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Who are the Valkyrie?

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Who are the Valkyrie?

The Valkyries, fierce warriors, daughters of Odin The name in Old Norse, valkyrja, as well as in Old English wælcyrge, literally means "he who chooses the occis". The word valkyria is used by Anglo-Saxon scholars in the light of the names of the Greek-Roman goddesses of vengeance and retribution, Furies or Erinyes, as well as the Roman goddess of war, Bellona. Valkyrie is, in the oldest strata of belief, a goddess of the dead represented by the raven. The Story of the Valkyries, the Female Warriors. A common misconception about...

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