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Baldr and also
In chapter 49, High describes that when Odin and his wife Frigg arrived at the funeral of their slain son Baldr, with them came the valkyries and also Odin's ravens.
Along with Baldr, his wife Nanna was also borne to the funeral pyre after she had died of grief.

Baldr and Balder
One of the two Merseburg Incantations names Balder, and mentions a figure named Phol, considered to be another name for Baldr ( as in Scandinavian, Falr, Fjalarr ; ( in Saxo ) Balderus: Fjallerus ).

Baldr and is
In Gylfaginning, Snorri relates that Baldr had the greatest ship ever built, named Hringhorni, and that there is no place more beautiful than his hall, Breidablik.
In Norse mythology, Breiðablik ( Broad-gleaming ) is the home of Baldr.
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If Bragi's mother is Frigg, then Frigg is somewhat dismissive of Bragi in the Lokasenna in stanza 27 when Frigg complains that if she had a son in Ægir's hall as brave as Baldr then Loki would have to fight for his life.
Frigg is the mother of Baldr.
Frigg plays a major role in section 49 of the 13th century Prose Edda book Gylfaginning written by Snorri Sturluson, where a version of a story relating the death of Baldr is recorded by Snorri.
According to Snorri Sturluson in the Prose Edda, Forseti is the son of Baldr and Nanna.
In chapter 5 of the Prose Edda book Skáldskaparmál, Hel is mentioned in a kenning for Baldr (" Hel's companion ").
If it is Hel she is presumably greeting the dying Baldr as he comes to her realm.
Höðr ( often anglicized as Hod, Hoder, or Hodur ) is the brother of Baldr in Norse mythology.
Loki reminds Frigg that he is responsible for the death of her son Baldr.
The death of the god Baldr is recounted in chapter 49, where the mistletoe that is used to kill Baldr is described as growing west of Valhalla.
The god Bragi asks where a thundering sound is coming from, and says that the benches of Valhalla are creaking — as if the god Baldr had returned to Valhalla — and that it sounds like the movement of a thousand.
" John Lindow observes that if Hlín is indeed Frigg, then this means that Hlín's " second sorrow " in Völuspá is the death of Odin, the first being the death of Baldr.
Skaði saw a pair of feet that she found particularly attractive and said " I choose that one ; there can be little that is ugly about Baldr.
In the Prose Edda more detailed information is given about the location, including a detailed account of a venture to the region after the death of the god Baldr.

Baldr and god
But the interpretation of Baldr as " the brave god " may be secondary.
When Loki, god of mischief and strife, murdered Baldr, god of beauty and light, he was punished by being bound in a cave with a poisonous serpent placed above his head dripping venom.
The Prose Edda details that Hel rules over vast mansions, her servants in her underworld realm, and as playing a key role in the attempted resurrection of the god Baldr.
In chapter 49, High describes the events surrounding the death of the god Baldr.
Loki's positive relations with the gods end with his role in engineering the death of the god Baldr.
* Nanna ( Norse deity ), goddess and wife of the god Baldr in Norse mythology
Expecting to choose the god Baldr by the beauty of the feet she selects, Skaði instead finds that she has picked Njörðr.
In chapter 49, High describes the death of the god Baldr.
Each arrow overshot his head ( 1902 ) by Elmer Boyd Smith, depicting the blind god Höðr shooting his brother, the god Baldr, with a mistletoe arrow
In the 13th century Prose Edda, due to the scheming of Loki, the god Baldr is killed by his brother, the blind god Höðr, by way of a mistletoe projectile, despite the attempts of Baldr's mother, the goddess Frigg, to have all living things and inanimate objects swear an oath not to hurt Baldr after Baldr had troubling dreams of his death.
The god Bragi asks where a thundering sound is coming from, and says that the benches of Valhalla are creaking — as if the god Baldr had returned to Valhalla — and that it sounds like the movement of a thousand.

Baldr and Norse
Compiled in Iceland in the 13th century, but based on much older Old Norse poetry, the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda contain numerous references to the death of Baldr as both a great tragedy to the Æsir and a harbinger of Ragnarök.
11 ) identifies Old Norse Baldr with the Old High German Baldere ( 2nd Merseburg Charm, Thuringia ), Palter ( theonym, Bavaria ), Paltar ( personal name ) and with Old English bealdor, baldor " lord, prince, king " ( used always with a genitive plural, as in gumena baldor " lord of men ", wigena baldor " lord of warriors ", et cetera ).
In the Gesta Danorum version of the story, Baldr and Höðr are rival suitors, and Höðr kills Baldr with a sword named Mistilteinn ( Old Norse " mistletoe ").
Þökk ( Old Norse " Thanks ") is a giantess in Norse mythology, presumed to be Loki in disguise, who refuses to weep for the slain Baldr, thus forcing him to stay in Hel.
The meaning of the first element is uncertain, but is likely assosciated with the Norse god Baldr or the Old Norse word bals meaning lump.
* Loki in Norse mythology was bound by the gods after he engineered the death of Baldr.
In Norse mythology, Hringhorni ( Old Norse " ship with a circle on the stem ") is the name of the ship of the god Baldr, described as the " greatest of all ships ".
The largest and most famous of the stones is the Ardre VIII stone, dated to the 8th or 9th century, depicts scenes from Norse mythology, notably the Lay of Weyland the smith, Thor fishing for Jörmungandr, the punishment of Loki for the death of Baldr, and Odin riding to Valhalla on Sleipnir.
In Norse mythology, Nanna Nepsdóttir or simply Nanna is a goddess associated with the god Baldr.

Baldr and mythology
Lindow continues that " his use of Sleipnir in the kenning may show that Sleipnir's role in the failed recovery of Baldr was known at that time and place in Iceland ; it certainly indicates that Sleipnir was an active participant in the mythology of the last decades of paganism.

Baldr and .
The Eddic poem Baldr's Dreams mentions that Baldr has bad dreams which the gods then discuss.
Baldr has had a series of ominous dreams.
As Baldr was popular amongst the Æsir, after Baldr told the Æsir about his dreams, they met together at the thing and decided it wise to provide a truce for Baldr that would maintain his safety.
Frigg, his mother, here takes an oath from all things, which includes disease, poisons, the elements, objects and all living beings that none will harm Baldr.
After the oaths were taken, the Æsir, aware of Baldr's newly gained invincibility, had Baldr stand in front of the thing.
There, the Æsir hit Baldr with blows, shot objects at him, and some would hit him with stones.
The woman told her that the Æsir were shooting at Baldr and yet he remained unharmed.
Frigg responded that nothing could harm Baldr, as she had taken oaths from all things.
Loki offered to help Höðr in honoring Baldr by shooting things at him.
Höðr took the mistletoe from Loki and, following Loki's directions, shot at Baldr.
The mistletoe went directly through Baldr and he fell to the ground.
Baldr was dead.
With them came various other gods and beings during which a grand funeral for Baldr was held.
After a long journey, Hermóðr arrives in Hel, meets with Hel and pleads for the return of Baldr on behalf of Frigg.

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