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Gersemi
15.10.2019
Gersemi
Gersemi in Old Norse derives from "treasure" or "riches". She is mentioned in passing to all things that are precious. Gersemi and her sister are commonly found in primary texts together structurally [mentioned together] and also around each other, independent from...
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Hnoss
15.10.2019
Hnoss
Hnoss loosely translates from Old Norse to "jewel" or likewise "gem". In Gylfaginning they depict Hnoss as, "... so lovely that whatever is beautiful and valuable is called [a] treasure from her name". She is ultimately the Norse goddess of ecstatic...
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Gullveig
14.10.2019
Gullveig
Gullveig (pronounced “GULL-vayg”) is a female figure mentioned only in two stanzas in the Völuspá, one of the poems in the Poetic Edda. The stanzas describe the events leading up to the Aesir-Vanir War, the war between the two main tribes of...
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Vor
14.10.2019
Vor
In Norse mythology, Vör (Old Norse, possibly "the careful one," or "aware, careful") is a goddess associated with wisdom. Vör is attested in the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson; and...
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Var
14.10.2019
Var
In Norse mythology, Vár or Vór (Old Norse, meaning either "pledge" or "beloved") is a goddess associated with oaths and agreements. Vár is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century...
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Syn
13.10.2019
Syn
In Norse mythology, Syn (Old Norse "refusal") is a goddess associated with defensive refusal. Syn is attested in the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson; and in kennings employed...
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Snotra
13.10.2019
Snotra
In Norse mythology, Snotra (Old Norse "clever") is a goddess associated with wisdom. Snotra is solely attested in the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson. Scholars have proposed theories about the...
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Sigyn
13.10.2019
Sigyn
Sigyn (pronounced roughly “SIG-in”) was the wife of the wily trickster god Loki. Eddic and skaldic poetry are peppered with passing references to this role of hers, attesting to her existence in the Germanic pantheon from early times. The medieval Icelandic...
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Saga
12.10.2019
Saga
In Norse mythology, Sága ( Old Norse:  [saːɣa], possibly meaning "seeress") is a goddess associated with the wisdom Sökkvabekkr ( Old Norse:  [sɔkːwabekːr]; "sunken bank", "sunken bench", or...
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Rindr
12.10.2019
Rindr
Rindr (Old Norse) or Rinda (Latin) (sometimes Anglicized Rind) is a female goddess in Norse mythology, alternatively described as a giantess or a human princess from the east. She was impregnated by Odin and gave birth to the avenger...
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