The Norse Mythology ClipArt gallery offers 41 illustrations various gods and stories of Norse Mythology, also known as Scandinavian Mythology.

In Norse mythology, Aslog, daughter of Siegfried and Brunhild, becomes an orphan and is adopted by an old harp player, Heimir. Concerned about her safety, Heimir hides Aslog in his harp.

Aslog and Heimir

In Norse mythology, Aslog, daughter of Siegfried and Brunhild, becomes an orphan and is adopted by an…

In Norse mythology, Mani drives the moon chariot at night. He finds a boy and a girl carrying a pail of water. He takes them for a ride in his chariot.

Children in the Moon

In Norse mythology, Mani drives the moon chariot at night. He finds a boy and a girl carrying a pail…

According to Norse mythology, in Elfland, elves and fairies would dance in a circle in the moonlight. "Whenever the fairies danced at night, the grass grew greener. Any one going through the forest the next day could tell where the elves had been by the rings of green grass." -Klugh, 1909

Elves and Fairies Dancing

According to Norse mythology, in Elfland, elves and fairies would dance in a circle in the moonlight.…

Odin lets Frey, the god of sunshine, sit in his throne. While he looks across the land, he sees Gerda, a giantess, and falls in love with her.

Frey Sitting in Odin's Throne

Odin lets Frey, the god of sunshine, sit in his throne. While he looks across the land, he sees Gerda,…

Freya searches for her husband Odur in her chariot drawn by two white cats. As she rode, she cried golden tears that spread all across the world.

Freya Searching for Odur

Freya searches for her husband Odur in her chariot drawn by two white cats. As she rode, she cried golden…

In Norse mythology, Frigga's son, Baldur the sun god, has a dream that he will die. Frigga travels the whole world asking all living and non-living things to do no harm to Baldur.

Frigga Asking a Tree

In Norse mythology, Frigga's son, Baldur the sun god, has a dream that he will die. Frigga travels the…

In Norse mythology, Frey's son Frodi is given a magic grindstone from the fairies and elves. One who grinds the stone and sings shall get whatever they wish. Unable to move the large stone, Frodi takes two Giantesses as prisoners: Menia and Fenia. They grind gold for Frodi until he falls asleep. Then they grind soldiers to fight him.

Frodi's Grindstone

In Norse mythology, Frey's son Frodi is given a magic grindstone from the fairies and elves. One who…

Geirrod the giant spies a bird on the chimney of his castle. It is really Loki wearing Freya's eagle feather coat. Geirrod keeps him and gives him no food or water since he will not talk.

Geirrod and Loki

Geirrod the giant spies a bird on the chimney of his castle. It is really Loki wearing Freya's eagle…

Geirrod the giant's daughter pours a pitcher of water into a stream. Thor and Loki are wading through it until it starts becoming deeper. Thor throws a stone near her to scare her away.

Geirrod's Daughter Pouring Water

Geirrod the giant's daughter pours a pitcher of water into a stream. Thor and Loki are wading through…

"Gunther and Brunhild" — Gayley, 1893

Gunther Brunhild

"Gunther and Brunhild" — Gayley, 1893

In Norse mythology, Heimdall is the guardian of the gods. When Loki causes evil spirit to be in everyone, the world grows cold and mean. Heimdall rides his horse over the rainbow bridge and blows his horn to warn the gods of the end of the world.

Heimdall Warns the Gods

In Norse mythology, Heimdall is the guardian of the gods. When Loki causes evil spirit to be in everyone,…

Thor and Tyr travel to the Hymir the giant's house to get his large kettle named Mile-Deep. Hymir's wife, Hrod shows it to them.

Hrod and the Kettle Mile-Deep

Thor and Tyr travel to the Hymir the giant's house to get his large kettle named Mile-Deep. Hymir's…

Hulda, the Norse goddess of spring sits on the throne in her cave. A shepherd finds this cave and as a reward, Hulda gives him anything in the cave. He chooses the blue flowers she holds in her hand.

Hulda and the Shepherd

Hulda, the Norse goddess of spring sits on the throne in her cave. A shepherd finds this cave and as…

Loki, the god of mischief, cut off all of Thor's wife, Sif's beautiful hair. In order to get something better to replace her hair, he has Dvalin the dwarf make a wig of pure gold.

