Study Guide

Freyja Sightings

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Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019


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

Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 1874

Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of Nibelung)

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

Dec 20, 1989

Erik the Viking

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

Dec 20, 1994 - Dec 20, 2019

World of Warcraft

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

Dec 20, 2019


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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