In the legends, Balder's mother and he dream that he will die.
Note also the bits of Scottish dialect in phrases such as "hae" for BARD (Welsh Bardd, Irish Bard): (1) An ancient Celtic poet, singer and harpist who recited heroic poems by memory.
These bards were the oral historians, political critics, eulogizers, and entertainers of their ancient societies.
See also ): A grave mound, i.e., an artificial hill built to cover or surround the tomb of an important figure.
Such burials were common in the neolithic period, and centuries later they haunted the folklore and literature of Europe long after Christianity displaced paganism.
See quartos, folios, and octavos, below.): In Norse mythology, the handsome, affectionate god Balder was among the best of the Aesir deities, the second child of Odin, born along with his blind twin brother, Hothr.