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German Mythology Names

These names occur in Germanic mythologies and legends.




List of Gods : "German" - 114 records

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Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
God name
"AESIR"
Icelandic / Nordic The major race of sky gods in Norse religion. The twelve Aesir gods are headed by OTHIN, the All-Father and probably are, in part, derived from a Germanic pantheon established in prehistory. The Aesir follow a common pattern whereby cultures establish a “senior” pantheon of great gods which usually number seven or twelve....
Goddess name
"Abnoba"
Roman / Celtic / European Forest and river goddess. Known locally from the Black Forest region of Germany. The name “Avon,” åśśociated with many rivers, derives from her name....
God name
"Aesir"
Germanic Pantheon of the gods norse / germanic
With the costs of higher education at an all-time high, the American Dream of a college education can seem like just that — a dream.
However the reality is that there are lots of things a prospective student can do to help offset the high costs of higher education.
If you’re trying to figure out how to go to college for free, we have some advice that might help you on your way.
We’ve covered a wide range of options from how to get free tuition through a grant to various service opportunities.
Take a look at these and other ways you might be able to score a free college education.
Spirit name
"Ahnfrau"
German An ancestress whose spirit appears to give warning of an approaching disaster or death. German
Deities name
"Alcis"
Germanic / possibly Icelandic / Nordic Unknown status. The Alcis are twin deities (brothers) known only as sons of the sky gods. From Germanic times we have a La Tene urn with pictures of paired men on horseback and linked by a wooden beam. Tacitus describes the worship of twin gods by the Naharvali tribe, their priests dressed in effeminate costume (see also the Phrygian deity ATTIS). They may have been worshiped in Forest sanctuaries along the northern coast of Europe....
Goddess name
"Alruna-wife"
German The Alrunes were the lares or penates of the ancient Romans. An Alruna-wife was the household goddess of a German family. An Alruna-maiden is a household maiden goddess.
Spirit name
"Alte"
German The Old One A field-spirit in human form. German
Goddess name
"Aufaniae"
Celtic A collective name for a group of Celtic mother goddesses worshipped throughout Celtic Europe. They are known only from symbolical inscriptions and they appear to have been found mainly in the German Rhineland. Celtic

"Bap or Baphomet"
French An imaginary idol or symbol, which the Templars were said to employ in their mysterious rites. The word is a corruption of Mahomet. The image of Baphomet was romanticized during the nineteenth century by the German antiquarian Josef von Hammer-Purgstall.
Goddess name
"Beda"
Germanic Goddess who, along with the Alaisiagae sisters and Fimmilena and Mars Thingsus was popular among the Tubantes.
Goddess name
"Bertha"
German Goddess the spinning-wheel principally, and of the household as dependent on it, in behalf of which and its economical management she is often harsh to idle spinners; at her festival thrift is the rule. South German

"Biersel"
German A Kobold who lives in the cellar, drinks beer and cleans the jugs and bottles. German Torgau District
Spirit name
"Bullkater"
German A field-spirit resembling a tom-cat. German

"Bumann"
German A bogeyman of an undefined nature. German
Spirit name
"Buschweiber"
German Forest-spirits aka "Wild-maidens". German.
Spirit name
"Butze"
German A household spirit. German
God name
"Camulos"
Britain 'the powerful one' God of war. Also worshipped in Germany. Britain

"Caspar"
German A huntsman who sold himself to Zamiel, the Black Huntsman. The night before the expiration of his lease of life he bargained for three years' respite on condition of bringing Max into the power of the evil one. Zamiel replied, "To-morrow either he or you." On the day appointed for the trial-shot, Caspar places himself in a tree. Max is told by the prince to aim at a dove. The dove flies to the tree where Caspar is concealed. Max shoots at the dove, but kills Caspar, and Zamiel comes to carry off his victim. German

"Christmas Decorations"
Christian The great feast of Saturn was held in December, when the people decorated the temples with such green things as they could find. The Christian custom is the same but transferred Jesus. The holly or holy-tree is called Christ's-thorn in Germany and Scandinavia, from its use in church decorations and its putting forth its berries about Christmas time. The early Christians gave an emblematic turn to the custom, referring to the "righteous branch," and justifying the custom from Isaiah lx. 13- "The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee; the fir-tree, the pine-tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary."

"Dickepoten"
Germanic The Jack-o'-Lantern of Mark and Lower Saxony.
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8 ways to attend college for free

1. Grants and scholarships
Financial aid — the traditional way of eliminating college costs — is still available. To increase the odds of landing grants and scholarships, Doug Hewitt, co-author of “Free College Resource Book,” advises students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, and then focus on local prizes.

“There are more scholarships you’ll qualify for in your home state than nationally,” says Hewitt. “Look at local organizations and talk to your high school (guidance) counselor.”

