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  Gullveig
Gullveig ("goldbranch") is the sorceress and seeress who had a great love and lust for gold.
Gullveig is also known under the name of Heid ("gleaming one").
She is probably the goddess Freya, who also has a great love of gold in the various myths.
www.pantheon.org /articles/g/gullveig.html   (196 words)

  
  Science Fair Projects - Gullveig
In Norse mythology, Gullveig (seemingly "gold drink" or "gold might") is a mysterious goddess or giantess who is said have been burned three times in Odin's hall, to have been three times born, and to live yet as a seeress performing dark magic.
Gullveig is usually taken to be one of the Vanir.
A different hyposthesis supported by Turville-Petre and others is that Gullveig is a name for the goddess Freyja who in other accounts sheds tears of gold mourning for her husband Ód and who is mother of Gersemi and Hnoss, whose names both mean "Treasure".
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Gullveig   (1209 words)

  
 Runes
She is Hyrrokin, the "Fire-Smoked", Hyndla, the "Bitch", "Mother of Wolves", Gullveig, "Drunk on Gold", "Gold-Digger", Angrboda, "Boder of Anguish", daughter of Hrimnir, sister of Horse-Thief, Heid, bright child of Lodur and his daughter Sol, abandoned in Jotunheim in the beginning of time with her twin brother, handsome, lithe, and mischevious.
This is where Gullveig turns Freya’s loving art of seidr, the identification with the fylgia, the wild spirit on the other side that can permeate the spirit of the other and inspire amazing changes, into an upside-down art of spiritual machiavellianism.
Gullveig has great patience when it comes to unfurling her plans, and yet every day is as worthless as the next in terms of inherent worth, and so can only be compensated by ornamentation and status, and thus, no day is really fully enjoyed.
www.runewebvitki.com /freyja4.html   (2458 words)

  
 Gullveig
Gullveig visited the Aesir and bored them by talking of nothing but gold.
Gullveig is a life-death-rebirth deity, thrice dead but still alive.
Gullveig is the prototype of all evil witches.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/g/gu/gullveig.html   (316 words)

  
 Gullveig
While some moderners think that she is equivalent to Freya, the ancients would have laughed at this horrific notion.
Gullveig is also known by the names "Angrboda" (or Angerboda) and "Aurboda".
Loki ate her heart when she was burned by the Aesir, and this impregnates him, and he gives birth to the three monsters Fenrir, Jormungand (or Midgard Serpent), and Leikin or Hel.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/g/gu/gullveig.html   (324 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Gullveig
Gullveig (seemingly "gold drink" or "gold might") is, in Norse mythology, a mysterious goddess or giantess who became the igniting source for the War of the Gods.
A different hyposthesis supported by Turville-Petre and others is that Gullveig is a name for the goddess Freyja who in other accounts sheds tears of gold mourning for her husband Ódr and who is mother of Gersemi and Hnoss, whose names both mean "Treasure".
More daring is his identification of Gullveig, Angrboda or Woman-of-Ironwood with Aurboda, the wife of Gymir and mother of Gerd and also with the giantess Hyrrokin 'Fire-smoked', who is said to be slain by Thor in a list in the thular.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Gullveig   (1111 words)

  
 Gullveig   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gullveig is an evil goddess, one of the Vanir.
Gullveig may be immortal, since the gods have tried to kill her several times with fire and spears, but she still lives.
Gullveig is associated with Freya, appearing either as her attendant, or as an aspect of the goddess.
www.musesrealm.net /deities/gullveig.html   (84 words)

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