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Bestla

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Birthplace: Jötunheimr
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Bolthorn the frost giant
Wife of Borr
Mother of Ve; Vili and Odin
Half sister of Son of Bölþorn

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About Bestla

In Norse mythology, Bestla (/ˈbɛstlə/ BEST-lə) is the mother of the gods Odin, Vili and Vé by way of Borr, the sister of an unnamed being who assisted Odin, and the daughter or, depending on source, granddaughter of the jötunn Bölþorn. Bestla is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources, the Prose Edda, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson, and in the poetry of skalds.

Some scholars have theorized that Bestla’s unnamed brother is Mímir.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bestla

http://fabpedigree.com/s045/f228925.htm

A woman of legendermain, the Wikipedia article on her husband Bor describes her as the "mother of the Norse Gods" and a GIANTESS.

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Om Bestla (Norsk)

Betsla er i den norrøne mytologien ei gyger (jotunkvinne) som er hustru til Bor, og mor til Odin, Vilje og Ve. Hun omtales som datter til jotnen Bolthorn og søster til Mime

Jotunavstamningen til Odins mor er mytisk viktig, og den preget ham på mange vis

https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bestla

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Bestla's Timeline

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