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  • Odin
    March 28, 2020

    Odin

    In Norse Mythology Odin was the primary god amongst the Aesir clan, widely accepted to be the higher tier of Gods, who ruled the nine realms from his throne in Asgard. Often refereed to as the 'Allfather' he was an extremely complex...

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  • Asgard
    March 26, 2020

    Asgard

    Asgard was one of the nine realms of Norse Cosmology. It was associated with the Aesir tribe of Gods, and served as their homeland. The Aesir were considered the higher tier Gods in Norse Mythology and included Gods such as;...

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  • Freya
    March 24, 2020

    Freya

    In Norse Mythology Freya, also known as Freyja and Freja, was a goddess of the Vanir tribe, one of the two main groups of gods. She was born as one half of a pair of twins, her brother being Freyr....

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  • Valkyries
    March 20, 2020

    Valkyries

    In Norse Mythology the Valkyries are a group of female spirits who help the God Odin. They would guide the souls of slain warriors to the halls of Valhalla where they would wait until they were called to fight once again...

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  • Viking Shields
    March 13, 2020

    Viking Shields

    Viking age warfare was brutal and chaotic with swords, axes and arrows all flying around at the same time. Due to these many threats the Vikings had to develop methods of defence to protect themselves from harm. Along with their...

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  • Viking Ships
    February 28, 2020

    Viking Ships

    As a seafaring people the Vikings were heavily reliant on their ship building skills to maintain their way of life. Due to the geography of their native terrain, the numerous waterways and lakes and the long coastline it was vital...

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  • Ragnarok
    February 24, 2020

    Ragnarok

    In many religions there exists an apocalyptic event which symbolises the end of the world and the human race, Norse mythology is no different. According to the Vikings this would be known as Ragnarok, which would be a series of...

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  • Top 10 Norse Goddesses
    February 17, 2020

    Top 10 Norse Goddesses

    Freyja In Norse Mythology Freya (Spelt Freyja in Old Norse) was originally a Vanir Goddess, however she spent most of her time living with the Aesir because she was sent there as one of the hostages to ensure the peace...

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  • What is Asatru?
    February 15, 2020

    What is Asatru?

    Asatru is a neo-pagan religion that emerged with a revival of the old viking age beliefs during the 20th century. It is a polytheistic religion which worships numerous Gods, with its practitioners often referred to as 'heathens'. The pre-christian belief...

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