Pantheon: Norse
Titles: Iron Lady
Alternate Names/Spellings: Hertha, Njorda
Gender: Female

Nerthus is the goddess of water, fertility, death, and peace. She is the sister/wife of Njord. Nerthus' symbol is the boat. In order to fertilize their fields the Norsemen would cart a figure of Nerthus around their fields in a wagon.

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