While all the gods hurled things at Balder, Balder's blind brother Hoder sat by himself, unable to join the fun. Loki, having learned the secret of the mistletoe and having obtained a sprig, offered to guide the blind Hoder's hand. The mistletoe was thrown and it pierced Balder's heart, killing him. The gods grieved, but Odin and Frigga sent another son as an envoy to the underworld, Niflheim.
The Vikings, or Norsemen, terrorized northern Europe from 800-1100 C.E. See how much you know about the myths and legends of these mighty warriors with our Norse mythology quiz!
Viking Baldur is one of the latest generation Viking Cruises longships. This is a new (patented) Viking river cruise boat design allowing bigger accommodations without the need to shrink public areas size and to compromise the vessel's general comfort. The Viking ship Baldur represents the line's latest Longship-class river boat design. Viking Cruises longships feature energy-efficient hybrid.
As you might imagine, this Scandinavian soap saga is one of the most important of the Norse legends. Sadly for Balder fans he is famous mostly for being dead. Celebrity gossip has linked his name with the similar-sounding God of Goodness Belobog from Slavic mythology, but we are not convinced. Perhaps it will all become clear in Episode 427263.
This glossary of Norse Mythology gives brief descriptions of the many characters involved in the stories and legends of Norse mythology. Aesir: Chief gods of Asgard. Andvari: Dwarf; robbed of gold and magic ring by Loki. Angerbotha (Angrbotha): Giantess; mother by Loki of Fenrir, Hel, and Midgard serpent. Asgard (Asgarth): Abode of gods. Ask (Aske, Askr): First man; created by Odin, Hoenir.
List of Viking Gods and goddesses. Viking mythology, legends and pantheon. Gods of Asgard. Odin, Freya, Thor, Liko, Fenris, Tyr, Baldur and Valkyries. Viking swords. Vikings warriors believed that there were many gods that lived in Asgard and Valhalla. Viking Warriors. Viking gods were responsible for a different thing such as war, travel or home.
Ardre Image Stones. Viking era. Ardre VIII. 8th-9th century. Scenes from Norse mythology: Thor fishing for Jormungandr, the punishment of Loki, Odin riding to Valhalla on Sleipnir. It was discovered at Ardre Church, Gotland, Sweden. The Swedish History Museum. Stockholm. Sweden.
Viking beliefs. Part of. History. Vikings. Duration 01:43. Description Classroom Ideas. Description. Which gods did the Vikings worship and why? Find out about their powers, what the Vikings.