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Official Name
Status
Status

Organization Identity

Universe

Base of Operations
Formerly Brythunia; Aesgaard, eastern Nordheim


Enemies

Origin
Origin
Blond-headed Nordheimr, descendants of the people of Thule


First appearance

Unknown



Overview

The Aesir were one of the people of Nordheim during the Hyborian Age. Along with the Vanir, they formed the Nordheimr.

They were typified by blue eyes and blond hair.[1]

History

Origins

The Aesir were probably descendants of the people of the pre-Cataclysmic kingdom of Thule,[2] as were the Aesir.[3][4]

Hyborian Age

2,500 years after the Lesser Cataclysm, the Nordics (Aesir and Vanir) drove all the remaining Hyborian tribes out of all the snow-countries, save for Hyperborea. Their land was known as Nordheim,[5] the Vanir living in Vanaheim, the western part of it.[6]

500 years after the Age of Conan, the north was the theater of constant bickering between the Cimmerians, the Bossonians, the Picts and the Nordheimr.[7]


...[8]

Culture

Religion

The main deity of this culture was Ymir.[1]

See Also

Links and References

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handbook of the Conan Universe #1; Aesgaard's entry
  2. Savage Sword of Conan #40; A Gazeteer of the Hyborian Age, Part VIII: Vanir's entry
  3. Savage Sword of Conan #14; A Kull Glossary: kingdom of Thule's entry
  4. Savage Sword of Conan #40; A Gazeteer of the Hyborian Age, Part VIII: Vani's entry
  5. Savage Sword of Conan #12; The Hyborian Age Chapter 3: The Hyborian Kingdoms
  6. Handbook of the Conan Universe #1; Vanaheim's entry
  7. Savage Sword of Conan #15; The Hyborian Age Chapter 4: The Beginning of the End
  8. Savage Sword of Conan #17; The Hyborian Age Chapter 6: The Darkness... and the Dawn
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