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Balder (Norse deity)

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    • us: Baldr (Norse deity)
    • us: Baldur (Norse deity)
    • us: Бальдр (Norse deity)
    • us: Балдур (Norse deity)
    • us: Μπαλντρ (Norse deity)
    • us: Balntr (Norse deity)
    • us: בלדר (Norse deity)
    • us: Baldar (Norse deity)
    • us: Baldrs (Norse deity)
    • us: Baldras (Norse deity)
    • us: Balderas (Norse deity)
    • us: Balduras (Norse deity)
    • us: バルドル (Norse deity)
    • us: Barudoru (Norse deity)
    • us: Балдер (Norse deity)
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    • found: In the morning of time : the story of the Norse god Balder, ©1970.
    • found: Balders død = The death of Balder, c1980.
    • found: Britannica online, July 23, 2014 (Balder, Old Norse Baldr, in Norse mythology, the son of the chief god Odin and his wife Frigg. Beautiful and just, he was the favourite of the gods. Most legends about him concern his death.)
    • found: Encyclopedia mythica, via WWW, July 23, 2014 (Balder. The god of light, joy, purity, beauty, innocence, and reconciliation. Son of Odin and Frigg, he was loved by both gods and men and was considered to be the best of the gods. Old Norse: Baldr) {}
    • found: Wikipedia, July 23, 2014 (Baldr (also Balder, Baldur) is a god of light and purity in Norse mythology, and a son of the god Odin and the goddess Frigg) Belarusian page (Бальдр = Balʹdr) Bulgarian page (Балдур = Baldur) Greek page (Μπαλντρ = Balntr) Icelandic page (Baldur) Hebrew page (בלדר = Baldar) Latvian page (Baldrs) Lithuanian page (Baldras (Balderas, Balduras)) Japanese page (バルドル = Barudoru) Norwegian page (Balder; also Baldr, Baldur) Russian page (Бальдр = Balʹdr) Serbian page (Балдер = Balder) Ukrainian page (Бальдр = Balʹdr)
    • found: Norse mythology for smart people, via WWW, July 23, 2014 (Baldur (Old Norse Baldr, Old English and Old High German Balder) is one of the Aesir gods. He's the son of Odin and Frigg, the wife of the obscure goddess Nanna, and the father of the god Forseti.) {}
    • found: Godchecker website, July 23, 2014 (Baldur. Norse goodness god. Also known as Balder, Baldr. Location: Scandinavia. Gender: Male. Type: deity. In charge of: Goodness) {}
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    • 2014-07-23: new
    • 2014-10-11: revised
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