Lecture by Jatun Risba about ODIN TEATRET''s performance THE TREE at the Academy of Theatre. In Germanic mythology, Odin is a widely revered god. In Norse mythology, from which stems .. While the name of the tree is not provided in the poem and other trees exist in Norse mythology, the tree is near universally accepted as the cosmic Attestations · Roman Era to Migration · Viking Age to post · Archeological record. Odin's Rune Song, dated between the s and s, tells of how Odin hung himself on the great World Tree, Yggdrasil (“ Odin's Horse”), as a sacrifice to.