And remember to start your search early. You won’t be the only person wondering how to go to college for free and scholarships can be limited to a first come, first served basis. You should also keep in mind that you don’t need to wait for your senior year to start hunting for scholarships. There are grants and awards available at all high school grade levels.

2. Give service to your country
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Military (West Point), Merchant Marine and Naval academies offer free college opportunities to students who serve after college, but cash is also available through ROTC programs closer to home.

Service requirements for ROTC programs vary, but all require students to complete military training on campus and commit to up to 12 years, depending on the branch of service. Students leave with training, a guaranteed job and opportunities for more free education.

AmeriCorps, a national service organization that offers education awards in exchange for community work, provides an award of up to $5,730 for each full year of service. Maximum years of service vary among AmeriCorps programs. Members also receive a living stipend while serving in the program.

3. Work for the school
Schools charge students tuition, but their employees often can get a free education. “This is a great option, especially for older students with job experience,” says Reyna Gobel, author of “CliffsNotes Graduation Debt.” “If you’re 18, you might not qualify for a job that provides (tuition) benefits.”

Schools typically provide benefits for full-time workers and sometimes require a certain level of experience, Gobel says. Future students can find out about their school’s policy by calling the admissions office.

4. Waive your costs
Some students can get a free pass based on academic performance or other factors.

The North American Council on Adoptable Children in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports that Connecticut, Kentucky, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida and Maryland offer waivers at certain public schools for adopted and foster care children.

Other schools offer waivers for Native American students, senior citizens and dislocated workers. To find out what your school offers, call the financial aid office.

5. Become an apprentice
An apprenticeship is another solid option when you’re determining how to get free tuition. They can also open you up to job opportunities post-college.

Overall, your average apprenticeship program will take 1-6 years. You will probably be required to put in that time along with at least 2,000 hours of field work annually. The good news is that there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, which can give you more options.

In exchange, the sponsoring employer pays for college or technical training and provides a salary. A list of available programs is available at the ApprenticeshipUSA website.

6. Have your employer pick up the costs
Another way you might receive a free college education is through your employer. Often given in the form of an employee reimbursement, there are plenty of employers that can help curb the cost of higher education.

7. Be in demand
Another great way to find out how to go to college for free is to determine if your field of study is “high-needs.” Will your studies result in a career that’s high in demand? Ask yourself this before you even enroll if you’re trying to cut the cost of college.

Generally, schools will offer incentives to anyone focusing their studies on math, science, nursing, teaching, and social work. There are also additional opportunities available through organizations like Teach for America, the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and the National Institutes of Health.

The nursing program at the University of Portland in Oregon has offered scholarships covering approximately 80% of the final 2 years of undergraduate study, if students sign a 3-year employment contract with the local health system, Fabriquer says. “There are similar programs in (high-needs) fields across the country,” he adds.

8. Choose a school that pays you
Last on our list of ways on how to get free tuition, and probably the riskiest. There are, indeed, schools that will pay you to focus your studies in a single subject (which they dictate). Schools such as the Webb Institute and the Curtis Institute of Music offer a select range of academic programs and pick up the tuition cost for every student. Just think long and hard about your decision before you commit to this course.


ASES
In the mythology of the North, we call Ases the members of one of the two great families of gods (godh or gudh), the other being that of the Vanes, all these gods opposing giants, dwarves, elves and other supernatural creatures.
BALDR
In the Nordic pantheon, the god Ase (called Baldr) detonates. Son of Ódhinn and Frigg, kind, pure, fair, he impresses with his gentleness, his wisdom, his mercy and his helpfulness, all qualities that do not correspond exactly to what we can know about the old Nordic ethics.
FREYJA
In the mythology of the North, the goddess Freyja occupies a central place, but it is difficult to define exactly her personality: her licentiousness explains that the commentators of the Middle Ages, who are our main sources and who were Christians, were discreet.
BRÜNHILD, BRÜNNHILDE or BRYNHILDR
A warrior princess of great beauty, heroine of medieval Germanic epic literature and appearing in ancient Norse and Nordic sources (songs of the Edda, Icelandic saga of the Völsungar) and, in German, in the Nibelungenlied (early 13th century century, the Song of the Nibelungen). Called Brynhild, Brynhildr Brünhild, Brünnhilde or Brunehilde according to sources, she is the main character of the epic poems of poetic Edda where she appears, but her role is significantly reduced in The Song of the Nibelungen.
FREYR
Like his father, Njördhr, and his sister (or female double), Freyja, the Nordic god Freyr, of the Vanes family, is unquestionably master of fertility-fertility, even if, in recent times, meaning or intersections tend to make him a more martial deity.
LOKI
In northern mythology, Loki is the god of Evil. But this definition is not very enlightening, because the conception that one can make of the "evil" varies infinitely with the places, the eras, the men, the cultures; and, as the North presents a phenomenon characterized by brewing (especially of people and influences), it is almost discouraging to try to specify the outlines of Loki's enigmatic figure par excellence.