Yggdrasil and the Well of Urd - Norse Mythology for Smart People

At the center of the Norse spiritual cosmos is an ash tree, Yggdrasil (pronounced "IG-druh-sill"; Old Norse Askr Yggdrasils), which grows out of the Well of Urd (Old Norse Urðarbrunnr). The Nine Worlds are held in the branches and roots of the tree. The name Askr Yggdrasils probably strikes most modern people as being awkwardly ...

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