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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  "Freyr" (1901) by Johannes Gehrts.
  "The Lovesickness of Frey" (1908) by W.G. Collingwood.
  "The Lovesickness of Frey" (1908) by W.G. Collingwood.
  Seated on Odin's throne Hliðskjálf, the god Freyr sits in contemplation in an illustration (1908) by Frederic Lawrence

Question 2: When ________ was writing in 13th century Iceland the indigenous Germanic gods were still remembered though they had not been openly worshiped for more than two centuries.
ElfThorAsgardSnorri Sturluson

Question 3: The protagonist of ________ is a priest of Freyr.
Hrafnkels sagaNjáls sagaGrœnlendinga sagaFæreyinga Saga

Question 4: In the Icelandic books the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda, Freyr is presented as one of the Vanir, the son of the sea god Njörðr, brother of the goddess ________.
FreyjaLokiGerðrValkyrie

Question 5: The 14th century Icelandic Ögmundar þáttr dytts contains a tradition of how Freyr was transported in a wagon and administered by a priestess, in ________.
SwedenEstoniaFinlandDenmark

Question 6: No myths involving Skíðblaðnir have come down to us but Snorri relates that Freyr rode to ________'s funeral in a wagon pulled by Gullinbursti.
FriggThorBaldrHöðr

Question 7: Njördr in Nóatún begot afterward two children: the son was called Freyr, and the daughter ________; they were fair of face and mighty.
ValkyrieLokiGerðrFreyja

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Seated on Odin's throne Hliðskjálf, the god Freyr sits in contemplation in an illustration (1908) by Frederic Lawrence
  "Freyr" (1901) by Johannes Gehrts.
  Yngvi-Freyr constructs the Temple at Uppsala in this early 19th century artwork by Hugo Hamilton.

Question 9: Such a memory may also be the source of a description in book 6 of the stay of ________, a follower of Odin, in Sweden.
HroðgarThorElfStarkad

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  "Freyr" (1901) by Johannes Gehrts.
  "The Lovesickness of Frey" (1908) by W.G. Collingwood.
  The final battle between Freyr and Surtr, illustration by Lorenz Frølich
  Seated on Odin's throne Hliðskjálf, the god Freyr sits in contemplation in an illustration (1908) by Frederic Lawrence
















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