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    IIn Norse mythology, Fólkvangr ("field of the host" or "people-field" or "army-field") is a meadow or field ruled over by the goddess Freyja. Within Fólkvangr is Freyja's hall Sessrúmnir. Freyja allots seats to half of those that die in battle, while Odin receives the other half. Freyja's abode is also open for women who have suffered a noble death.

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    "Freya" (1901) by Johannes Gehrts. The goddess Freya rests her hand upon a shield.

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    Viking god Frey’s twin sister is Freyja. She is the most beautiful of the female gods and rules from her abode of Fólkvang in Ásgard. She is the goddess of love, fertility and the practice of seid.

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