Sentence Examples

  • The Varangian god Perun was probably Thor himself under a Slavonic name (Russian perun, "thunderbolt").
  • Is pierced by the Neu Thor, a tunnel 436 ft.
  • In the German mythology the army of darkness is led by Hel, the personification of twilight, sunk to the goddess who enchains the dead and terrifies the living, and Loki, originally the god of fire, but afterwards "looked upon as the father of the evil powers, who strips the goddess of earth of her adornments, who robs Thor of his fertilizing hammer, and causes the death of Balder the beneficent sun."
  • The name thoria (after the Scandinavian god Thor) was first given in 1815 by Berzelius to a supposed new earth which he had extracted from several rare Swedish minerals.
  • Odin's wife was Frigg; their sons were Thor (the thunder-god) and Balder, whose myth is well known in English poetry.