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Other more esoteric theories surround supernatural beliefs. Sigurd who could stand against all. and they're all your kinsmen. and even you want to hear yet more ?' The boar was listening and so was Freyja.' she said. 'are the son of Instein. 'Now tell me the names of the ancients and their kindred. and her son married your father's sister. Worker of Evil: of Odin's many names. and described every other known contest between Thor and a giant (those that appear in the eddaic poems and those that do not). develops or corroborates this but it has often been argued that Freyja's 'lost' husband Od is none other than Odin himself. that Saxo Grammaticus puts into the mouth of the warrior Biarki.

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