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Hel: Norse Goddess of the Kingdom of the Dead

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Hel: Norse Goddess of the Kingdom of the Dead

The goddess of the underworld and queen of Helheim and Nifelheim In Norse mythology Hel or Hela, is the daughter of the God Loki and the giant Angrboda, as well as the sister of the wolf Fenrir and the snake Jörmungand. The name of this goddess means: to welcome and hide, because she welcomes the dead and lives in the shadows. Hel's husband is the former King of Sweden, Dyggve. This couple lives in the palace of the goddess in the center of Nifelheim, the world of the dead, for...

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