Hail Jöfurr!

Hail Jöfurr, Lord of the Wild Boars!

2 thoughts on “Hail Jöfurr!

  1. So who is Jöfur exactly? Like, I get the name is supposed to be synonymous with the Thunder God but does that literally mean this is a name of Thor? Is it also Fryer?


    1. I interpret him as a Vanic thunder-god, distinct from Thor. I’m not sure if he’s an independent deity, an interpretatio Norrœna of Zeus (possibly even Óðr’s father?) or a hypostasis of Freyr. I think he’s Vanic because of the pig associations, and also because there’s a weird doubling of functions between the Aesir and Vanir.


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