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How is Yggdrasil from Norse mythology like Atlas from Greek mythology?

Their not akin in any way. Atlas was the Titan who held up the sky. In that, he can be assosiated with Tyr, who is said to be the pillar of the sky, or the Irminsul of Anglo-S (MORE)

What are the 9 realms of the world and yggdrasil?

Asgard is the home of the Aesir Gods Alfheim is home to the elves Vanaheim is home to the Vanir Gods Midgard is the home of men Jotunheim is home to the giants Svartal (MORE)
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Why did Odin hang himself in Yggdrasil for nine days?

To gain the runes (wisdom). Stanza 138: " I know that I hung on a windy tree, nine long nights, wounded with a spear, dedicated to Odin, myself to myself, on that tree which (MORE)