Random Gods - Odin, Wodan Picture

Well, this is the "Big Daddy" of the Norse / Scandinavian gods: Odin. His name could be spelled Wodan, and it pretty much meant "the Rager", which was the same as Rudra in Hindu myth. He was the All-Father of the gods (the Asir / Aesir) and led the Wild Hunt in the darkest hours of the night. He sacrificed one eye to gain Wisdom (whereas Zeus simply ate the goddess of Wisdom), and he impaled himself on the World Ash Tree as a sacrifice to himself. Like Thor, he will be destroyed at Ragnarok 'the destruction of the powers', when a new heaven, new earth, and new gods will be born.
And, yes... I purposely made him look like Superman! Heh...
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