Wodan


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Wo·den

also Wo·dan  (wōd′n)
n. Mythology
An Anglo-Saxon god corresponding to the Norse god Odin.

[Middle English, from Old English Wōden; see wet- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.Wodan - chief god; counterpart of Norse Odin and Teutonic Wotan
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The stories range from the Dutch Sinterklass to the Norse god Wodan to Italy's Befana, an old woman who delivers gifts through the chimney--and in Western culture, to the Santa we know so well.
Segun este autor, en la mitologia nordica su maxima deidad, el dios Odin o Wodan, gozaba de gran sabiduria por sus viajes por las regiones humanas y el "Grand Tour' seria una recreacion de este mito por parte de los jovenes aristocratas ingleses.
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Others pray in the name of Jesus, Allah, Hathor, Zeus, Athena, or Wodan for healing--and still others take snake oil or the like.
Wolfram argues that the Langobard name signals the Vinnili tribe's willingness to adopt the new, more militarily effective religious identity of Longbearded Wodan, whose help defeating the Vandals drove them away from their Vanir religion (1997, 30-34).
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