The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths & Legends
Macmillan, 1989 - 260 pages
Fully indexed and containing lavish color illustrations and a wealth of line drawings, this is the most up-to-date, beautiful, and graphically useful reference of its kind on the market today.
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Though this seems unlikely, it is possible that the Vanir, a second group of deities
led by Frey and Freya, came westward at a later date. The Aesir and Vanir fought
each other until, realizing that neither of them would score a final victory, they ...
Worshipped by the or Freyr, a leading member of the Vanir, was taken hostage
by the Aesir. Frey and Freya were twin deities, the son and daughter of the Vanir
sea god Njord and the giantess Skadi. Frey means "lord" and Freya "lady", ...
Aegir In Germanic mythology, the primeval sea god who preceded the Aesir and
Vanir gods. He was the brother of Loki and had nine daughters, the wave
maidens. A fierce god, with fingers like claws, Aegir would appear on the surface
of the ...
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