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’ (hrafnaguð).
As quoted/translated in:
Simek, Rudolf. 1993. Dictionary of Northern Mythology. Translated by Angela Hall. p. 164.
Personal work, mixed media, 2019.
February 6, 2019