Hammer, Horse and Spear. A God… too.

ALL Weapons of War... when they belong to those Divine. Even the Gods of Yore used Weapons... usually to great effect,.. affecting lots... indeed. The Legends of ODIN... and his preferred Weaponry examined herein. WAR Hammer, Horse and Spear. Great Weapons it seems. A lil' bout Odin... too. Intel, Background Music. Shiro Style.

ALL Weapons of War… when they belong to those Divine. Even the Gods of Yore used Weapons… usually to great effect,.. affecting lots… indeed. The Legends of ODIN… and his preferred Weaponry examined herein. WAR Hammer, Horse and Spear. Great Weapons it seems. A lil’ bout Odin… too. Intel, Background Music. Shiro Style.

 

BELIEVE IT...OR NOT... sooner... or later... YOU AND YOUR LEGEND... MAY BE HERE INDEED... IN DEED AND IN FACT...too. MAYBE...

BELIEVE IT…OR NOT… sooner… or later… YOU AND YOUR LEGEND… MAY BE HERE INDEED… IN DEED AND IN FACT…too. MAYBE…

 

O KUNOICHI OF THE DIVINE AND WISPY SMILE... A LULLABY.?. HEREIN. photocredit/thanks:wallpaperbetter

O KUNOICHI OF THE DIVINE AND WISPY SMILE… A LULLABY.?. HEREIN. photocredit/thanks:wallpaperbetter

 

A Weapon of War.

The Legends are clear enough… oft crystal.

 

A Weapon of War. Odin is.

So these Legends say.

 

Odin is a Heavenly Martial Warrior with;..

Hammer,

Horse and Spear,..

…the Tools of his Trade.

A God… too…

…of times of Yore,.. and of the Legendary Norse.

An Elite Soldier,… with an… also… Legendary Horse.

 

An Elite Soldier and all that therein… entails.

 

The Horse he rides in on…

…this Horse btw,.. has also a… Tale… to tell.

 

A Tail too… and… SIX Legs.

Six.

 

(…Sometimes 8;..

…may depend on the Legend you ask: it seems indeed…)

 

 

THE HORSE... THAT ODIN RIDES IN ON... AND THE 6 LEGS... THAT RIDE... TO VALHALLA AND... BACK photocredit/thanks:giye

THE HORSE… THAT ODIN RIDES IN ON… AND THE 6 LEGS… THAT RIDE… TO VALHALLA AND… BACK… photocredit/thanks:giye

 

Six Legs carry a God into War…

and then,.. later… into Valhalla… too.

A Multi-doored Hall for… fallen Heroes… who get up again,..

…to feast, sing… and be… merry.

 

Then go fight some more… and so forth and so on.

 

Whilst they wait for Ragnarök and the Final Battle…

…to end ALL other Battles,..

…or something like that… that is.

 

SLEIPNIR THE 6 LEGGED, GREAT SPEAR GUNGNIR, DIVINE SWORD and ICON... o... AND Bearded Wise and Old ODIN... too... with those cute lil' Fallen ANGEL... WINGS... on his Head.? Blind wardrobe peeps too methinks. : MODERN STATUARY. photocredit/thanks:celticattic

SLEIPNIR THE 6 LEGGED, GREAT SPEAR GUNGNIR, DIVINE SWORD and ICON… o… AND Bearded Wise and Old ODIN… too… with those cute lil’ Fallen ANGEL… WINGS… on his Head.? Blind wardrobe peeps too methinks. : MODERN STATUARY. photocredit/thanks:celticattic

 

The… Thirst of Odin.?.

Odin btw… eats very lil’.

 

…Well…

…nothing actually-whilst all the feasting and merriment goes on,..

…and on and on…

 

Just drinks Wine.

Honeyed Wine probably… MEAD.

 

Cos he can…

…he’s a God,.. after all.

 

 

ODIN and the TRANSPIRER…

Odin has other Talents.

Besides an obvious personal issue with Alcohol… that is.

An issue whereby being Godlike means sustenance and nourishment can even be found in a Barrel.

