Mjölnir, also known as Thor’s hammer, is the weapon used by Thor in Norse mythology. The hammerhead of Mjölnir is forged with the core part of a dying planet, while the hammer handle was made of a branch from the world tree Yggdrasil. Mjölnir is the weapon unexpectedly obtained by Loki when he is making …
Mjölnir/Thor’s Hammer symbol meaning and history in Norse Mythology
The origin of Norse mythology can be found in the Nordic prehistory. After the Christianization of Scandinavia, Norse mythology developed rapidly and became the folklore in the Nordic Region, part of it exist to this day. The Norse mythology after the romantic Viking Revival is greatly influenced by modern literature and popular culture.