ANCIENT SYMBOLS


Thor's Hammer
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Thor's Hammer

Thor was the Nordic God of thunder and lightning, a powerful warrior akin to Zeus or perhaps Hercules. Thor was widely worshiped in pre-Christian Europe, and until the 11th century, shrines in Scandinavia and even England were still devoted to his worship. Thursday derives from his holy day, "Thor's Day".

Thor's hammer brought lightning and thunder, and Thor's hammers as talismans were revered as sacred relics and power sources, particularly for warriors about to enter the field of battle.


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