 

Or Bottle and so forth.

Probably Mead.

 

A Tree… Transpiring… too.

 

Sounds… and Tastes… Divine.?.

 

Whilst such as Sir Isaac Newton,.. spent an afternoon under a Tree.

To realise and become aware of such as… Gravity.

 

To realise and become… Divinity.

Odin thus;..

A Topsy-Turvy… Master of… became.

 

A Modern Pictorial Symbol of the TREE OF LIFE... in NORSE-SPEAK... YGGDRASIL.

A Modern Pictorial Symbol of the TREE OF LIFE… in NORSE-SPEAK… YGGDRASIL.

 

Odin did.

For 9… NINE…

…Days.

 

NINE DAYS.!.

Hanging upside-down.

 

In and on and under… a Tree.

Quite a few more arvo’s than Sir Newts it seems.

Divine..!.?. God-like… even.

 

Hanging upside-down on a WORLD TREE.

For… NINE DAYS.

 

YGGDRASIL… is it’s name.

The Transpirer. A Tree.

The World’s… apparently… too.

 

Though Invisible.

 

 

YGGDRASIL... IS TALLER Still Than These... TALL TREES... IT SEEMS. JUST A LIL' INVISIBLE... Too.

YGGDRASIL… IS TALLER Still Than These… TALL TREES… IT SEEMS. JUST A LIL’ INVISIBLE… Too.

 

I,.. Shiro now… wonder no more.

A God of Chaos perhaps Odin be… too.

 

Well… imagine his World-view;..

Drunk as a Drunk… can be AND…

 

…upside-down.!. …invisible… as well.

 

How Divine. Simple.

 

 

A TALE of a HORSE’s… TAIL.

 

Sleipnir.

Six legs.

A Tail.

Rides on Air, Land and more.

Hell Symbols adorn it’s coat.

Knows wherein Valhalla… too.

 

A Tale thus… also… to tell.

 

If only… Horses could talk.

Imagine…

…the Movie.

 

 

Martial Warriors indeed.

Odin and Sleipnir.

 

Legends… (…Mister Ed… too.).

 

Divine Warriors also… akin to the Tengu of Japan.

Fallen Angels… that is.

 

A World-wide phenomenon and series of Legends therein indeed.

A lot of… leg-work… also.

 

Divine Martial Warrior.

 

Whisper Love High, cycles still, under my breath as I dream... So Shiro begins, to tell the Legend of a Dream. A Dream that led him inside Mind and then threw him... out... into Ninpo Training. A whispered memory of commitment, honor and respect to the Shinobi Tradition... GIRI. A Dream that continues to live within... for Shiro still sayeth... i dream of ninja... do you have a dream.?. DO YOU.?.

Whisper Love High, cycles still, under my breath as I dream… So Shiro begins, to tell the Legend of a Dream. A Dream that led him inside Mind and then threw him… out… into Ninpo Training. A whispered memory of commitment, honor and respect to the Shinobi Tradition… GIRI. A Dream that continues to live within… for Shiro still sayeth… i dream of ninja… do you have a dream.?. DO YOU.?.

 

 

THE NEFILIM... FALLEN ANGELS. THE NEFILIM... FALLEN ANGELS.?. Some call this a... FALL.?. photocredit/thanks:wikimedia

THE NEFILIM… FALLEN ANGELS.?. Some call this a… FALL.?. photocredit/thanks:wikimedia

 

Odin… not Sleipnir.

 

Sleipnir’s Divine… but still… a Horse.

That Odin… rides in on.

 

War-Horse… that is.

Divine… Martial… too.

 

O... Rather Divine... Though... NOT SLEIPNIR. Has ONLY... 4 LEGS. NOPE... NOT SLEIPNIR Indeed it seems,.. in deed and in fact... too. Divine. Just... and rather.

O… Rather Divine… Though… NOT SLEIPNIR. Has ONLY… 4 LEGS. NOPE… NOT SLEIPNIR Indeed it seems,.. in deed and in fact… too. Divine. Just… and rather.

 

 

 

The Hammer… it’s Time.

