Germanic Fertility Goddess
Also known as Herta, Hertha, Nerþuz
Naked Earth Mother with an air of mystery
A German Earth Mother Goddess specializing in fertility, she is nude with naughty bits of over-generous proportions.
The ignorance surrounding her is also rather large. She is so mysterious that no-one knows anything about her except a cult so secret no-one knows anything about that either. Her secret is certainly safe with us.
As legends, hearsay, fact and fiction collided over the centuries, her legend grew ever more confusing. Is she the wife of Njord? Is she Frigg in disguide?
At some point it all got too much and she was even flipped gender to be identified with Njord, the Norse Sea God. If true, that would be a real sea change. File under huh?
Nerthus Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Herta, Hertha, Nerþuz
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 7411
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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.