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- Her name means "giver". With a plough drawn by four sons whom she bore to a giant and changed into oxen for the purpose, she ploughed the island Zealand (the main island of Denmark) away from the Swedish mainland, later mothering the chief dynasty...
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- The Prose Edda
- Rich and Powerful: The Image of the Female Deity in Migration Age
- whilst Freyr and Freyja as well as Skjöldr and Gefjon are only mentioned by. Snorri.
- Norse Mythology: Legends of Gods and Heroes
- 25. The Goddesses — Frigg — Jord — Freyja .…………………...
- Eressea's Varda - NFO w 61 (white with blue eyes) - Geb: 16-06-06
- EC Gefjon Balder. NFO n 09. IDP* EC Mhorrses Lynx NFO n 09.
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- Gefjon ("Giver") was a giantess or goddess of luck, fertility, agricolture.
- The Nordic Culture Spot: Gefjon
- Nov 10, 2009 The Gefion fountain located in Copenhaguen, Denmark, features a figure of the goddess Gefjon driving a group of oxen hauling a plough.
- The Gefion Fountain. The Norse goddess Gefjon is best known for creating the island of Zealand (Danish Sjaelland). The name Gefjon means 'the giving one'.