Fate – Wyrd/Urd

For the pagan Norse and other Germanic peoples, fate (Old Norse Urðr or Örlög, Old English Wyrd, Old Saxon Wurd, Old High German Wurt, Proto-Germanic *Wurðiz[1]) was the main force that determined the course of events in the universe. Much of what happened – from the overarching trajectory of time down to many particular occurrences … Continue reading Fate – Wyrd/Urd