home of the gods in Norse religion, from Old Norse ass "god," from Proto-Germanic *ansu- (cognates: Old High German ansi, Old English os, Gothic ans "god"), from PIE *ansu- "spirit" (cognates:
first element in Ahura Mazda, from Avestan) + Old Norse garðr "enclosure, yard, garden" (see yard (n.1)).
1. In truth, however , the treaty was a bluff on the part of the Asgard.
2. Despite the disapproval of the Asgard , the Goa'uld became a great threat to the Milky Way.