She’s renowned for dressing up as a beggar, disguising her four giant sons as oxen and winning a plowing contest. She then towed the land she had plowed to Denmark where it is now the island of Zealand. That’s the original Old Zealand, not newfangled New Zealand.
She could also be a cunningly disguised Frigg, as she looks after virgins and brings good luck to marriages.
Gefion Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Gefiun, Gefjon, Gefjun
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 1068
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Article last revised on August 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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