In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which is shot by his blind brother Hodur. Hodur is tricked into doing so by Loki. When Baldur is sent to the Spirit World, Hela says she will give him back if everyone weeps for him. Loki dressed as an old woman refuses to weep so Baldur is lost to the Sprit World.

Loki as an Old Woman

In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which…

In Norse mythology, there is a war between the Winilers and the Vandals. Odin takes the side of the Vandals and his wife Frigga takes the side of the Winilers. Odin says he will help whoever he sees first the next morning. Frigga makes a plan that the women tie their long hair under their chins like a beard to disguise themselves as men and she moves the bed so Odin faces the window the women are standing near. He names them Long-Beards (Lombards) and helps them to victory.

Lombard Woman

In Norse mythology, there is a war between the Winilers and the Vandals. Odin takes the side of the…

An illustration of a 13th century mask of steel.

Mask of Steel

An illustration of a 13th century mask of steel.

An illustration of a mask from the statue of Thalia.

Thalia Mask

An illustration of a mask from the statue of Thalia.

Rabbits disguised as royalty to hide from a hunter.

Rabbits

Rabbits disguised as royalty to hide from a hunter.

The prince of the Frost Giants steals Thor's hammer. The Frost Prince agrees to return it if he can marry Freya, the goddess of beauty. In order to get it back, Thor dresses up as Freya and attends the giants' great feast. Upon return of the hammer, Thor shows himself and defeats all of the Frost Giants.

Tricking the Frost Prince

The prince of the Frost Giants steals Thor's hammer. The Frost Prince agrees to return it if he can…