Aeisr vs. Vanir war
The Two Sides
Aesir’s

• Odin-War, Wisdom,
Poety
• Frigg-Marriage
• Thor-Thunder, Battle
• Baldr-Beauty, Innocence
• Hoeni...
Start of the War
• Freya went to Asgard
-Home of Aesir’s
• Blamed their selfishness on Freya
• Called her Gullveig ( greed...
The Battle
Aesir

• Fought by weapons and
force
• Used war rules and plain
combat

Vanir

• Used magic for battle
The Battle
•
•
•
•

Went on for a long time
Both sides flip flopped the upper hand
Both sides became weary of fighting
Cal...
Aftermath
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•
•
•

Because of Norse tradition tributes were paid
Freya, Freyr, Njord of Vanir went to Aesir
Hoenir, and Mi...
Harmony
•
•
•
•

Did not want to fight again
Aesir and Vanir came together and created Kvasir
Wisest of all beings
A pledg...
http://norse-mythology.org/tales/the-aesir-vanir-war/
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Aeisr vs Vanir War

  1. 1. Aeisr vs. Vanir war
  2. 2. The Two Sides Aesir’s • Odin-War, Wisdom, Poety • Frigg-Marriage • Thor-Thunder, Battle • Baldr-Beauty, Innocence • Hoenir- The silent god • Mimir- god of wisdom Vanir’s • Njoror-Sea, Wind, Wealth • Freyr-Fertility • Freyja-Love, Fertility, Battle • Kvasir- Inspiration
  3. 3. Start of the War • Freya went to Asgard -Home of Aesir’s • Blamed their selfishness on Freya • Called her Gullveig ( greed ) • They tried to murder her -Three times • Freya kept being reborn
  4. 4. The Battle Aesir • Fought by weapons and force • Used war rules and plain combat Vanir • Used magic for battle
  5. 5. The Battle • • • • Went on for a long time Both sides flip flopped the upper hand Both sides became weary of fighting Called a truce
  6. 6. Aftermath • • • • Because of Norse tradition tributes were paid Freya, Freyr, Njord of Vanir went to Aesir Hoenir, and Mimir of Aesir went to Vanir Vanir felt cheated and killed Mimir
  7. 7. Harmony • • • • Did not want to fight again Aesir and Vanir came together and created Kvasir Wisest of all beings A pledge to sustained harmony
  8. 8. http://norse-mythology.org/tales/the-aesir-vanir-war/

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