Jord - Goddess of the primitive and unpopulated earth. - Norse Goddess. Jord earth is a female Jotunn.
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Jord - Goddess of the primitive and unpopulated earth.

Jord ("earth") is a female Jotunn. The Jötunn are a mythological race of giants. She is the goddess of the uncivilized, uncultivated, and wild earth. She is the mother of Thor and the personification of the Earth. She is "counted among the ásynjar (goddesses)" and is the daughter of Annar and Nótt.

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Area of Influence:
Wild Places

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Norse - Gods and Goddesses

NameTitleType

Aegir

God of the ocean.

God

Balder

Fairest of the Gods

God

Bergelmir

Father of the Frost Giants.

God

Bestla

Mother Goddess.

Goddess

Borr

Creator God.

God

Bragi

God of poets and skaldi.

God

Buri

Creator God.

God

Bylgia

Water Goddess

Goddess

Dagur

The personification of day.

God

Dellingr

God of the Dawn.

God

Eir

Goddess of healing.

Goddess

Forseti

God of justice who settles court disputes in his gilded hall.

God

Freya

Goddess of love, beauty and sensuality.

Goddess

Freyr

God of fertility, sun and rain.

God

Frigg

Wife of Odin and the goddess of marriage and fertility.

Goddess

Gefion

Goddess of agriculture.

Goddess

Gerd

Goddess of Ferility

Goddess

Heimdall

God of light and protection.

God

Hel

Goddess of death.

Goddess

Hermod

The messenger of the gods.

God

Hodr

Blind god of darkness and winter.

God

Idun

Goddess of the spring and eternal youth.

Goddess

Jord

Goddess of the primitive and unpopulated earth.

Goddess

Kvasir

The wisest of the Vanir gods.

God

Lofn

Goddess of forbidden love, who blesses all illicit love affairs.

Goddess

Loki

Trickster god of the Norse.

God

Magni

Son of Thor and god of brute strength.

God

Mani

God of the moon

God

Miming

Minor forest god.

God

Mimir

God of knowledge and wisdom.

God

Nanna

Norse Goddess

Goddess

Njord

God of the sea, wind and fire.

God

Norns

The triple goddesses of fate and destiny.

Goddess

Nott

Goddess of night.

Goddess

Odin

God of war.

God

Ran

Goddess of storms and the drowned dead.

Goddess

Regin

God of metalworkers and craftsmen.

God

Rigr

Creator God.

God

Saga

Goddess of poetry and history.

Goddess

Sif

Goddess of the earth.

Goddess

Sjofn

Goddess of love, passion and marital harmony.

Goddess

Skadi

Goddess of Bowhunting.

Goddess

Sol

Goddess of the sun.

Goddess

Syn

Goddess of watchfulness and truth.

Goddess

Thor

Thunder-god and the protector of men and gods.

God

Tyr

God of Law.

God

Ullr

God of justice and duelling, archery and skiing.

God

Vali

Son of Odin

God

Valkyries

The battle-maidens.

Goddess

Var

Goddess of contracts and oaths.

Goddess

Ve

Creator God.

God

Vidar

Son of Odin and the god of silence and vengeance.

God

Vili

Creator God.

God

Volla

Goddess of Bounty and Fertility.

Goddess

Ymir

Primordial God.

God

Bibliography

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  • The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
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