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By David Bressan on Friday, September 17, Lockwood at " Outside the Interzone " is celebrating Thorsday with an special appearance of Lokiand deepening a bit in the topic I found a connection between ancient Norse Myth and Seismology. In Norse mythology, compiled and written down in the 13th century, Fenris or Fenrir the most common old Norse names, meaning "fen-dweller" is the name given to a monstrous wolf, son of the god Loki and the giantess Angrboda.
So they decided to bind and capture him, two fetters were forged, but the wolf easily tear them apart. But the third fetter, called Gleipnir, was made from six mythical ingredients: When Fenris howls in his anger, the ground and mountains tremble violently and deep fractures form and rocks were thrown around.
This myth and the description resemble what we would expect to see during a strong earthquake, but the Scandinavian Peninsula is today considered a relatively stable craton. It has become clear that Sweden was subjected to an increased seismic activity at the time of deglaciation, 9. But probably these earthquakes happened long before the first colonization of the Peninsula.
However in more recent times, the last 5. But in the end I have to admit: Daniel in his blog "sandbian"as an expert of Swedish geology and history, points out various chronological and cultural deficiency of this hypothesis that tries to connect an imported culture with its symbols to possible seismic events happened more than 5.
Map of Sweden with areas of recorded palaeoseismic activity. Nine high-magnitude palaeoseismic events are recorded in the Late Holocene.
Their ages in yBP are given in black outside the map frames. A few place names referring to noise or fractured rock are given outside the map frames. The Fenris Wolf in the Nordic Asa creed in the light of palaeoseismics.
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My Own Greek Myth. Unit Ancient Greece Lesson 10 of 10 Objective: SWBAT write a greek myth using what they have learned about myths and the gods/ goddesses that they are written about. We discuss what the myth might be explaining that they couldn't explain back then. For example, earthquakes.
We also discuss briefly the plot and.