Also Jord, Fiorgyn. Earth goddess.
Her mother was Nott her father Annar. She is called the “first born”
Iord is the mother of Thor by
Odin. She shares similar characteristics with Vanir goddess of the Earth Nerthus..
Her mother was Nott, her father Annar. She is called the “first
Iord seems to be a memory of the ancient middle eastern
fertility goddess, the mother of all creation symbolized by corn, snakes, birds,
lions and swastikas. There is no evidence that Iord was worshipped in the late
Viking Age but her ancient importance and strong connections with the thunder
god are frequently shown in Norse poetry.
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