NORSE MYTHOLOGY

The Mighty Gods of the Vikings...

MAGNI

Norse Strength God

Young God of Strength and Brute Force

He’s the son of THOR and giantess JARNSAXA, which easily explains his formidable strength. In fact he’s even stronger than his dad.

One day, THOR was lying trapped under the colossal leg of a stone giant he’d just demolished. Try as they might, the Gods just could not free him. Sadly they sent for THOR’s young son MAGNI to make his fond farewells.

"Good god, dad," said the lad, "what the hell are you doing under there? Hold still, I’ll have you out in a jiffy. Jeez, look at that leg. It’s big. Where’s the rest of it? I see you gave that monster a hammering. Pity you didn’t send for me sooner. I would’ve punched its lights out with my bare fists."

MAGNI was three years old at the time. THOR didn’t know whether to kiss him or give him a punch in the ear.

MAGNI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MAGNI
Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Strength
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 55495
Share this page:
Link to this page (HTML anchor tag):

Article last updated on 05 March 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "MAGNI: God of Strength from Norse mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 05 Mar. 2013. Web. 29 August 2014.

Permissions page


The Gods told us to do it. Go to top

INTRO
Introduction to the Norse section

EXPLORE
Browse our entries on Norse mythology

FIND GODS
Search the Holy Database of All Known Gods

A-Z INDEX
List of names from Norse mythology