Norse goddess, the wife of Odin and mother of Balder. She was considered the patron of marriage and fertility. Some Icelandic stories depict her as a devoted mother, while others stress her loose morals. Frigg was also known to other Germanic peoples, and her name survives in the word Friday (“Friia’s day”).
Significance: myth, Germanic religion and mythology, Aesir (Scandinavian mythology)
Keywords: myth, Aesir, wife, Balder, Germanic religion and mythology, Frigg, mother, Odin
Frigg, in Nordic myth, was the daughter of Odin and the giantess Jord, and the sister of Thor the Thunderer. She acted as queen and consort...
Frigga was the consort of the Norse god Odin, the mother of Balder, and the daughter of Fjörgyn. She was one of the principal Ásynjur, or...
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