Thrud was the Norse Goddess of Power and Strength. She was the daughter of Thor and Sif. Thor prevented the marriage between Thrud and a
Sif is the Norse Goddess of Corn and Fertility. She was Goddess with beautiful golden hair.
Jörd (Fjörgyn) was the Norse Goddess and Personification of the Earth. Jörd was the daughter of Annar (Onar) and a giantess, named Nott ("Night"). It is very likely that Jörd might be a giantess. Jörd was probably Odin's first wife, since their son Thor, was the eldest son of Odin.
The Norse Goddess Sif is the golden-haired wife of the God Thor. She may have been a fertility goddess. Her best know myth is when Loki the Trickster sneaked into Sif's bedroom and lopped off her hair. Furious, Thor threatened to smash him unless Loki managed to replace the hair. He then asked the dwarfs to spin gold as fine as Sif's hair and imbue it with magic that it will grow on her head. The dwarfs agreed and made a long wave of fine golden strands, which Loki gave to Sif.
Helle was the Goddess of the Hellespont Sea bridging the Aegean and Black Seas. She was once a mortal princess, the daughter of King
In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek: Νίκη, meaning Victory), was a goddess who personified triumph throughout the ages of the ancient Greek culture. She is known as the Winged Goddess of Victory. The Roman equivalent was Victoria. Depending upon the time of various myths, she was described as the daughter of Pallas (Titan) and Styx (Water), and the sister of Cratos (Strength), Bia (Force), and of Zelus (Rivalry). Nike and her siblings all became described as attendants of Zeus
Frigga is a Norse Goddess. She is the wife of Odin, and ruler over love, birth, marriage, destiny, and the sky. She weaves the sky and fates, and is considered responsible for the fertility of crops (due to the rain and sun from the sky). She is considered the “All mother"
In Norse mythology, N�tt is night personified, grandmother of Thor. In both the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, and the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson, N�tt is listed as the daughter of a figure by the name of N�rvi and is associated with the horse Hr�mfaxi. N�tt's third marriage was to the god Dellingr and this resulted in their son Dagr, the personified day. Image: N�tt riding her horse, Hr�mfaxi, by Peter Nicolai Arbo.
Aphrodite was the Goddess of Love and Beauty. According to The Odyssey she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione, other myths speak of her as
Thor (from Old Norse Þórr) is a hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing and fertility.
Thórsmörk (Icelandic: Þórsmörk) is a mountain ridge in Iceland that was named after the Norse god Thor (Þór). It is situated in the south of Iceland between the ...
Alke is the Greek Goddess of strength in battle. She may have been a daughter of Rhea, or the Phrygian Goddess Kybele who became identified with Rhea. She is one of the personifications who are shown on Athena’s shield, along with Eris (strife), Ioke (onslaught), and Phobos (terror). Alke’s name, which means “strength,” is also seen as Alce. --- art by Jill Archer.
Nane was an Armenian pagan Mother Goddess. She was the Goddess of War, Wisdom, and Motherhood, and the daughter of the supreme God Aramazd. Nane looked like a young beautiful woman in the clothing of a warrior, with spear and shield in hand, like the Greek Athene, with whom she was identified in the Hellenic period.
In greek mythology, Asteria ( Ἀστερία, “of the stars, starry one”) was the Titan goddess of the oracles and prophecies of night, (including prophetic dreams, and necromancy), and falling stars. She was daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe and mother of Hecate, goddess of magic. After the fall of the Titans, Asteria was pursued by the god Zeus. She fled his advances, transforming herself into a quail and leaping into the sea where she became the island of Delos.
Thor painted by *agnidevi. In norse mythology, Thor is the thunder god. He is the son of Odin, the chief god, and Fjorgyn, the goddess of earth. He carries a magic hammer, Mjollnir. Thor was the mightiest god and a protector against the frost giants. At Ragnarok, the doom of the gods, he was killed by the poisonous venom of the sea serpent Jormungand, after he had killed it.
