Yggdrasil and Wotan (Odin)

Norse Folklore tells the story that Wotan (Odin) hung himself from the world tree for 9 nights to learn wisdom. At the end of the 9 nights he created and learned how to use Runes.

This post is posted on Wednesday 9 May 2012.
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