She’s the wife of AEGIR but is terribly randy and fancies mortals.
The snag is, she lives at the bottom of the sea, so has to snatch suitors from the surface in a net. Doesn’t have a lot of luck with her infidelities as drowning seems to render them incapable.
However she does have nine daughters by AEGIR. These are the white-robed Billow Girls known as the WAVE-MAIDENS.
Article last updated on 10 January 2014
by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "RAN: Goddess of the Sea from Norse mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 1 September 2014.