Hera Queen of marriage, women, childbirth, heirs, kings and empires. She is the wife of Zeus and daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was usually depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a crown and veil and holding a royal, lotus-tipped staff. Her sacred animals are the heifer, the lion, the peacock, and the cuckoo.
In Norse mythology, Jörð (Icelandic "earth"], is a female jötunn. She is the mother of Thor and the Personification of the Earth. Jörð is described as one of Odin's concubines and the mother of Thor. She is "counted among the ásynjar. (goddesses)" In Snorri Sturluson's Skáldskaparmál, Jörð (as the personified earth) is called the rival of Odin's wife Frigg and his other giantess concubines.
Elizabeth Vernon (1572-1655) was Chief Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth I. She was the mistress of Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, and fell pregnant in 1598, and they married in secret. When Elizabeth I learned of the marriage, she confined Elizabeth Vernon to the Fleet Prison, where she gave birth to a daughter, Penelope. Penelope went on to marry William Spencer, 2nd Baron Spencer of Wormleighton, who was an ancestor of Princess Diana Spencer.
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MACHA ~ Goddess of Sovereignty. She is a Triple Goddess Morrigan associated with the goddess of war and peace. Macha was also a leader of wisdom, physical strength, sexuality, fertility, and mastery over men. Macha (Irish) – The wild goddess who battles against injustice to woman and children.
The Greek Goddess Artemis was worshiped in most Greek cities but only as a secondary deity. However, to the Greeks in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) she was a prominent deity. In Ephesus, a great temple was built in her honor, which became one of the "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World". At Ephesus she was worshiped mainly as a fertility goddess, (and was identified with Cybele the Mother Goddess). In Greece she is a fleet-footed huntress with
Artemis - Greek goddess She was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women; she often was depicted as a huntress carrying a bow and arrows
Styx was the name of the underground river that separated Earth from the Underworld, but was also the name of the goddess who personified it. Meaning “spite”, the goddess was the personification of hate itself. The daughter of titans Oceanus and Tethys, she was one of the four underworld rivers. For providing aid to Zeus during the coup of the Titanomachy, she was given the mantle as the goddess of oaths...
The Mighty Thor, who was known primarily as the thunder god was also the Norse god of war and agriculture. he was among the great gods of the Aesir, second only to Odin, his father. His mother was Fiörgyn the beautiful giantess, and Loki, his half-brother, was a frequent companion on his adventures. His name is the Teutonic word for thunder
The Egyptian goddess Bastet is one of the earlier deities of the Nile region, and the daughter of Re, the sun god. She was the goddess of fire, cats, of the home and pregnant women. According to one myth, she was the personification of the soul of Isis.
Ahmose-Nefertari of Ancient Egypt, the first Queen of the 18th Dynasty. She was a daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Ahhotep I, and royal sister and the great royal wife of pharaoh, Ahmose I. She was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young. Ahmose-Nefertari was deified after her death.
Sunna is the Norse Goddess of the Sun, also known as Sól, though some hold that Sól is the mother and Sunna Her daughter. In Norse mythology, the Sun is female while the Moon is male. When the world was created from the body of the dead giant Ymir by the triad of Odin, Vili, and Ve, the Sun, Moon and Stars were made from the gathered sparks that shot forth from Muspellsheim, the Land of Fire.
Eir is the goddess associated with healing. She is known to be one of the handmaidens of Frigg, who is wife of Odin, the king of the gods. She is considered a minor goddess and is not one of the Æsir often thought of when one thinks of the Norse pantheon
LIT - he was a dwarf that suddenly appeared at BALDR’s funeral, and got in the way of the god THOR. THOR was as always hot tempered and kicked LIT, into the flames of the funeral ship. LIT hereby gained immortality in Norse mythology, by being burned to ashes along with BALDR and his wife NANNA.
Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor, widow of James IV of Scotland, mother of James V of Scotland, and daughter of England's Henry VII. Margaret Douglas was the product of Margaret Tudor's second marriage, to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus
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"Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory and controller of time, was the daughter of Uranus (Heaven) and the Gaea (Earth).