Loki and Dvalin

Loki, the god of mischief, cut off all of Thor's wife, Sif's beautiful hair. In order to get something…

Loki goes into Asgard with his daughter, Hela, and his pets, Jormundgand the serpent, and Fenris the wolf. The people of Asgard are afraid of Hela because one side of her body was black and one side was white. They were also afraid of the wolf and the serpent and had various plans to get rid of Hela, Jormundgand, and Fenris.

Loki and his Pets

Loki goes into Asgard with his daughter, Hela, and his pets, Jormundgand the serpent, and Fenris the…

Loki, the mischief maker, turns into a fly to steal Freya's golden necklace. As Freya, the goddess of beauty sleeps, Loki as a fly, bites her on the cheek to get a hold of her necklace.

Loki as a Fly on Freya's Cheek

Loki, the mischief maker, turns into a fly to steal Freya's golden necklace. As Freya, the goddess of…

In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which is shot by his blind brother Hodur. Hodur is tricked into doing so by Loki. When Baldur is sent to the Spirit World, Hela says she will give him back if everyone weeps for him. Loki dressed as an old woman refuses to weep so Baldur is lost to the Sprit World.

Loki as an Old Woman

In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which…

Idun, the Norse goddess of youth carries a box of golden apples. Whoever eats the apples never grow old. Loki tells her that a crabapple tree's fruit is better than her golden apples when trying to obtain some for the giant Thiassi.

Loki Shows Idun a Crabapple Tree

Idun, the Norse goddess of youth carries a box of golden apples. Whoever eats the apples never grow…

The gods agree to hire a builder to build a wall around the Golden City. The builder asks for the sun, the moon, and Freya the goddess of beauty as payment. They agree if he could do it in one winter because they believed he would not be able to, therefore they could keep the sun, the moon, and Freya. With help from his horse, the builder was almost finished before the winter. So Loki turned into a pony to distract the horse. The builder was not able to finish.

Loki Turns into a Pony

The gods agree to hire a builder to build a wall around the Golden City. The builder asks for the sun,…

In Norse mythology, there is a war between the Winilers and the Vandals. Odin takes the side of the Vandals and his wife Frigga takes the side of the Winilers. Odin says he will help whoever he sees first the next morning. Frigga makes a plan that the women tie their long hair under their chins like a beard to disguise themselves as men and she moves the bed so Odin faces the window the women are standing near. He names them Long-Beards (Lombards) and helps them to victory.

Lombard Woman

In Norse mythology, there is a war between the Winilers and the Vandals. Odin takes the side of the…

Loreley, a water fairy, rides her chariot drawn by two goldfish. She was a siren, singing and distracting fishermen, until she fell in love with one of them.

Loreley in her Chariot

Loreley, a water fairy, rides her chariot drawn by two goldfish. She was a siren, singing and distracting…

"Odin then regulatied the periods of day and night and the seasons by placing in the heavens the sun and moon, and appointing them to their respective courses." —Bulfinch, 1897

Odin

"Odin then regulatied the periods of day and night and the seasons by placing in the heavens the sun…

Odin was the god of gods in Norse mythology.

Odin

Odin was the god of gods in Norse mythology.

In the Norse myth of the Mead of Poetry, a giant, Suttung, stole the mead, which is magical and makes one who drinks it wise and scholarly. Odin takes it back by turning into a handsome man and taking it from Suttung's daughter, Gunlad.

Odin and Gunlad

In the Norse myth of the Mead of Poetry, a giant, Suttung, stole the mead, which is magical and makes…

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi gave him a rich, heroic life. Skuld said he would live no longer than a burning candle. Nornagesta kept the candle safe and hidden and lived to be 300 years old. King Olaf found the candle, burned it, and Nornagesta died.

Olaf and Nornagesta

In Norse mythology, Nornagesta was fated by the three Norns: Urd, Verdandi, and Skuld. Urd and Verdandi…

Sigmund and his wife Sieglinde are traveling with their son, Siegfried. They are attacked by robbers. The dwarf Regin helps Sieglinde and eventually raises Siegfried as his own.

Regin Helping Sieglinde and Siegfried

Sigmund and his wife Sieglinde are traveling with their son, Siegfried. They are attacked by robbers.…

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who comes upon a hill filled with fire. He runs straight through the flames to find Brunhild, a shieldmaiden, sleeping until someone was brave enough to find her.

Siegfried Finds Brunhild

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who comes upon a hill filled with fire. He runs straight…

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who is raised by the dwarf, Regin. He decides that he wants to do something important and goes into the cave where the dragon lives. He battles and slays the dragon.

