Norse Mythology

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AEGIR

Norse Sea God

Also known as Ægir

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

God of the Sea

As with all Sea Gods, he is worshiped 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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ægir

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 396

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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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