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Loki

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Loki is by some, called the god of mischief, but is that really true, is Loki really a god according to the sources in Norse mythology? We know that the …

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Odr

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Odr is a god (Old Norse: Óðr), and he is the husband of the fertility goddess Freya in Norse mythology. The name Óðr which also can be spelled Óð can …

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Hnoss and Gersemi

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Hnoss and Gersemi are the daughters of the goddess Freya and Óðr in Norse mythology. There is very little known about them, and the only source we have where they …

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Freya

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Freya is the goddess of love and fertility in Norse mythology, and she is associated with sex, lust, beauty, sorcery, gold, war, and death. The name Freya means “Lady”, and …

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Angrboda

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Angrboda (Old Norse: Angrboða) is a jötunn and the mother of Loki’s hideous three children. The name Angrboda means “The one who brings grief” or “She who …

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Gerd

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Gerd (also spelled, Gerðr, Gerdr, Gerth) is a mountain jötunn who is said to be one of the most beautiful beings. She is the daughter of Aurboda …

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Aurboda

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Aurboda is a mountain-giant, the wife of Gymir, and the mother of Gerd in Norse mythology. She lives together with her husband in Jötunheim, her daughter moved to Asgard to …

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Gymir

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Gymir is a rich jötunn and the father of Gerd in Norse mythology. He lives together with his wife Aurboda in Jötunheim (the land of the giants). In the lay …

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Freyr

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

In Norse mythology, Freyr is a Vanir and the central male god of fertility. He is the son of Njord, and he is the brother of the goddess Freya, unfortunately, …

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Njord

In Gods and Creatures by Skjalden

Njord (Old Norse: Njörðr) is primarily the Vanir god of the wind, seafaring, fishing, and hunt, but he is also associated with fertility, peace, and wealth. He lives in Asgard …