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The Mighty Thor, who was known primarily as the thunder god was also the Norse god of war and agriculture. he was among the great gods of the Aesir, second only to Odin, his father. His mother was Fiörgyn the beautiful giantess, and Loki, his half-brother, was a frequent companion on his adventures. His name is the Teutonic word for thunder

Odin, the supreme Norse god, was the son of Borr and Bestla and gave one of his eyes for wisdom. He was king of the Aesir (Æsir, Asynur pl. pronounced "eye-seer") and lord of Asgard. He was also the god of war, wisdom, magic, poetry, prophecy, victory and the hunt. Odin was called by more than 200 different names revealing his many roles. Among others, he was known as Yggr (terror), Sigfodr (father of Victory) and Alfodr (All Father). he rode an eight legged horse named Sleipnirr

Baldur, son of Odin and Frigga and brother to Thor and Tyr, was the handsomest and noblest of the Gods. Forever young, he was the God of Peace and Forgiveness, Light and Spring, of all things Right and Good, Just and fair, Noble Baldur was the best loved among all the Aesir.

"The Kalevala" [above right] was originally a Finnish god, he was the pattern for wizards in fantasy literature, first and foremost among them Gandalf in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

Eisa (Ember) is the daughter of the Norse Trickster God Loki and Glut (Glow), Loki's first wife. Her sister is Einmyria (Ashes).

Satet or Satis -- Goddess of the hunt and mistress the star Sirius, worshipped alongside Khnum, the ram-headed god of life in South Egypt.

The Pleiades (1885) - Elihu Vedder; The Pleiades (Maia, Electra, Taygete, Alcyone, Celaeno, Sterope/Asterope, Merope) were the 7 daughters of the titan Atlas & the sea-nymph Pleione. Several Olympian gods engaged in affairs with the sisters. After Atlas was forced to carry the heavens on his shoulders, Orion began to pursue the Pleiades. Zeus transformed them into stars to comfort their father. The constellation of Orion is said to still pursue them across the night sky.

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