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Buri's son Borr had three sons, the gods Odin, Vili and Vé. The three slew Ymir, and all of the jötnar (giants) except for Bergelmir and his wife were drowned in the blood. From Ymir's body, they made the world of humans: his blood the seas and lakes, his flesh the earth, his bones the mountains and his teeth the rocks

Vili and Vé are the brothers of Óðinn (often Anglicized Odin), sons of Bestla, daughter of Bölþorn; and Borr, son of Búri. Old Norse Vili means "will". Old Norse Vé refers to a type of Germanic shrine; a vé. Vili and Vé, together with Óðinn, are the three brothers who slew Ymir — ending the primeval rule of the race of giants — and are the first of the Æsir.

From Ymir's left armpit, the first man and woman were born. From his legs, the frost jötnar were born, making Ymir the progenitor of the jötnar. Most sources identify Ymir's oldest son as Thrudgelmir, who bore Ymir's grandson, Bergelmir. The other jötnar are usually unnamed. Ymir fed on the milk of the cow Auðhumla. She licked the blocks of salty ice, releasing Búri.

Brigid, daughter of The Dagda and one of the Great Mother Goddesses of Ireland. Brigit is frequently referenced as having three sister selves with three distinct roles, Lady of Healing Waters, Goddess of the Sacred Flame and Goddess of the Fertile Earth.

Three Graces Art Deco Greek Goddess 8x10 Print

"The Three Graces" ~ The Greek Goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility. - Painting by Emily Balivet

Marble statuette of triple-bodied Hekate and the three Graces Period: Late Hellenistic Date: 1st–2nd century A.D. Culture: Roman

✯ TETHYS - Daughter of Uranus and Gaia. Was an archaic Titaness and aquatic sea goddess. Tethys was both sister and wife of OCEANUS. She was mother of the chief rivers of the world known to the Greeks, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids. Considered as an embodiment of the waters of the world she also may be seen as a counterpart of Thalassa, the embodiment of the sea.

Poseidon, God of the sea