Nordic and Nautical, he is in charge of Fire, Wind and Sea.
He didn’t start off that way. Back in the mists of pre-Norse paganism he was apparently a female goddess of Fertility known as Nerthus. (Although some claim she was really his sister or even a part-time hermaphrodite. Perhaps they just fancied a swap now and again.)
After being chosen for a love-match by the Goddess Skadi in a footsie contest, their marriage sadly didn’t work out. He loved the sea and she preferred to live in the mountains. Such a long-distance relationship was tough to sustain when Skype and FaceTime hadn’t been invented yet.
Njord Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Njoerd, Njor, Njörðr, Njoror, Njorth
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: 5162
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Article last revised on September 21, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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