Norse Mythology

The Mighty Gods of the Vikings...


Norse Sun Goddess 🌞

Also known as Sól

Sun Goddess chased by a wolf

Like her brother Mani, she rides through the sky in a horse-drawn chariot. And also like her brother, she is chased by a wolf.

Occasionally Skoll, the wolf in question, gets close enough to risk a bite and we get an eclipse. But he’ll never catch her properly until Ragnarok.

Sol gives her name to Sunday via her original Germanic name Sunna — see Sowilo. By an extraordinary coincidence, there’s also a Roman Sun God with a similar name. See Sol.

Sol Facts and Figures

Name: Sol
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Sól

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: 🌞
In charge of: the Sun
Area of expertise: Sun

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 8178

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Article last revised on August 07, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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