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Odin/Oden was the norse god of kings,death,war,wisdom,sorcery. Father of the asir gods, ruler of asgard the world of gods from his three great halls he rules over the worlds, the halls where gladsheim, Valaskjálf the one of silver and Valhalla where he greated those who died with honor upon the field of battle, here the valkyries served the Einherjarn mead and food each night. He carries the spear gugnir, made from the wood of yggdrasil, the world tree and smithend by the dwarfs. never shall it miss its target. The two ravens Hugin and Munin ( thought and memory) circles the worlds and reports to him of the doings of humans. He sacreficed his eye for one drink from mimers well, the water that grants wisdom. he hung for nine days and nights upon yggdrasil impaled by his owns pear given no food or mead so he whould know what it was to die. He found the the secrets of the runes and leanred from the dead of the future.

One of Odins manny names was Jólnir meaning " yule figure" god of the norse midvinter fest nammed Yule.

from wikipedia:

Prior to Christianization, the Germanic peoples (including the English; Old English geola or guili) celebrated a midwinter event called Yule.[15] With the Christianization of Germanic Europe, numerous traditions were absorbed from Yuletide celebrations into modern Christmas.[16] During this period, supernatural and ghostly occurrences were said to increase in frequency, such as the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky. The leader of the wild hunt is frequently attested as the god Odin and he bears the Old Norse names Jólnir, meaning "yule figure" and the name Langbarðr, meaning "long-beard" (see list of names of Odin).[17]

The god Odin's role during the Yuletide period has been theorized as having influenced concepts of St. Nicholas in a variety of facets, including his long white beard and his gray horse for nightly rides (see Odin's horse Sleipnir), which was traded for reindeer in North America.[18] Margaret Baker comments that "The appearance of Santa Claus or Father Christmas, whose day is 25th of December, owes much to Odin, the old blue-hooded, cloaked, white-bearded Giftbringer of the north, who rode the midwinter sky on his eight-footed steed Sleipnir, visiting his people with gifts. … Odin, transformed into Father Christmas, then Santa Claus, prospered with St Nicholas and the Christchild became a leading player on the Christmas stage."[19]

on a secod note i heard some fucking bitch from fox news telling kids " santa is white and thats how it is" keep youre damn santa. I´ve got a damn god that brings gifts
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cullyferg2010 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016
Rather be a wolf of Odin than a lamb of God.  He's more fun.
erindowning1989 Featured By Owner Edited Sep 26, 2015  Professional General Artist
Nice work & have a merry midwinter & a happy new year.
amazoness-king Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd much prefer gifts from the allfather, PRAISE ODIN
Trollfeetwalker Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013
Even gods have to move with the times.
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