Norse mythology is known for its many symbols. After all, runes themselves were sorts of symbols and were the favorite way of Viking communication. That being said, whenever most of us think about the runes we know, the first shape that comes to mind is a shape of a snowflake with endings resembling tridents. Curiously enough, this symbol is not a rune. In Norse mythology, that is a symbol known as the Helm of Awe symbol, and this article will tell you everything you need to know about it.