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HOD

Norse Winter God

Also known as HODUR

The blind God of Darkness and Winter.

Another son of ODIN, he’s also BALDUR’s twin brother. Most twin Gods come in goodie-baddie editions, and as he killed his beautiful brother you’d be forgiven for thinking that HOD was a nasty sort. But actually he was tricked into it by LOKI. Read all about it in BALDUR’s entry.

The Gods were most upset, and HOD was killed by VALI in revenge. That might seem unfair, but then he shouldn’t have been chucking mistletoe about, should he?

HOD FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : HOD
Location : Scandinavia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Winter
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : HODUR
Popularity index : 17465

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Article last updated on 31 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "HOD: God of Winter from Norse mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 31 Oct. 2013. Web. 28 July 2014.

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