The Norns in Norse mythology are Goddesses who rule the destiny of Gods and men. The Norns spin the threads of fate at the foot of Yggdrasil, the tree of the world. Whereas the origin of the name norn is uncertain, it may derive from a word meaning "to twine" and which would refer to their twining the thread of fate.

The Norns of Norse-German-Scandinavian mythology spin the threads of fate at the foot of Yggdrasil, the tree of the world. The Norns introduce the last act of Gotterdammerung, Wagner's fourth opera of the Ring cycle

Selk´nam People - Tierra del Fuego. Fotografía de Martín Gusinde.

Selk´nam People, Tierra del Fuego, Martín Gusinde - A Terra do Fogo (em…

Representación del espíritu de Ketermen o recién nacido hijo de Hálpen. Iniciación adolescente Hain.  Representation of the spirit or Keternen or Xálpen newborn son. Hain ceremony (initiation of adolescents). Pueblo Selk'nam (Onas).  Foto: Martin Gusinde, 1923.

Selknam People during the Hain Ceremony in Tierra Del Fuego. Photo by German priest and anthropologist Martin Gusinde,

Athena / daughter of Zeus /Greek goddess of wisdom, of household arts and crafts, of spinning and weaving, of textiles. Inventor of the flute, the plough and the ox-yoke, the horse bridle and the chariot. Athena, goddess of war, guardian of Athens, the city named for her; defender of heroes, champion of justice and civil law.

Athena (Minerva)-virgin goddess of wisdom, justice, and battle strategy; known as a warrior goddess and patron of science and learning; often shown with an owl. Athens is her patron city

Mujeres Etnia Selknam ,  pueblo indígena del sector norte de la isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego ubicada en el extremo austral del continente americano.

Portrait of Selk´nam women, native Americans to Tierra del Fuego, CL. This tribe of indigenous people were wiped out by genocide w/settlement of their land by sheep ranches in the late & early c. The last Selk'nam tribe member died in 1974

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themosthorror: ““Have you seen my son?” the woman frantically asked the old lady across the street. “No, sorry dear” the old woman replied. “Have you seen my son?” the woman asked the local police officer, more terrified this time “No, I’m sorry.

Relief of the Pensive Athena ~ Athena is presented in front of a stele leaning on her spear in a relaxed manner. The stele has been variously interpreted either as a boundary marker of a sanctuary, a catalogue of treasures or a list of war casualties. Around 460 BC. Marble from Paros (Acr. 695)

'Mourning Athena,' marble relief of the pensive Athena in Corinthian helmet and peplos, ca 460 B. Found at the Acropolis, currently at the Acropolis Museum.

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