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Eir is the goddess associated with healing. She is known to be one of the handmaidens of Frigg, who is wife of Odin, the king of the gods. She is considered a minor goddess and is not one of the Æsir often thought of when one thinks of the Norse pantheon

Eir is the goddess associated with healing. She is known to be one of the handmaidens of Frigg, who is wife of Odin, the king of the gods. She is considered a minor goddess and is not one of the Æsir often thought of when one thinks of the Norse pantheon

Vikings. ODIN King of Scandanavia. His father, FRITHUWALD King of the Trojans was the supreme ruler of the Scythians, in Asaland, or Asaheim, Turkestan, between the Euxine and Casdpian Seas, in Asia. My 38th GGF

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Vikings. ODIN King of Scandanavia. His father, FRITHUWALD King of the Trojans was the supreme ruler of the Scythians, in Asaland, or Asaheim, Turkestan, between the Euxine and Casdpian Seas, in Asia. My 38th GGF

Norse shamanism. The name “völva” means simply “woman with a staff”. The staff, in Norse also called “gandur” (refer to the English word “wand”), was a symbol of power and, like in this case, control of the supernatural. The bishop’s crozier, the king’s sceptre and the magician’s magic wand are relics from this special kind of symbolism. The Norse word “gandur” means both wand and magic in modern Faroese and Icelandic.

Norse shamanism. The name “völva” means simply “woman with a staff”. The staff, in Norse also called “gandur” (refer to the English word “wand”), was a symbol of power and, like in this case, control of the supernatural. The bishop’s crozier, the king’s sceptre and the magician’s magic wand are relics from this special kind of symbolism. The Norse word “gandur” means both wand and magic in modern Faroese and Icelandic.

Brunhilda (Brunhild) from the Norse Volsung Sagas, lover of Seigfried, one of the Valkyrie, legendary Queen of Iceland, wearer of the magical belt. Strength and fragility, a fantastic character and one of the first female warrior characters in fiction!

Brunhilda (Brunhild) from the Norse Volsung Sagas, lover of Seigfried, one of the Valkyrie, legendary Queen of Iceland, wearer of the magical belt. Strength and fragility, a fantastic character and one of the first female warrior characters in fiction!

Valkyrie   In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who decide who dies and wins in battle. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (the other half go to the goddess Freyja's afterlife field Fólkvangr), the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.

Valkyrie In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who decide who dies and wins in battle. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (the other half go to the goddess Freyja's afterlife field Fólkvangr), the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.

In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who decide which soldiers die in battle and which live. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (the other half go to the goddess Freyja's afterlife field Fólkvangr), the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.

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In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who decide which soldiers die in battle and which live. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (the other half go to the goddess Freyja's afterlife field Fólkvangr), the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin.

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