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AEGIR

Picture of the Norse Sea God AEGIR from our Norse mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Norse Sea God

God of the Sea

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.

AEGIR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : AEGIR
Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Ocean
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 15650
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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.

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