Odin and Yggdrasil

American Gods is centered around the god Wednesday or Odin who controls and organizes each event as it plays out and who most influences Shadow, the main character.  Odin is most associated with the World Tree or Yggdrasil, a tree that connects all of the worlds in the Universe including those belonging to the gods. One of Yggdrasil’s branches is Midgard or Middle Earth or the home of the human race.  It supplies the populations of both Niflheim and Valhalla.

Odin: God of the Gallows

This entry was posted in Books, Gods, Yggdrasil and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s