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Frigg in what are now Norway and Sweden, although her name is altogether absent in recorded place names in Denmark. Winnili with their army and demanded that they pay them tribute or prepare for war. Ybor, Agio, and their mother Gambara rejected their demands for tribute. Whom I shall first see when at sunrise, to them will I give the victory. Meanwhile, Ybor and Agio called upon Frea, Godan’s wife.
Frea counseled them that “at sunrise the Winnil should come, and that their women, with their hair let down around the face in the likeness of a beard should also come with their husbands”. At sunrise, Frea turned Godan’s bed around to face east and woke him. Godan saw the Winnili, including their whiskered women, and asked “who are those Long-beards? Frea responded to Godan, “As you have given them a name, give them also the victory”.
Godan did so, “so that they should defend themselves according to his counsel and obtain the victory”. Phol ende uuodan uuoran zi holza. Phol and Woden travelled to the forest. Then was for Baldur’s foal its foot wrenched. Later in the poem, when the future death of Odin is foretold, Odin himself is referred to as the “beloved of Frigg” and his future death is referred to as the “second grief of Frigg”. Frigg plays a prominent role.
However, wind drove them out into the ocean and, during the darkness of night, their boat wrecked. They stayed on the croft for one winter. During that winter, the couple separately fostered the two children: the old woman fostered Agnar and the old man fostered Geirröðr. Upon the arrival of spring, the old man brought them a ship. The old couple took the boys to the shore, and the old man took Geirröðr aside and spoke to him. The boys entered the boat and a breeze came.