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Fiolinir is the son of the Norse deity Frey and his wife the giantess Gerd.[1]

Creative origins[]

Fjölnir is a legendary Norse king said to be the son of Frey and Gerd, and to have lived around the time of Caesar Augustus, who lived from 63 BC to AD 14. He is said to have drowned in a vat of mead, whereupon he was succeeded by his son Sveigðir.

Fjölnir appears in the legends Grottasöngr, the Ynglinga saga, and an an excerpt of Ynglingatal quoted on Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda.

In the Norse poem Grimnismal, the name Fjölnir is given as an alias of Odin, who often travels under assumed names.

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