Freyja


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Freyja

(frā`yä) or

Freya

(frā`ä), Norse goddess of love, marriage, and fertility. Her identity and attributes were often confused with those of the goddess Frigg. As a deity of the dead, Freyja was entitled to half the warriors killed in battle, the other half going to Odin. She was the sister of the god Frey and was frequently represented as riding in a chariot drawn by cats.
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Adoran las fuerzas de la naturaleza, concebida esta como un campo de batalla en que se enfrentan los dioses: Wodan (Odin), el dios del comercio, los combates y las tempestades; Thor, la divinidad de los rudos campesinos; Nerto, la diosa de la fecundidad, y Freyja, la diosa del amor (Meunier, 2006:13).
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