noun German Mythology.
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Tacitus tells how the image of the German goddess Nerthus was carried about on festive occasions in a chariot drawn by cows.Woman under Monasticism|Lina Eckenstein
If he were fair, he would be just like the priest in the grove of Nerthus.
Nerthus, an ancient German divinity, the personification of mother earth, specially revered in the north of Germany.
As with Freya, an image of the goddess Nerthus was drawn through the land in spring, to announce peace and fertility to mortals.