Odin – The ruler and chief of the Aesir. Odin was a warrior, he was a magician, a traveler and a shaman. He is the reason for fury, for poetry and for the gift of knowledge. He is the main Chief god in the Norse pantheon and is also called the “all father” based on the Old Norse word: Alfǫðr. He is the one-eyed god, depicted with a beard, holding a spear named Gungnir. His companions were wolves and ravens. His ravens would travel around the nine worlds and tell him all of the things.. their names were Huginn and Muninn.
As for his wolves, their names were Geri & Freki. This warrior and magician of a god was seen traveling around on his steed, Sleipnir the eight legged horse and child of Loki the trickster god. Odin was a strong and furious warrior who is said to have never lost a single battle. Odin was the keeper of Asgard, but since he was a traveler and had the ability to shapeshift as he pleased, he loved to go and explore and find new knowledge.
He spoke in poems, and loved riddles, and was intimidated by nothing – not even a beast. Odin was recognized and commonly referred to in other Germanic languages: he was known as Wōden in Old English, Wōdan in Old Saxon, and as Wuotan and Wotan in Old German. The god’s name also lent itself to the word “Wednesday,” meaning “Wōden’s day.”
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Known as “the furious” and “the all-father,” one-eyed Odin was the chief god of the Norse pantheon and ruler of the Aesir, as well as a warrior and magician. Odin, furious lord of ecstasy and inspiration, was the highest of deities and the chief of the Aesir tribe of gods and goddesses. Known as “all-father,” among many other epithets, Odin was usually depicted with one eye and a long beard. He would often be accompanied by his familiars—the wolves Geri and Freki, and ravens Huginn and Muninn—and rode an eight-legged horse named Sleipnir. Befitting his kingly stature, Odin was also a mighty warrior—it was said that he never lost a battle; there were even some who believed he could not lose a battle. While Odin kept his court at Asgard—one of the nine realms in Norse Mythology —he preferred to wander in the guise of a traveler. He sought knowledge above all else—of his enemies and the future—and courted shamans, seers, and necromancers in order to attain it. He spoke in poetry and riddles and commanded beasts, even taking their forms upon occasion. Odin was recognized and commonly referred to in other Germanic languages: he was known as Wōden in Old English, Wōdan in Old Saxon, and as Wuotan and Wotan in Old German. The god’s name also lent itself to the word “Wednesday,” meaning “Wōden’s day.” Source: mythopedia