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Freyja and chariot

Freyja and chariot

Playful Kitty | Freya’s Kitties: Cats in Norse Mythology | http://www.playfulkitty.net

Freya's Kitties: Cats in Norse Mythology

Playful Kitty | Freya’s Kitties: Cats in Norse Mythology | http://www.playfulkitty.net

Not technically a Lion Goddess, but the Norse goddess Freyja, with her cat-drawn chariot is certainly reminiscent of Cybele, with her lion-drawn chariot. It may also be relevant that the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bast was originally a Lion Goddess.

Asherah, Part III: The Lion Lady

Not technically a Lion Goddess, but the Norse goddess Freyja, with her cat-drawn chariot is certainly reminiscent of Cybele, with her lion-drawn chariot. It may also be relevant that the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bast was originally a Lion Goddess.

A "draugr" is an undead creature from Norse mythology. Draugar were believed to live in the graves of dead Vikings, being the body of the dead. As the graves of important men often contained a good amount of wealth, the draugr jealously guards his treasures, even after death. Draugar possess superhuman strength, can increase their size at will, and carry the unmistakable stench of decay.

A "draugr" is an undead creature from Norse mythology. Draugar were believed to live in the graves of dead Vikings, being the body of the dead. As the graves of important men often contained a good amount of wealth, the draugr jealously guards his treasures, even after death. Draugar possess superhuman strength, can increase their size at will, and carry the unmistakable stench of decay.

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Freyja was Freyr's sister, and was a powerful figure in Norse mythology, worshipped by heroes, kings, and women. Freyja was a fertility goddess  and helped with marriage and child-bearing.

Freyja was Freyr's sister, and was a powerful figure in Norse mythology, worshipped by heroes, kings, and women. Freyja was a fertility goddess and helped with marriage and child-bearing.

Idunna & Loki

Idunna & Loki

Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson. Nál means "needle"; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was "both slender and weak."

Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson. Nál means "needle"; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was "both slender and weak."

TANNGRISNIR and TANNGNJOSTR - these were the two goats, Teeth-barer and Teeth grinder, that pulled THOR’s chariot. The flesh of these goats was said to have provided the gods with sustenance so THOR would slay and cook them, and then resurrect them with MJOINIR the following day.

TANNGRISNIR and TANNGNJOSTR - these were the two goats, Teeth-barer and Teeth grinder, that pulled THOR’s chariot. The flesh of these goats was said to have provided the gods with sustenance so THOR would slay and cook them, and then resurrect them with MJOINIR the following day.

In Scandinavian Mythology the Goddess of Love Marriage and the Dead Giclee Print at Art.com

In Scandinavian Mythology the Goddess of Love Marriage and the Dead

In Scandinavian Mythology the Goddess of Love Marriage and the Dead Giclee Print at Art.com

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