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Gods and Goddesses

Baldr (non.)
Balder (en.)
The god who was killed by his brother Höðr.
Frigg (non.)
The wife of Óðinn and the mother of Baldr.


Baldr's Dreams Myth
An eddic poem that is not in the collection of poems, known as the Poetic Edda, in the Codex Regius manuscript. Baldrs Draumar is the only extant poem that is focused on Baldr. The poem tells of the gods´ concerns in regard to Baldr's dreams foreseeing his own death. Óðinn travels, in disguise under the name Vegtamr, to consult a dead seeress at the edge of Hel. The seeress tells him that Baldr will be killed by his brother Höðr, and that his death will be avenged by an as yet unborn half-brother named Vali who will kill Höðr.
Creation Myth
A series of myths concerning the creation of the world, the origins of the gods, and the creation of humans.

Mythological Events

Ragnarök (non.)
Ragnarok (en.)
The final great battle between the gods and the giants.

Source Materials:

Heroes of Asgard (1930 ed.) (en.)
The third illustrated edition of The Heroes of Asgard was published in 1930 and was illustrated by C. E. Brock.

Source Persons

Brock, Charles E. (en.)
b. 5 February 1870
d. 28 February 1938
Nationality: English
Occupation: painter, line artist and book illustrator
Keary, Annie (en.)
b. 3rd March 1825
d. 3rd March 1879
Nationality: English
Occupation: Novelist, poet, and childrens book writer.
Anna Maria Keary, known as Annie Keary, was an English novelist, poet, and children's writer. Her sister Eliza Keary collaborated with her in writing “The Heroes of Asgard” that was first published in 1857 and many times thereafter.