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  • Odin
    March 21, 2022


    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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  • Viking Names
    May 17, 2020

    Viking Names

    The Viking age lasted from the 8th century AD until the 11th century AD with the primary language amongst the Norsemen being 'Old Norse'. Many of the names from this period are still common today throughout Scandinavia and even further...

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  • Leif Erikson
    May 12, 2020

    Leif Erikson

    Leif Erikson was a famous Icelandic explorer who was the first European to travel to the American continent, over 400 years before Christopher Columbus. Him and his men even set up a settlement on the Island of Newfoundland, the settlement...

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  • Tyr and Fenrir
    May 10, 2020

    Tyr - God of War in Norse Mythology

    Who was Tyr? Tyr was primarily known as the god of war in Norse Mythology and was renowned for his bravery, however he was also associated with justice and law. Although there were relatively few references to him in the...

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  • Baldur
    May 7, 2020


    In Norse Mythology Baldur was said to be the most beloved of all the Gods. He was the son of Odin and Frigg and had numerous siblings. Hodr was his only brother, however he also had several half brothers including...

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  • Fenrir biting Tyr's hand during the Binding of Fenrir
    May 4, 2020


    Who was Fenrir? In Norse Mythology Fenrir, also known as 'Fenrisúlfr' in Old Norse, which translates to 'Fenris Wolf' in modern English, was a giant dire-wolf who featured in Norse Sagas. Fenrir was described in the stories as being an abnormally large wolf, in the Prose...

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  • Thor - The God of Thunder in Norse Mythology
    April 24, 2020

    Thor - The God of Thunder in Norse Mythology

    In Norse Mythology Thor was the favourite son of Odin and the god of Thunder. He was one of the most referenced gods in Norse sagas, in addition to being the most worshipped amongst the people of the Viking age.  His...

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  • Bjorn Ironside
    April 14, 2020

    Bjorn Ironside

    Björn Ironside was a famous viking king who ruled over Sweden and was supposedly the son of Ragnar Lothbrok. In contrast to how he was depicted in the popular TV show Bjorn was actually the son of Ragnar and Aslaug,...

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  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    April 8, 2020

    Ragnar Lothbrok

    Ragnar Lothbrok was a legendary viking leader who lead numerous raids against the British Isles and northern France. The tales of his extraordinary exploits were immortalised by Icelandic sagas from the 13th century and more recently popularised by the TV show...

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