List of Germanic deities  

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Norse gods

Divided between the Æsir and the Vanir, and sometimes including Jotun, the dividing line between these groups is less than clear. However, it is usually accepted that the Æsir (including Odin, Thor and Tyr) were warrior gods, while the Vanir (mainly Niord, Freya and Freyr) were fertility gods. Various other groups of beings, including Elves, Dwarves and Jotun were probably minor gods, and had small cults and sacred places devoted to them.




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