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Yggdrasill: The Mundane Tree

Finnur Magnússon, 1859

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Museum quality Giclée print
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1" border
Image Size: 8.6" x 12" – Total Size: 10.6" x 14"
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Yggdrasil is an immense mythical tree that plays a central role in Norse cosmology, where it connects the Nine Worlds. This illustration represents the earliest modern interpretation of Norse cosmology, copied after Magnussen's depiction of the worlds in layers. (Source: Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection, Boston Public Library)