Gefjon Gefjon, “the giving one”, is a Norse goddess of vegetation and agriculture. She represents growth, change, natural cycles, prosperity, bounty and fourtune, and the magical arts. According to Norse mythology, those women who die virgins go on to become her attendants. In the Heimskringla she is married to the Danish king Skjöldr.
Norse Gods and Goddesses. Norse mythology emerged form Northern Germanic tribes with an oral tradition dated around the 9th century AD. In this system, there were 2 families of gods, Aesir and Vanir. The Vanir were peaceful gods related to elves and life. The Aesir were warlike gods related to the giants.