The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology: An A - Z Guide to the Myths and Legends of the Ancient World
The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. A comprehensive A to Z of the classic stories of gods and goddesses, heroes and mythical beasts, wizards and warriors.
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He seems to have belonged to an older generation of the gods than either the
AESIR or the VAN1R, although no details of his descent survive. Aegir was
sometimes depicted as a very old man with white hair and claw-like fingers.
(See also NORSE HEROES) HONIR, or Hoenir, according to Germanic
mythology, was a member of the AESiR group of gods and brother of ODIN, the
chief god. Apart from a terrible inability to make up his mind, his other prominent ...
They lived at Vanaheim, far from ASGARD, the fortified residence of the AESIR,
the younger branch, who were primarily war gods. Myth relates how the Vanir
and the Aesir fought for supremacy not long after creation. After the Aesir had
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