Skadi, the Snow Queen

Skadi

By Land, Sea and Sky

Skadi, Skade, Skathi (Norse), Sceadu (Anglo-Saxon)

Skadi (Skaði) is a female jötunn (giant) and goddess of winter, snow, mountains and the hunt. She is also associated with independence, wilderness and wisdom. Skadi lived in the highest reaches of the snow-covered mountains. She was described as being tall and beautiful with long black hair, silver armour, showshoes, skiis and a bow and arrow.

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