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Frigg (Norse deity)


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    • Frigga (Norse deity)
    • Frija (Norse deity)
    • Фрыг (Norse deity)
    • Fryh (Norse deity)
    • Фриг (Norse deity)
    • Frig (Norse deity)
    • Φρίγκα (Norse deity)
    • Phrinka (Norse deity)
    • Φριγκ (Norse deity)
    • Phrink (Norse deity)
    • Frigg Fjörgynsdóttir (Norse deity)
    • Friga (Norse deity)
    • Frigė (Norse deity)
    • Фригг (Norse deity)
    • Фрига (Norse deity)
    • Фріґґ (Norse deity)
    • Friia (Norse deity)
    • Frea (Norse deity)
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    • found: Ingunn Ásdísardóttir. Frigg og Freyja, 2007.
    • found: Wikipedia, July 22, 2014(Frigg (sometimes anglicized as Frigga) is a major goddess in Norse paganism, a subset of Germanic paganism. She is said to be the wife of Odin, and is the "foremost among the goddesses" and the queen of Asgard; appears primarily in Norse mythological stories as a wife and a mother) Alemannisch page (Frija) Belarusian page (Фрыг = Fryh) Bulgarian page (Фриг = Frig) Greek page (Φρίγκα = Phrinka; Φριγκ = Phrink) Icelandic page (Frigg Fjörgynsdóttir) Latvian page (Friga) Lithuanian page (Frigė) Russian page (Фригг = Frigg) Serbian page (Фрига = Friga; Фриг = Frig) Ukrainian page (Фріґґ = Frigg)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, July 22, 2014(Frigg, also called Friia, in Norse mythology, the wife of Odin and mother of Balder. She was a promoter of marriage and of fertility. In Icelandic stories, she tried to save her son's life but failed. Some myths depict her as the weeping and loving mother, while others stress her loose morals. Frigg was known to other Germanic peoples as Frija (in German) and Frea)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, July 22, 2014(Frigg. As the wife of Odin, Frigg is one of the foremost goddesses of Norse mythology. She is the patron of marriage and motherhood, and the goddess of love and fertility. In that aspect she shows many similarities with Freya, of whom she possibly is a different form.) - http://www.pantheon.org/articles/f/frigg.html
    • found: Norse mythology for smart people website, July 22, 2014(Frigg; sometimes Anglicized as "Frigga"; the highest-ranking of the Aesir goddesses. She's the wife of Odin, the chief of the gods, and the mother of Baldur; the surviving primary sources on Norse mythology give only sparse and casual accounts of anything related to her personality, deeds, or other attributes. The specifics they do discuss, however, are not unique to Frigg, but are instead shared by both her and Freya, a goddess who belongs to both the Aesir and the Vanir tribes of deities. From these similarities, combined with the two goddesses' mutual evolution from the earlier Germanic goddess Frija, we can see that Frigg and Freya were only nominally distinct figures by the late Viking Age, when our sources were recorded, and that these two figures, who had formerly been the same deity, were still practically the same personage in everything but name) - http://norse-mythology.org/gods-and-creatures/the-aesir-gods-and-goddesses/frigg/
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