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There are a lot of various gods in Norse Mythology. Not all can be considered here. The most interesting is that the gods have two distinct heritage lines: the Æsir and the Vanir indicating two cultural roots where no one is all-dominant. According to the Norse Mythology the two clans of gods fought battles, concluded treaties, and exchanged hostages. Thus, living in peace coexistence hereafter. Nevertheless, the most powerful gods belong to the Æsir. But still some of the Vanir were the most popular for worship.

The Æsir Pantheon

OdinmaleThe most powerful and thus the chief of the Norse GodsHe is learned in wisdom and sorcery; god of war (germ. Wotan)
FriggfemaleThe wife of Odin, queen of the Æsir, and goddess of the skyShe is connected to fertility, love, household management, marriage, motherhood, and domestic arts.
ThormaleThe second powerful of the Norse GodsHe is the hero fighter and furthermore the controller of the weather. Thus, he is the red-haired and bearded god of thunder (germ. Donar). He is the son of Odin and the giantess Jörd (Jord, the Earth).
SiffemaleThe wife of ThorShe is connected to the field and to the crop and she had some power on destiny.
LokimaleThe most untrustworthy of the Norse Gods (he was not worshiped)He controls the fire, mythical being of mischief; later was expelled from the Æsir.
BaldrmaleHe is the god of the sun; representing the seasonsThe god of innocence, beauty, joy, purity, and peace, and is Odin's second son. He is killed by his brother Höðr (the winter) inadvertently with a mistletoe but will be reborn again.
HöðrmaleHe is the blind god of darkness and winterHe shoot his brother Baldr unintentionally. After this Odin and the giantess Rindr gave birth to Váli who grew to adulthood within a day and slew Höðr.
HeimdallrmaleThe guardianHeimdall is the guardian of the gods on the Bifrost Bridge (the rainbow) who will blow the Gjallarhorn if danger approaches Asgard.
ForsetimaleThe god of justice and judiciaryForseti was considered the wisest and most eloquent. In contrast to his fellow god Týr, who presided over the bloody affairs of carnal law, Forseti presided over disputes resolved by mediation. He is thought to have been the chief god or ancestor of the Frisians with his major place of worship at Heligoland.
TýrmaleHe is the god of single combat and heroic gloryHe is portrayed, alternately, as the son of Odin or of Hymir, while the origins of his name and his possible relationship to Tuisto in Tacitus' Germania suggest he was once considered the father of the gods and head of the pantheon.
UllrmaleThe hunting godHe is a son of Sif and a stepson of Thor. While extant sources are scant he appears to have been a major god in prehistoric times.

The Vanir Pantheon

FreyrmaleOne of the most important deities; the son of the sea god NjörðrWorshiped as a phallic fertility god, Freyr "bestows peace and pleasure on mortals". He rules over the rain, the shining of the sun and the produce of the fields.
FreyjafemaleSister of Freyr and daughter of the sea god Njörðrshe is the most beautiful of the gods. She was called on to bring fruitfulness to fields or wombs, she was a goddess of love, beauty, sex, and attraction. She was also a goddess of war, death, magic, prophecies and wealth. Freya is cited as receiving half of the dead lost in battle in her hall Folkvang, whereas Odin would receive the other half.
NjörðrmaleGod of the sea and the fishermenHe is connected to seafaring and thus is the god of wind, fertile land along the seacoast, as well as seamanship, sailing and fishing.

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