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Týr – The Norse God of War
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Týr (Tyr, Tiw, or Ziu in Old High German) was a Nordic and Germanic god of war. He was the most popular god among most ancient Germanic tribes until the ...

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Sif – Norse Goddess of the Earth and Wife of Thor
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Sif is the Asgard goddess married to Thor, the god of thunder. She is called “the loveliest of women” in the Prose Edda by Icelandic author Snorri ...

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Baldur – Norse God of the Summer Sun
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Baldur, also called Balder or Baldr, is one of the many sons of Odin and his wife Frigg. Despite Thor being the most famous son of Odin, in the legends ...

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Aegir– Norse God of the Sea
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The Greeks have Poseidon, the Chinese have Mazu, comic-book readers have Aquaman, and the Norse have Ægir. Anglicized as Aegir or Aeger, this mythic ...

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Jörð – Earth Goddess and Mother of Thor
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Thor’s mother in Marvel comics and movies may be Odin’s wife Frigg (or Frigga) but that’s not actually the case in Nordic mythology. In the real Norse ...

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Freya – Nordic Goddess of Love and War
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Freya, also spelled Freyja, is a Nordic goddess of fertility, beauty, love, sex, as well as war and seiðr – a special kind of Norse magic. A beautiful and ...

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20 Norse Gods and Goddesses and Why They’re Important – A List
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Like most ancient religions and cultures, the Nordic people had a very complicated pantheon of deities. With new gods from neighboring regions and tribes ...

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Surtr – Symbolism and Importance in Norse Mythology
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Surtr is a popular figure in Norse mythology, and one who plays a pivotal role during the events of the end of the Norse world, Ragnarok. Often associated ...

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Fafnir – Dwarf and Dragon
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Fafnir is one of the most famous dragons in Nordic myths and legends, so much so that he’s the inspiration of the dragons in Tolkien’s work and through them ...

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Jörmungandr – The Great World Serpent
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There are many monsters in Nordic folklore and mythology but none inspire as much terror as the World Serpent Jörmungandr. Even the World Tree dragon ...