In this new series, I will be covering open pantheons that are basically free game in regards to paganism. First will be the Nordic religion. This will be a very basic overview of the pantheon. The main pantheon of gods in Nordic beliefs is called the Aesir.
Aegir: God of Brewery and the Ocean.
Balder: God of Rebirth, Purity and Joy.
Bragi: God of Poetry and Eloquence.
Eir: Goddess of Healing and Healers. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens and Odin’s Valkyries.
Forseti: God of Justice, Peace and Truth.
Freyja: Goddess of Beauty, Love, Fertility, Prosperity and Witches.
Freyr: God of Rain, Sunshine, and Crops.
Frigg: Odin’s wife. Goddess of Prophecy, Magic, Marriage, Mothers and Wives.
Fulla: Goddess of Virgins. Frigg’s Favorite Handmaiden with whom she shares her secrets.
Gefjon: Goddess of Maidens and Unmarried Women. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Heimdall: God of Light. Watchman of the Gods and Guards the Bifrost.
Hel: Goddess of Underworld and Death.
Hod: God of Winter, the Cold and Darkness.
Hoenir: God of Silence and Divination.
Holda: Goddess of Spinning, Order and Children.
Idun: Goddess of Youthfulness and Keeper of Apples.
Jord: Goddess of the Earth.
Lodur: God of Solitude and Contemplation.
Lofn: Goddess of Marriages. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Loki: The Trickster. God of Fire and Mischief.
Mani: God of the Moon.
Nerthus: Goddess of Springtime and Fertility.
Njord: God of Prosperity and Success at Sea.
Odin: The Allfather. Supreme Deity. God of War, Death, Poetry and Wisdom.
Ostara: Goddess of the East and Fertility. ‘Easter’ comes from her celebration.
Ran: Goddess of the Deep Ocean, Fishing, and Those Who Die at Sea.
Saga: Goddess of Mead. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Sif: Goddess of the Harvest.
Sigyn: Goddess of Fidelity.
Sjofn: Goddess of Love. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Skadhi: Goddess of Hunting, Winter and Mountains.
Snotra: Goddess of Prudence and Wisdom. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Sunna: Goddess of the Sun.
Syn: Goddess of Guards and Protection. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Thor: God of Thunder.
Tyr: God of Justice, Courage and Battle.
Ullr: God of Games and Hunting.
Vali: God of Archery and Accuracy.
Var: Goddess of Oaths. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
Ve: God of Creation.Odin’s Brother.
Vidar: God of War and Violence.
Vili: God of Creation. Odin’s Brother.
Vor: Goddess of Truth. One of Frigg’s Handmaidens.
(Artwork by the amazingly talented Korwin Briggs,