Höðr

Höðr

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Events: Norse Mythology

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

Gods

Baldr (non.)
Balder (en.)
The god who was killed by his brother Höðr.
Höðr (non.)
Hod (en.)
The god who killed his brother Baldr with a weapon made of mistletoe, .e.g., spear, arrow, or dart. In the Prose Edda, Höðr is blind and his aim is guided by Loki.

Myths

Death of Baldr Myth
The Death of Baldr is a myth concerning an accidental fratricide, which sometimes includes Loki as an instigator who dupes Baldr's brother, Höðr, into the act and actually guides his hand.

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Moe, Louis (no.)
b. 1857
d. 1945
Nationality: Norwegian/Danish.
Occupation: illustrator
Residence: Copenhagen
Moe was an illustrator who was born in Norway but became a Danish citizen in 1919.