Idunn (pronounced Ih-dune) is a fertility goddess in Norse mythology who holds the apples of eternal youth the gods rely on to remain young and healthy. The Norse gods were not immortal – they just lived very long lives – and the apples of Idunn made this possible.

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  • c. 900 - c. 1000
    The Norse goddess Idunn first appears in written form in the poem Haustlöng that identifies her as the source of the gods' long lives.