Baldr is a god in Norse mythology associated with light, wisdom, and courage, although he is never specifically defined as the god of any of these. He is best known for his dramatic death, which heralds the coming of Ragnarök, the end of the age of the Norse gods and the rebirth of the world.

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  • c. 1220
    The Death of Baldr is given its most complete treatment in the Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson.