Definition of Freya


Freya, in Norse mythology, is the goddess of love and sovereign of the dead. She is the daughter of Njoerd and sister of Frey. She attends horse in every battle. Half of the dead warriors belong to her, the other half being reserved for Odin. Her chariot is pulled by two cats. She loves singing and has many lovers. A necklace makes her irresistible. For her infidelity, she has the excuse of being married to Od, a man who travels far, but yet, she cries with "tears of red gold". She is sometimes confused with Frigg, Odin's wife.

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