🐍🌎 Jörmungandr, The Midgard Serpent 🌍🐍


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In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr (Old Norse: Jǫrmungandr, pronounced [ˈjɔrmunˌɡandr̥], meaning "huge monster"), also known as the Midgard (World) Serpent (Old Norse: Miðgarðsormr), is a sea serpent, the middle child of the giantess Angrboða and Loki. According to the Prose Edda, Odin took Loki's three children by Angrboða—the wolf Fenrir, Hel, and Jörmungandr—and tossed Jörmungandr into the great ocean that encircles Midgard. The serpent grew so large that it was able to surround the earth and grasp its own tail. As a result, it received the name of the Midgard Serpent or World Serpent. When it releases its tail, Ragnarök will begin. Jörmungandr's arch-enemy is the thunder-god, Thor. It is an example of an ouroboros

Ragnarok
One sign for the coming of Ragnarok is the violent unrest of the sea as Jörmungandr releases its tail from its mouth and thrashes its way onto land. Fenrir will set ablaze one half of the world with fire while Jörmungandr sprays poison to fill the skies and seas of the other half. Fenrir and Jörmungandr will then join the sons of Muspell into the plain of Vigrid. Here is where the last meeting between the serpent and Thor is predicted to occur. Thor will become occupied with battling the serpent and is unable to help others as they fight their own battles. He will eventually kill Jörmungandr but will fall dead after walking nine paces, having been poisoned by the serpent's deadly venom

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great drawing!

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19.12.2019 16:01
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Beautiful art my friend.


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19.12.2019 17:40
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Muy buen diseño, y resumiste muy bien la leyenda de la serpiente de Midgard, y veo que estas trabajando con toda la mitología nórdica, ya quiero ver cuando hagas a Loki, Thor y a Odin

19.12.2019 20:05
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Very cool. The story behind it is fascinating. Did you use Adobe Illustrator exclusively or did you use other tools to design it?

20.12.2019 04:05
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I'm going to have to keep this one in mind for that mythical time when I have money, think this one is my favourite so far XD

20.12.2019 08:22
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This is breathtaking I LOVE the detail around the piece, so intricate and lovely.

23.12.2019 20:59
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