FREYIA, the sister of Frey, and the most prominent goddess in Northern mythology.
Milne-Edwards removed the Polyzoa; the group was soon further thinned by the exclusion of the Protozoa on the one hand and the Entozoa on the other; while in 1848 Leuckart and Frey clearly distinguished the Coelenterata from the Echinodermata as a separate sub-kingdom, thus condemning the usage by which the term still continued to be applied to these two groups at least.
FREY (Old Norse, Freyr) son of Njord, one of the chief deities in the northern pantheon and the national god of the Swedes.
The Inguaeones again are defined as being " next to the ocean "; but the name can be traced only in Denmark and Sweden, where we find the eponymous hero Ing and the god Yngvi (Frey) respectively.
Indeed, such may very well have been the case with Frey, the chief god of the North after Thor and Odin.
His name connects him, too, with the god Frey, who was also called Yngvifreyr and Ingunarfreyr, and he must at one time have been closely associated with Nerthus.
The royal family of Norway claimed descent from Frey, and many royal families, both English and Northern, from Woden (Odin).
Ska61, the wife of Nior6r, and Ger6r, the wife of Frey, were the daughters of the giants Thiazi and Gymir respectively, though SkaNi is always reckoned as a goddess.
A space apparently partitioned off contained figures of Thor or Frey and perhaps other gods, together with an altar on which burned a perpetual fire.
Within a few weeks of his return (July 7th, 1494) Diirer was married, according to an arrangement apparently made between the parents during his absence, to Agnes Frey, the daughter of a well-to-do merchant of the city.
The origin of the family is traced to the god Frey, son of Niorar, who is said to have founded Upsala, the ancient capital of Sweden.
It is stated in the saga that the Swedish kings were believed to have control over the seasons like their ancestor, the god Frey, and traces of this belief seem to have lingered in the country down to the times of Gustavus Vasa.
See Dammann, Der Kurort Lippspringe (Paderborn, 1900); Koniger, Lippspringe (Berlin, 1893); and Frey, Lippspringe, Kurort fiir Lungenkranke (Paderborn, 1899).
Hofmann and Claus Frey, an anabaptist, were detained in prison, a measure due to the terror excited by the Minster episode of 1533-1534.
Frey (1871); Variae lectiones, by F.