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Freyja Sightings

  • Beowulf 700 - 1000

    Freyja may not be mentioned in Beowulf, but her beautiful necklace, Brisingamen, is. Check out necklace mention at line 1199.

  • Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of Nibelung) 1848 - 1874

    Richard Vagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen epic operas about Norse mythology feature a character named Freia, inspired by the goddess Freyja.

  • Erik the Viking 1989

    Freyja pops ups in the cheesy '80s comedy Erik the Viking.

  • World of Warcraft 1994 - 2011

    Freyja appears as a boss in the online role-playing game World of Warcraft.

  • "Freya" 2005

    American heavy metal band The Sword wrote a song about Freyja called "Freya." In the song, Freyja is performing her role as a Valkyrie, selecting dead warriors to go to Valhalla. You can read the lyrics here.

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