As with all Sea Gods, he is worshipped and feared by sailors.
It always pays to respect watery Gods, especially AEGIR as he has a fondness for dragging ships and men down to his halls. But as he is well-known for his wonderful parties, it could just be his way of avoiding gate-crashers.
His is married to Sea Goddess RAN, and sea froth is caused by his Underwater Brewery. See also HYMIR.
Article last updated on 31 October 2013
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "AEGIR: God of the Sea from Norse mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Oct. 2013. Web. 29 August 2014.