Gods of ásatrú

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Gods of ásatrú

  1. 1. GODS OF ÁSATRÚLaia GuaschElisabet Campanya
  2. 2. THE GODS OF THE ÁSATRÚ RELIGION AREDIVIDED INTO TWO CATEGORIES ÆSIR ANDVANIR Æsir is the termdenoting amember of theprincipal pantheonin the indigenousEuropean religionknown as Norsepaganism. Vanir are a group ofgods associatedwith fertility, wisdomand the ability to seethe future.
  3. 3. ÆSIR ODIN: is considered the chief god ofNorse Mythology. He is the god ofwisdom, war and death, magic,poetry, prophecy, victory and thehunt.
  4. 4. ÆSIR FRIGG: is a major goddess in Norsepaganism, a subset of Germanicpaganism. She is said to be the wifeof Odin, and is the "foremost amongthe goddesses" and the queen ofAsgard.
  5. 5. ÆSIR THOR: is a hammer-wielding god associatedwith thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees,strength, the protection of mankind, and alsohallowing, healing and fertility.
  6. 6. ÆSIR BALDER: is a god and the second son ofOdin. Also quoted in some sources asBaeldaeg proto, which allegedly refers to anancient Scandis a god and the second son ofOdin.
  7. 7. ÆSIR TYR: is a god associated with law and heroicglory in Norse mythology, portrayed as one-handed.
  8. 8. VANIR Njörðr: is the god of the fertile land and fromthe sea coast, as well as nautical andnavigation.
  9. 9. VANIR Frey: is the god of rain, the rising sun andfertility.
  10. 10. VANIR Freyja: is described as the goddess of love,beauty and fertility. Peoples invoked forhappiness in love, assist in childbirth and tohave good seasons.

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