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Nerthus (1905) by Emil Doepler depicts Nerthus, a Proto-Germanic goddess whose name developed into Njörðr among the North Germanic peoples

Germanic mythology consists of the body of myths native to the Germanic peoples. Commonly featuring narratives focused on Germanic deities and a large variety of other entities, Germanic mythology dates from the Proto-Germanic period and reaches beyond the Christianization of the Germanic peoples and into modern Germanic folklore. Germanic mythology includes Norse mythology, Anglo-Saxon mythology, and Continental Germanic mythology.

 
Forms
Germanic paganism (general)
West Germanic paganism
Frankish paganism
Anglo-Saxon paganism
Norse religion
Core Beliefs
Paganism · Polytheism · Numerology
Germanic mythology · Yggdrasil · Ragnarök
Practises
Blót · Félag · Seiðr · Völva
The Æsir and Vanir
Baldr · Borr · Bragi · Búri
Dagri · Dellingr · Eir · Forseti
Freyja · Freyr · Frigg · Fulla
Gefjon · Hel · Heimdallr (Rígsþula)
Hermóðr · Hlín · Höðr · Hœnir
Iðunn · Jörð · Kvasir · Lofn · Loki
Máni · Mímir · Nanna · Norns
Nótt · Odin
Sága and Sökkvabekkr · Seaxnēat
Sif · Sjöfn · Skaði · Skírnir · Skuld
Snotra · Sól · Thor · Týr · Ullr
Vali · Vár ·  · Víðarr · Vili · Vör
Mythological groups
Dísir: Idisi, Norns, Valkyries· Dwarves · Einherjar
Elves (Dökkálfar and Ljósálfar, Svartálfar)
Jötunn · Trolls
Texts
Nibelungenlied
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Anglo-Saxon Chronicle · Beowulf
The Reckoning of Time · Ecclesiastical History of the English People
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Poetic Edda · Prose Edda
Gesta Danorum · Völsung Cycle
Tyrfing Cycle · Sagas
Other
Heathenry
Heathenry in the United States
Der Ring des Nibelungen

As the Germanic languages developed from Proto-Indo-European language, Germanic mythology is ultimately a development of Proto-Indo-European religion. The study of Germanic mythology has remained an important element of Germanic philology since the development of the field and the topic is an integral component of Heathenry, the modern revival of Germanic paganism.

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