GERMANIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of central Europe and the Anglo-Saxons

PERCHTA

Germanic Fertility Goddess

Also known as Bercht, Berchta, Pertch, Frau Perchta, Frau Faste

Fertility Goddess and Bride of the Sun

Had some fortune-telling tendencies.

She held masked feasts representing the seasons. "Is this one Winter?" "No, we’ve just put ice cubes down your neck." May be related to FRIGG.

PERCHTA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : PERCHTA
Location : Germanic Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Fertility
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Bercht, Berchta, Pertch, Frau Perchta, Frau Faste
Popularity index : 2357
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Article last updated on 29 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Perchta: Germanic Goddess of Fertility." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 21 September 2014.

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