Germanic mythology is a comprehensive term for myths associated with historical Germanic paganism
Germanic paganism refers to the theology and religious practices of the Germanic peoples of north-western Europe from the Iron Age until their Christianization during the Medieval period...
, including Norse mythology
Norse mythology, a subset of Germanic mythology, is the overall term for the myths, legends and beliefs about supernatural beings of Norse pagans. It flourished prior to the Christianization of Scandinavia, during the Early Middle Ages, and passed into Nordic folklore, with some aspects surviving...
, Anglo-Saxon mythology, Continental Germanic mythology, and other versions of the mythologies of the Germanic peoples. Germanic mythology ultimately derives from Indo-European mythology, also known as Indo-Germanic mythology.
- Common Germanic deitiesCommon Germanic deitiesThe article lists gods and goddesses that may be reconstructed for Proto-Germanic or Common Germanic Migration period paganism, or which figure in both West and North Germanic mythology...
- Female spirits in Germanic paganismFemale spirits in Germanic paganismFemale spirits and deities are a frequent element of recorded and reconstructed Germanic paganism and Norse mythology. Scholars, modern and medieval, record many varieties of female spirits or deities who were worshipped. However, some are attested only by single surviving references, linguistic...
- Germanic paganismGermanic paganismGermanic paganism refers to the theology and religious practices of the Germanic peoples of north-western Europe from the Iron Age until their Christianization during the Medieval period...
- Germanic mysticism (disambiguation)
- Germanic folklore (disambiguation)
- List of Germanic deities
- Paganism in the Alpine region