A War-Hammer.

Mostly used by his son… Thor.

A War-Hammer… and much more it seems.

 

Mjollnir is it’s name.

 

The WAR-HAMMER is a powerful and in-close Combat Weapon.

Optional Throw.

Percussive and Concussive.

Smashes through… attacks and/or defences.

These Capabilities negated the rounded/curved Armor advantage over several other Weapons.

Allowed full force applications… people and buildings/structures.

 

Some were Spiked.

Many World-wide variations.

Hammer time… indeed.

 

By the Gods… it seems… also.

 

A WAR-HAMMER TYPE... photocredit/thanks:pinterest

A WAR-HAMMER TYPE… photocredit/thanks:pinterest

 

The Spear.

 

Gungnir… is it’s name.

 

A Legendary Great Spear.

Sharp… and to the point.

Ideal for Mid to long Range. Optional Throw.

 

Defensive and Offensive Capabilities.

Keep opponents at bay… or pierce their Defences.

 

Extreme versatility and maneuverability,.. also light-weight per se.

 

 

Crafted out of high quality Woods and Steels etc.

Large variety of shapes and sizes.

 

Japanese Martial Legend,.. Hattori Hanzo had a 14ft. G.SPEAR.

 

Many World-wide variations.

Reinforced Shafts, Chain Add-ons, Spiked,..

…Straight-/Shaped-/Curved- Bladed, Snare/Snag Points

 

…and many more such pointed Weaponry ideas.

 

A JAPANESE GREAT SPEAR... The NIHONGO was passed from EMPEROR MASATIAKI TO SHOGUN ASHIKAGA YOSHIAKI TO DAIMYO ODA NOBUNAGA TO D. TOYOTOMI HIDEYOSHI TO D. FUKUSHIMA MASANARI... WHO LOST THIS GREAT SPEAR... IN A DRINKING BET... TO MORI TAHEI... AND ON TO THE FUKUOKA CITY MUSEUM,.. WHERE IT IS STILL DISPLAYED. THIS TALE IS RETOLD IN THE SONG KURODABUSHI. LEGEND. NIHONGO measured some 7-10 ft. dependent on sections used. BLADE LENGTH app.80cm. Photo Credit/Thanks:samurai-spirits

A JAPANESE GREAT SPEAR… The NIHONGO was passed from EMPEROR MASATIAKI TO SHOGUN ASHIKAGA YOSHIAKI TO DAIMYO ODA NOBUNAGA TO D. TOYOTOMI HIDEYOSHI TO D. FUKUSHIMA MASANARI… WHO LOST THIS GREAT SPEAR… IN A DRINKING BET… TO MORI TAHEI… AND ON TO THE FUKUOKA CITY MUSEUM,.. WHERE IT IS STILL DISPLAYED. THIS TALE IS RETOLD IN THE SONG KURODABUSHI. LEGEND. NIHONGO measured some 7-10 ft. dependent on sections used. BLADE LENGTH app.80cm. Photo Credit/Thanks:samurai-spirits

 

 

 

THE Horse…

…he rides in on.

 

Sleipnir.

 

6 Legged.

Fast… probably furious too…

…at times.

 

War-Horse.

Armored.

Defensive and Offensive Capabilities.

 

In and out… of trouble… lil’ quicker.

Mainly Olden Transport/Supply and “…Tank like…” War Duties.

Training and Personality may include/enhance various abilities.

 

 

All of our Elder Civilisations,..

…such as that of Sumer or Egypt rode Horses.

Into War… and many other places.

 

Battle effectiveness progressed as did Technology.

Saddle, Stirrups, Reins, Carriages and so forth.

Armor… too.

Light- to Heavy- Cavalry options.

 

A variety of Duties including Reconnaissance, Patrols and Communication.

 

DUTIES DONE… DIVINELY.

The Horse of Odin… had other Duties,.. Divine that is.

The Path to Valhalla lies in some type of Inter-Dimensional Realm.

 

Sleipnir with 6 Legs knew well the Route.

Many Wars indeed did Odin partake… of.

In deed and in fact… too.

