Þökk

Þökk

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Loki (non.)
Loki is counted among the gods but is a giant by birth.

Giants and Giantesses

Þökk (non.)
Thokk (en.)
A giantess in Gylfaginning in the Prose Edda who refused to weep for Baldr thereby preventing his release from Hel. According to Snorri, Þökk is Loki in disguise.

Gods and Goddesses

Baldr (non.)
Balder (en.)
The god who was killed by his brother Höðr.

Myths

Death of Baldr Myth A myth concerning an accidental fratricide. It sometimes includes Loki as an instigator who dupes Baldr's brother, Höðr, into the act and actually guides his hand. In the Prose Edda, Snorri says that Höðr was blind.

Source Materials:

AM 738 4to (is.)
Edda Oblongata (la.)
This manuscript is known by its shelf mark AM738. However, it is also known as the Edda Oblongata because its height is unusually tall compared to its width. It was created circa 1680 by an unknown scribe.
Prose Edda (is.)
Snorri Sturluson's thirteenth-century prose work concerning Old Norse mythology and poetics.

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