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Thor God of Thunder

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Hi guys! a very old pic of Thor :)
It jumps today from an old disk and there is a couple of people asking for him, so there is... I been a little sick the last days, so sry if I didnt reply coments or e-mails. My apologies :)

Bamboo/PSCS/7hours/Music: Thor - Therion
www.youtube.com/watch?v=sejA1v…

Let´s wikiattack!

Thor (from Old Norse Þórr) is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, destruction, fertility, healing, and the protection of mankind. The cognate deity in wider Germanic mythology was known in Old English as Þunor and in Old High German Donar, from a Common Germanic *Þunraz "thunder".

Ultimately stemming from Proto-Indo-European religion, Thor is a prominently mentioned god throughout the recorded history of the Germanic peoples, from the Roman occupation of regions of Germania, to the tribal expansions of the Migration Period, to his extreme popularity during the Viking Age, where, in the face of the process of the Christianization of Scandinavia, emblems of his hammer, Mjöllnir, were worn in defiance and Norse pagans personal names containing the name of the god bear witness to his flourishing popularity. After the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the modern period, Thor continued to be acknowledged in rural folklore throughout Germanic regions. Thor is frequently referenced in place names, the day of the week Thursday ("Thor's day") bears his name, and names stemming from the pagan period containing his own continue to be used today.

In Norse mythology, largely recorded in Iceland from traditional material stemming from Scandinavia, numerous tales and information about Thor is provided. In these sources, Thor bears at least fourteen names, is the husband of the golden-haired goddess Sif, is the lover of the jötunn Járnsaxa, and is described as fierce-eyed, red-haired and red-bearded. With Sif, Thor fathered the goddess (and possible valkyrie) Þrúðr; with Járnsaxa, he fathered Magni; with a mother whose name is not recorded, he fathered Móði, and he is the stepfather of the god Ullr. The same sources list Thor as the son of the god Odin and the personified earth, Fjörgyn, and by way of Odin, Thor has numerous brothers. Thor has two servants, Þjálfi and Röskva, rides in a chariot led by two goats, Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr (that he eats and resurrects), and is ascribed three dwellings (Bilskirnir, Þrúðheimr, and Þrúðvangr). Thor wields the mountain-crushing hammer, Mjöllnir, wears the belt Megingjörð and the iron gloves Járngreipr, and owns the staff Gríðarvölr. Thor's exploits, including his relentless slaughter of his foes and fierce battles with the monstrous serpent Jörmungandr—and their foretold mutual deaths during the events of Ragnarök—are recorded throughout sources for Norse mythology.
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Viper2458's avatar
BRING ME THANOS!!!
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Marvel's Thor had the Crusader as his nemesis, and also based on your comment about Christianization of Scandinavia, I think it was the most appropriate nemesis for him. Thor (Baal) had the same nemesis in the Old Testament.  1 Kings 18 when Elijah Kills the Prophets of Baal Hadad (the original storm god).

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusader…
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hadad
www.biblegateway.com/passage/?…

In Akkadian, Adad is also known as 
Rammanu ("Thunderer") cognate with Aramaic Ramman and Hebrew Rimmon, which was a byname of Hadad.  Hadad was equated with the Greek god Zeus; the Roman god Jupiter, as Jupiter Dolichenus; the Indo-European Nasite Hittite storm-god Teshub; the Egyptian god Amun; the Rigvedic god IndraHaddad (Akkadian) or Iškur (Sumerian) was the storm and rain god in the Northwest Semitic and ancient Mesopotamian religionsHe was attested in Ebla as "Hadda" in c. 2500 BCE

The Scandinavian gods and goddesses originated from Mesopotamia. Well all gods and goddesses do. The oldest civilization was the Sumerians/Egyptians at 3750 B.C. Scandinavian gods/goddesses didn't become popular until the prose Edda, written by 
compiled, by the Icelandic scholar, lawspeaker and historian Snorri Sturluson around the year 1220.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prose_Ed…
sakuraboy91's avatar
I love artwork involving Thor, this is going into faves.
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einhajar12Student Artist
nice, but it reminds too much of the marvel version, especially mjolnir. 
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Uriel2015Student Artisan Crafter
Amazona work !!!
Omegaman120's avatar
Not only my favorite Norse god, but my favorite superhero from marvel!
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Wow I see you are extremely skilled.I and one friend have come up witha manga plot , but we cant make our own manga because our drawing skills are very poor.If you are interested in getting paid to make our manga , contact this email address.
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Kyrtian-Madragoron's avatar
All these awesome deities in your gallery, have you ever done or considered doing the God Emperor of Man [from the Warhammer 40K universe] during his prime in his Golden Armor?
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ZanarNaryonHobbyist General Artist
Tor (No misspelling, that's how it's spelled in Norway) had red beard
PinkiePieGirl100's avatar
FANTASTIC!!Thor Emote Thor Redesign Do I Look to be in a Gaming Mood? 
PokeyFluffytail's avatar
I like how he's a mixture of Marvel Thor and mythological Thor. c:
But, shouldn't his hair be red? o.o
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Skyking0Student Traditional Artist
i like how you strayed from the marvel design .
looks good man
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Nordmann79Student Digital Artist
Pretty cool. But if you wanted to go with the Norse Mythological Thor, his hair is red. Only in the Marvel comic's version of Thor his hair is blond.
Ekjk's avatar
O.O so cool
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MOMOpJonnyStudent Digital Artist
You should go to work for MARVEL, this Thor design is epic.
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thundergalaxyStudent General Artist
Awesome!
waxishi's avatar
Awesome if this was thors vu (visual update) in SMITE I don't care how many times I die i would still play him.

Also I've never heard of Thor having a staff nice to know that
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MutantBabyProductionProfessional Filmographer
AWESOME!!!:D
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artboy-2Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing!
Will-of-the-spurr's avatar
thunderstruck would be such a good song to go with this
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DeAssumpcaostudioProfessional Traditional Artist
out of sight!:D (Big Grin)
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