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The Aesir and the Vanir are your basic extraordinary immortals, though in Norse mythology the gods were thought to be mortal, only kept immortal by eating the apples of Idun. However, they could be slain even if they ate the apples. The Jotnar were giants or the Norse equivalent to the Greek titans, but the Jotnar did not fight with the gods in a war like the titans did with the Greek gods...
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The Alfar are lesser "gods" that control nature. Alfar are viewed as "gods" of fertility due to their connection to nature (agriculture specifically); they're not actual gods in the sense it is used but more so magically inclined creatures. Finally are the Svartalfar or commonly referred to as dwarves, trolls, dark Alfar, or black Alfar...
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|Mythology compartive essay: Norse vs. Greek
In the Grecian world things seem lighter with less hardships of survival, owing to fact that the climate was warmer and winters were not as harsh as the ones in the north...
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The Aesir and the Vanir are your basic extraordinary immortals, though in Norse mythology the gods were thought to be mortal, only kept immortal by eating the apples of Idun...
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