them sssince. [Willy Pogany, "Children of Loki," in Padraic Colum, ed. Children of Odin. New York: Macmillan Company, 1920.]


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