Long white beard. Lives in sky. Specialist subject: Poetry. He has rhyming runes carved into his tongue. Now that’s body piercing.
If you ever need inspiration, ask for a sip of his mead of poetry. It all comes from GUNNLOD and the brew of KVASIR.
He was originally a 9th century mortal named Bragi Boddason, a renowned Skald (court poet) who seems to have been elevated to godly status by his fellow artists. Now that’s poetic license for you.
Article last updated on 08 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Bragi: Norse God of Poetry." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 19 September 2014.