Is Odin, the Most Powerful God of Scandinavian Mythology, a Turk?
A pioneer of historical research in Sweden, Prof. An interesting claim by Sven Lagerbring: “The supreme Norse god Odin, hence his son Thor, even all Swedes were Turks.” So, what lies behind the interesting claim about these imaginary heroes, who are mythological characters?
Odin, who is called the Father of Gods in Scandinavian Mythology, is not only a mythological figure, but the supreme god of pagan belief. Odin, one of the most important religious first thing figures of the Scandinavian region with his son Thor, is he Turkish? It may be a surprising question for those who hear it for the first time, but the claim that Odin and even all the Swedish people are Turkish, Prof. By Sven Lagerbring.
One of the most important names in Swedish modern history, Prof. Sven Lagerbring, in his book titled The Similarities of Swedish with Turkish, dated 1764, not only explained this blog that Odin and the Swedish people were of Turkish origin, but also explained in detail the features that are similar between the two languages even today. There have been many studies that try to answer the question of whether Odin is a Turk by taking the book in question as a reference.
Odin comes to Sweden from Tyrkland, the Turkish Homeland:
prof. The Hervar Saga, or Harverar Tales, which is considered one of the most important epics of the Scandinavian region and described in the book titled The Turkish Ancestors of the Swedes, titled Similarities of Swedish with Turkish, written by Sven Lagerbring, tells the story of Odin’s arrival in Sweden.
According to the legend, Odin set out with two great communities called Tirkiar and Asiemaen, that is, Turks and Asians, from what we can call Tyrkland, that is, Turkish Homeland. Odin, the leader of this great mass, and his companions, after a long journey, settle in the lands we know as Sweden today.