Siegfried Slays the Dragon

In Norse mythology, Siegfried is a brave young man who is raised by the dwarf, Regin. He decides that…

Sigmund, the son of Volsung, lived in a castle with a giant oak tree growing out of it. A disguised Odin thrusts a powerful sword in the oak and says that whoever can pull it out will be able to keep the mighty sword. No grown men could pull it out, but young Sigmund pulls it out with ease.

Sigmund and the Oak Tree

Sigmund, the son of Volsung, lived in a castle with a giant oak tree growing out of it. A disguised…

Skadi is a giantess and daughter of Thiassi who was killed while chasing Loki because of a trick. Skadi asks the gods for something in return for the loss of her father. They let her choose a husband by looking at only the gods' feet. She chooses a pair of white, slim feet which belong to Niord, the wind god.

Skadi Chooses a Husband

Skadi is a giantess and daughter of Thiassi who was killed while chasing Loki because of a trick. Skadi…

Skidbladnir, a ship build by Dvalin the dwarf. "The first present was a magic ship, It was so small that it could be folded up and carried in the pocket when it was not needed. When the gods wished to use the ship, it would spread out large enough to carry them all. The most wonderful thing about the ship was that it made its own breezes." -Klugh, 1909

Skidbladner the Magic Ship

Skidbladnir, a ship build by Dvalin the dwarf. "The first present was a magic ship, It was so small…

Thor, Loki, and two children, Thialfi and Roska travel to Giant Land where they find what they think is a house. They sleep in the largest room. When they wake up, the sun's light shows that they were sleeping in the thumb of a giant's glove.

Sleeping in the Giant's Glove

Thor, Loki, and two children, Thialfi and Roska travel to Giant Land where they find what they think…

In Norse mythology, Ragnarok is the final battle of good and evil. During this battle, Surtur the flame giant sets the Golden City on fire.

Surtur's Fire in the Golden City

In Norse mythology, Ragnarok is the final battle of good and evil. During this battle, Surtur the flame…

"Thor, the thunderer, Odin's eldest son, is the strongest of gods and men, and possesses three very precious things. The first is a hammer, which both the Frost and Mountain giants know to their cost, when they see it hurled against them in the air, for it has split many a skull of their fathers and kindred. When thrown, it returns to his hand of its own accord. The second rare thing he possesses is called the belt of strength. When he girds it about him his divine might is doubled. The third, also very precious, is his iron gloves, which he puts on whenever he would use his mallet efficiently." —Bulfinch, 1897

Thor

"Thor, the thunderer, Odin's eldest son, is the strongest of gods and men, and possesses three very…

The king of the Frost Giants tests Thor's strength by challenging him to lift his cat. Thor tries with all his might but can only lift her paw.

Thor in Giant Land

The king of the Frost Giants tests Thor's strength by challenging him to lift his cat. Thor tries with…

Thor defeats a frost giant, Hrungnir. But as he falls, his club hits Thor, causing him to fall too. He is stuck under Hrungnir's foot.

Thor Stuck Under Hrungnir's Foot

Thor defeats a frost giant, Hrungnir. But as he falls, his club hits Thor, causing him to fall too.…

The Norse god of thunder, Thor rides his brass chariot drawn by his goats, Tooth-cracker and Tooth-gnasher. He flies as he carries his red hot iron hammer.

Thor the Thunder God

The Norse god of thunder, Thor rides his brass chariot drawn by his goats, Tooth-cracker and Tooth-gnasher.…

The prince of the Frost Giants steals Thor's hammer. The Frost Prince agrees to return it if he can marry Freya, the goddess of beauty. In order to get it back, Thor dresses up as Freya and attends the giants' great feast. Upon return of the hammer, Thor shows himself and defeats all of the Frost Giants.

Tricking the Frost Prince

The prince of the Frost Giants steals Thor's hammer. The Frost Prince agrees to return it if he can…

Vali, the sunshine god, is found as a baby in a ship that arrives sailing by itself. The people of that city crown him king.

Vali Arrives

Vali, the sunshine god, is found as a baby in a ship that arrives sailing by itself. The people of that…

"Valkyrie bearing a Hero to Valhalla" — Gayley, 1893

Valkyrie

"Valkyrie bearing a Hero to Valhalla" — Gayley, 1893

"In Old Norse mythology, the maiden attendants of Odin, who, at his command, rode over battlefields and bore the souls of the bravest of the slain to Valhalla, Odin's great hall." -Foster, 1921

Valkyrie

"In Old Norse mythology, the maiden attendants of Odin, who, at his command, rode over battlefields…