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Jord was, in Norse mythology, the goddess of the Earth. She was married to Odin and mother of Thor. She may simply have been an alias of Odin's wife Frigg. She is daughter of Annar("second") and Nott("night") and sister of Aud and Dag . Norse or Scandinavian mythology refers to the pre-Christian religion, beliefs and legends of the Scandinavian people, including those who settled on Iceland, where the written sources for Norse mythology were assembled. ... Earth, also known as Terra, and (mostly in the 19th century) Tellus, is the third-closest planet to the Sun. ... This article needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... Thor carries his hammer and wears his belt of strength in this illustration from an 18th century Icelandic manuscript. ... Frigg spinning the clouds Frigg or Frigga was, in Norse mythology, said to be foremost among the goddesses, 1 the wife of Odin, queen of the Æsir, and goddess of the sky. ...


Alternative: Jörð, Fjörn, Rofa,Eskja and Hlöðyn,Gyma,Sif, Fjörgun, Grund, Hauðr and Rönd,Fold, Vangr and Fíf,Frón, Hjarl and Barmr,Land, Bjöð, Þruma,Láð and Merski.Holt, Háls and Fjöll,Hlíð and Leiti,Hóll, Heiðr and Hvilft,Hváll and Brekka,Hró, Dalr and Völlr,Hvammr and Tunga,Mold, Flag, Rimi,Mór, Laut and Sandr (Skaldskaparmal NafnaÞulur 87-88).She is call of the rival of Frigg ,Rind and Gunnlod . This early 20th century depiction of Sif shows her with long blond hair. ... Frigg spinning the clouds Frigg or Frigga was, in Norse mythology, said to be foremost among the goddesses, 1 the wife of Odin, queen of the Æsir, and goddess of the sky. ... In botany, a rind is the thick outer skin of various structures such as fruit. ... In Norse mythology, Gunnlod was a daughter of Suttung, who was set guard by her father in the cavern where he housed the mead of poetry. ...


Jorden is the Norwegian, Danish and Swedish name for The Earth. The -en ending means "The", so "Jord" just means "Earth".


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