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Freyja and Freyr: Successors of the Sun: on the absence of the sun in Nordic saga literature

@inproceedings{Wang2017FreyjaAF,
  title={Freyja and Freyr: Successors of the Sun: on the absence of the sun in Nordic saga literature},
  author={Lanchun Wang},
  year={2017}
}

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