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Loki, a god of the Scandinavian mythology, in which he plays a part somewhat analogous to that of Mercury in classical niythology. He was older than the AEsir, on whom he played many tricks, and was handsome, wise, and crafty, and the cause of much strife. Among his deeds was the bringing about of the death of Balder.