Odin’s Ravens

“Two ravens sit on his (Odin’s) shoulders and whisper all the news which they see and hear into his ear; they are called Huginn and Muninn. He sends them out in the morning to fly around the whole world, and by breakfast they are back again. Thus, he finds out many new things and this is why he is called ‘raven-god.’”

– Prose Edda, Angela Hall Translation

Odin’s two ravens Thought (Huginn) and Memory (Muninn) travel the Nine Worlds and bring all that they see back to Odin. In this depiction you can see the two birds resting in a tree, as Odin and his two wolves walk through a snow covered Midgard.


“Odin’s Ravens” is the third image in a series of 3 paintings called “Odin Triptych.”

The original painting was done in oil and measures 12" x 16".

Copyright © 2019 Sam Flegal, All Rights Reserved

Copyright © 2019 Sam Flegal, All Rights Reserved

Copyright © 2019 Sam Flegal, All Rights Reserved

Copyright © 2019 Sam Flegal, All Rights Reserved