- a Germanic god corresponding to the Scandinavian Odin.
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But one day there came to the mountainside the largest giant Wotan had ever seen.
Wotan did not stop to think what an awful thing it would be to lose Freya.
As Wotan opened his eyes he saw the castle upon the summit of the mountain.
He was waiting now for Wotan to awaken and to give to him the beautiful Freya.
Just then Wotan saw his brother, Loki, coming over the mountain.
- the supreme god in Germanic mythologyNorse counterpart: Odin
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