Loviatar with Diseases

LoviatarLoviatar of the Northland is the mother of diseases.

Loviatar is impregnated by the north wind.

After a long and painful pregnancy she gives birth to nine boys,  “evil foetuses”, “nasty children” and names them diseases: gout, scab, colic, tooth worm, injection, abscess, pox, fever, rigors.

 

 

 

 

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