The Death Of Balder
The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Son
of Odin and Frigg. He was loved by both gods and man and was
considered to be the best of the gods. He had a good character, was
friendly, wise and eloquent, although he had little power. His wife is
Nanna, daughter of Nep, and their son is Forseti, the god of justice.
Balder's hall is Breidablik ('broad splendor').
Most of the stories about Balder concern his death. He was dreaming
about his death 1, so Frigg extracted an oath from every creature, object
and force in nature (snakes, metals, diseases, poisons,…
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