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Odinism \O"din*ism\, n. Worship of Odin; broadly, the Teutonic heathenism. -- O"din*ist, n.

Odinism was valor; Christianism was humility, a nobler kind of valor.


n. The modern name given to the pre-Christian faith of Northern Europe as practised by such groups as Angles, Saxons, Jutes, Vikings etc. Also known as Wodenism, Wotanism, Asatru, Heathenism, and Norse Paganism, and by other names.

Odinism (disambiguation)

Odinism is a type of Germanic Neopaganism.

Odinism may also refer to:

  • Norse paganism
    • the cult of Odin

Usage examples of "odinism".

In her right hand she holds the magic cylinder of the high priestesses of Odin, in her left the magic calendar that once depicted—I say, ‘once,’ because these sculptures unfortunately were vandalized by orthodox canons—the sacred animals of Odinism: the dog, the eagle, the lion, the white bear, and the werewolf.