 

Along with his cadre of Warrior Women… the Valkyries.

Women of War… too.

Associated with Strength and Survival on the fields of Battle.

 

A Soldier’s Fate therein…

…therein their Hands and Hearts.

 

ONE OF THE ANGELIC VALKYRIEN OF WAR... Long-Haired Feminine yet Warrior,.. Horse, Spear, Shield... CROW...too. Compadre of ODIN... also. photocredit/thanks:pnarbo/wikimedia

ONE OF THE ANGELIC VALKYRIEN OF WAR… Long-Haired Feminine yet Warrior,.. Horse, Spear, Shield… CROW…too. Compadre of ODIN… also. photocredit/thanks:pnarbo/wikimedia

 

Sleipnir,.. the 6 Legged oft led the Valhalla Way.

In and Out… Over and Under… too it seems.

 

6 Feet… at a time.

Six…

 

…Probably… just a rather… far lap… then.

 

 

photocredit/thanks:ancientpages

photocredit/thanks:ancientpages

 

Some Other…

…Divine Qualities of Odin.?.

 

In addition to his Godly Martial-ness… Odin is an animal…

…and bird Lover per se.

Divine Multi-Taskers,.. the better preference it seems.

 

Besides Sleipnir the Legged 6;

Oft pictured with such as Eagles, Crows… and Dogs/Wolves.

See pics herein… elsewhere too.

 

photocredit/thanks:confessionsofamodernwitch

photocredit/thanks:confessionsofamodernwitch

 

Crows,.. Huginn and Muginn;..

-aka… “…Thought…” and “…Mind Memory…”.

World-wide fly-bys… and fly-overs.

 

Lotsa flapping of Wings and so on.

Intel and News Reporter Duties therein. Daily.

 

Also Two Dogs.

 

The… Dogs of War,.. i, Shiro… presume thereabouts.?.

Duties include Patrols, Static Throne Guard Duty, Chase and Catch… those at War, Rest and Rec. at Valhalla.

Optional ravaging and Bone gnawing.

 

Geri… and… Freki.

The “…Ravenous Ones…“.

 

Lotsa… Legs… in total therein indeed.

 

KARASU TENGU OF JAPAN. A DIVINELY WINGED MARTIAL and PHILOSOPHICAL... CROW. FALLEN ANGEL INDEED. photocredit/thanks:wikimedia

KARASU TENGU OF JAPAN. A DIVINELY WINGED MARTIAL and PHILOSOPHICAL… CROW. FALLEN ANGEL INDEED. photocredit/thanks:wikimedia

 

 

A DIVINE… FINAL FANTASY.

 

For those with an interest;

Odin is an iconic Computer Game Character… also.

A Legend therein… too.

 

The series FINAL FANTASY

Features Odin and several others of note usually,..

…as a form of Special Attack vis the Summons Ability.

 

6 Legged Sleipnir… too.

Legends.

 

Of Yore… and… now… here too.

 

A COMPUTER GAMES VERSION... SLEIPNIR... THE 6 LEGGED... ODIN... TOO... WITH JUST... TWO. photocredit/thanks:inhdw

A COMPUTER GAMES VERSION… SLEIPNIR… THE 6 LEGGED… ODIN… TOO… WITH JUST… TWO. photocredit/thanks:inhdw

 

Archery, oft referred to in Japan as Kyudo is the modern application and tradition of the Ancient Way of the Bow+Arrow. Several Legends and feats retold. Slide-show and overview of the Modern Way too. Shiro targets... and tips his... hat to this historical Weapon form. Gif shots also. PhotoCredit/Thanks kyudo.com

Archery, oft referred to in Japan as Kyudo is the modern application and tradition of the Ancient Way of the Bow+Arrow. Several Legends and feats retold. Slide-show and overview of the Modern Way too. Shiro targets… and tips his… hat to this historical Weapon form. Gif shots also. PhotoCredit/Thanks kyudo.com

 

Till next…

Shiro... THE RESEARCH CONTINUES.

Shiro… THE RESEARCH CONTINUES.

 

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