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Review: ‘The Crane Bag’, by Joanna van der Hoeven

I was sent this book by the publisher in return for an honest review.

(My reviews are always honest and I’ll frying pan anyone who slanders me by suggesting otherwise).

Pagan Portals - The Crane Bag

Published by: Moon Books

Publication Date: 22nd June 2017

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.99 

I.S.B.N.: 978-1-78535-573-8

http://www.moon-books.net/books/pagan-portals-crane-bag

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Does Freyja have a personal name?

Random thought as I lay in bed last night contemplating the shiny I’ve won in one of Sebastian Lokason’s giveaways – the prize is Vanir related but I won’t know which of the prizes I’ve won until it arrives later in the month -and the amber hair dodad/bracelet (made by Ember at EmberVoices) that I won earlier this year.

Something is afoot. And not just the funny shaped thing on the end of your leg.

Anyway, ignore the terrible joke, I do have a point.

The god known as Frey, Freyr, Ingvi Freyr, or Frea, has a personal name, recorded a Ing. ‘Frey‘ and the variants mentioned above are titles meaning ‘lord’.

The goddess known as Freya, Freyja, Freo, Frowe, on the other hand does not have a recorded personal name. Her ‘names’ are titles, all meaning ‘lady’. So the question arises, does She have a personal name and if so, what is it?