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Balder and the mistletoe

a story for the winter holidays

by Edna Barth

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in New York .
Written in English


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A retelling of the Norse legend of how Balder, god of light and joy, was brought down by the evil Loki with an arrow made of mistletoe.

Edition Notes

Statementretold by Edna Barth ; pictures by Richard Cuffari
ContributionsCuffari, Richard, 1925-1978
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.B3 Bal 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24368610M
ISBN 100395289564
ISBN 109780395289563
OCLC/WorldCa7560932


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Balder and the mistletoe by Edna Barth Download PDF EPUB FB2

[ The most beautiful and beloved of the gods, Balder, son of Odin, had been slain by his blind brother wielding a misletoe shaft aimed by Loki. Balder's wife had joined him on the funeral pyre. After their funeral, they were in the world called Niflheim.] An attempt was made to resurrect Balder, but due to more of Loki's mischief, it failed.

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[Edna Barth; Richard Cuffari] -- A retelling of the Norse legend of how Balder, god of light and joy, was brought down by the evil Loki with an arrow made of Balder and the mistletoe book.

A retelling of the Norse legend of how Balder, god of light and joy, was brought down by the evil Loki with an arrow made of mistletoe.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Balder and the mistletoe book Frigga's tears became the mistletoe's white berries. In the version of the story with a happy ending, Balder is restored to life, and Frigga is so grateful that she reverses the reputation of the offending plant--making it a symbol of love and promising to bestow a kiss upon anyone who passes under it.

Mistletoe Folklore. A Clarion book A retelling Balder and the mistletoe book the Norse legend of how Balder, god of light and joy, was brought down by the evil Loki with an arrow made of mistletoe Access-restricted-itemPages: Balder and the Mistletoe [Edna Barth and Richard J.

Cuffari] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Edna Barth and Richard J. Cuffari. Be that as it may, certain it is that the mistletoe, the instrument of Balder's death, has been regularly gathered for the sake of its mystic qualities on Midsummer Eve in Scandinavia, Balder's home.

The plant is found commonly growing on pear-trees, oaks, and other trees in thick damp woods throughout the more temperate parts of Sweden. Hod threw the mistletoe and hit Balder straight in the heart, just like that, Balder fell to the ground dead.

Balder and the mistletoe book was so upset, they decided that Balder should have a proper funeral. The Gods had his funeral on Ringhorn, when Balder's wife, Nanna showed up, she died of a broken heart and was laid with Balder to be pushed into the sea on.

Abstract. The reader may remember that the preceding account of the popular fire-festivals of Europe was suggested by the myth of the Norse god Balder, who is said to have been slain by a branch of mistletoe and burnt in a great fire.

We have now to enquire how far the customs which have been passed in review help to shed light on the myth. In this enquiry it may be convenient to begin with Author: James George Frazer. Abstract. T he reader may remember that the preceding account of the popular fire-festivals of Europe was suggested by the myth of the Norse god Balder, who is said to have been slain by a branch of mistletoe and burnt in a great fire.

We have now to enquire how far the customs which have been passed in review help to shed light on the myth. In this enquiry it may be convenient to begin with Author: James George Frazer. Balder is the name beauty, joy, purity, and peace, and is Odin's second son.

His wife is called Nanna and his son is called Forseti. Balder has a ship, the largest ever built, named Hringhorni, and a hall, called Breidablik.

Contents[show] The Prose Edda In the Gylfaginning section of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda Balder is described as follows. The second son of Odin is Baldr, and good things. Baldur vs MCU Thor Green_Tea Balder after getting hit with mistletoe can now feel anything, fight ends in death.

no bfr. 1 year ago. Rnd 2: Balder wins handily. 1 year ago. mystical powers of mistletoe have long been at the center of much folklore. One is associated with the Goddess Frigga.

The story is told that Mistletoe is the sacred plant of Frigga, goddess of love and the mother of Balder, the god of the summer sun. Balder had a dream of death that greatly alarmed his. [How Balder, the good and beautiful god, was done to death by a stroke of the mistletoe.] A deity whose life might in a sense be said to be neither in heaven nor on earth but between the two, was the Norse Balder, the good and beautiful god, the son of the great god Odin, and himself the wisest, mildest, best beloved of all the immortals.

The mystical power of mistletoe, and the tradition of kissing under this plant, owes its origin to the legend of Goddess Frigga and her son Balder. Frigga was the Goddess of Love and her son, Balder, was the God of the Summer Sun. Once, Balder dreamt of his death. He was obviously worried and told his mother about the strange dream.

Author: Hutton Ronald Title: Blood and mistletoe The history of the druids in Britain Year: Link download: Introduction.

This book has been in the making for twenty years, since one of the authors lived in Canada, a. This is the 2st God of the Series of the Norse Gods 2st is God Balder.

Now in This series I will be talking and showing pictures as I talk if I have something wrong please update me. Author: Hutton Ronald Title: Blood and mistletoe The history of the druids in Britain Year: Link download: Introduction.

What’s in a name. Where Druids are concerned, it seems, almost everything. It is very doubtful that anything like as much excitement would subsequently have been attached to these characters of ancient north-western. CHAPTER XV Balder the Beautiful. The Summer Sun-god--Blind Hodur--Nanna the Brave--The Light Battles--A Dread Omen--Balder's Dreams--Frigg's Alarm--World Vows taken--Odin descends to Hela--The Vala invoked--Her Prophecies--Loke's Evil Design--The Mistletoe Arrow of Pain--Balder is killed--Hermod's Mission--The Funeral of the God--Odin whispers--Hermod in Hela--Urd's Decree.

Click to read more about Baldur and the Mistletoe: A Myth of the Vikings by Margaret Hodges. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(1). Balder and the Mistletoe by Edna Barth,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).