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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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  • Norse Mythology
    February 8, 2020

    Norse Mythology

    What is Norse Mythology? Norse Mythology was the pre-christian pagan belief system of the Northern Germanic peoples who inhabited Scandinavia in the Viking age. During this time the religion didn't have an official name, simply being known as the 'tradition'. It was...

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  • The 9 realms explained - Norse Cosmology
    February 5, 2020

    The 9 realms explained - Norse Cosmology

    In Norse mythology Yggdrasil, the tree of life, was the centre of the universe and connected all of the 9 worlds. The 9 realms were home to the various beings that were part of the religion of the Norse and Germanic...

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  • Viking Symbols and the Meanings Behind Them
    February 3, 2020

    Viking Symbols and the Meanings Behind Them

    1. Mjölnir - Thor's Hammer In Norse mythology 'Mjölnir' refers to the hammer wielded by the God of thunder, Thor. This name translates from old norse to mean something similar to ‘crusher’ in english. Mjolnir featured often in Norse sagas...

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  • Modern Day Vikings?
    January 27, 2020

    Modern Day Vikings?

    There are many people who identify with the phrase 'modern viking' through style, religion, music and even full re-enactment, but what is it that really makes someone a modern day Viking?
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  • 12 Famous Viking Warriors You Should Know
    January 27, 2020

    12 Famous Viking Warriors You Should Know

    History remembers the Vikings as fierce warriors and pioneers who lead raids throughout northern Europe in the 9th and 10th Century AD. The norsemen respected strength therefore being a viking leader was no easy task. Here are our top 10 picks for the...

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  • Top 5 Norse Gods You Need To Know About-VikingStyle
    September 18, 2019

    Top 5 Norse Gods You Need To Know About

    The Norse Gods There are two main clans in Norse mythology which separate most of thee gods, these being; the Aesir and the Vanir. The Aesir includes gods such as Odin, Frigg, Thor, Balder and Loki. The Vanir includes gods...

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  • What weapons did the Vikings use?
    March 29, 2019

    What weapons did the Vikings use?

    There is not a huge amount of evidence about what the Vikings used as weapons apart from a few archaeological finds and writings in norse sagas from the 14th century. The Havmal, a Viking book which was said to be the...

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