Freya: Goddess of Love And Beauty
Freya, also known as Freya, was the Norse goddess of sexual love and beauty. Freya the goddess of love was well known for her beauty. "She was the Scandinavian material equivalent to the Greek Aprodite, the goddess of love and beauty" (Wilson 39).
Freya had a twin brother named Frey, also known as Freyr, who was the Norse god of Peace and prosperity. Freya's father was Niord and her mother
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for her love for gold and her beauty. She was also known for her affairs with other men, which cause difficulties her her marriage.
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