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The Mysteries of Njord (Njörðr): The Vanir Hostage of the Aesir

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Further Reading:
– Gods and Myths of Northern Europe – HRE Davidson (includes an excellent discussion on Njordr and possible associations with the afterlife and details on various ship burials)
– Handbook on Norse Mythology – John Lindow
– Myth and Religion of the North – EOG Turville-Petre
– Poetic Edda
– Prose Edda – Snorri

music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio

00:00 – Intro
00:12 – Who is Njordr?
02:04 – Njordr in the Eddas
03:18 – Nerthus – The Unknown Sister or the Same Diety?
07:20 – The Marriage to Skadi
09:50 – A Death God?
10:58 – Njordr in Practice
12:09 – Conclusion

Posted on August 12, 2021 by A.J. Drew
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