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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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  • Runes
    April 19, 2020


    Runes were the written versions of the Germanic languages of medieval Europe. They were later discarded in favour of the latin alphabet around the time that Northern Europe and Scandinavia was christianised, However there is still a large amount of...

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  • Gungnir - The Spear of Odin
    April 15, 2020

    Gungnir - The Spear of Odin

    In Norse mythology Gungnir was the name given to Odin's trusty spear. Being a god of war Odin was often depicted with Gungnir by his side and was wielding it in many of the norse sagas in which he appeared. This...

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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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  • Ivar the Boneless
    April 6, 2020

    Ivar the Boneless

    Was Ivar the Boneless? Ivar Ragnarsson also known as 'Ivar the Boneless' was a viking chieftain who lead the infamous great heathen army in an invasion of medieval England during the 9th century AD. If the Norse sources are to be...

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  • jormungandr - viking style
    April 3, 2020

    Jormungandr - The Midgard Serpent

    Who was Jormungandr? The nine realms of Norse mythology were inhabited by a variety of weird and wonderful creatures. Whilst many were good in nature, many were also terrifying and vicious monsters so powerful that they posed a threat to the Gods...

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  • Loki
    April 2, 2020


    Loki was perhaps the most infamous of all the Norse Gods, often referred to as 'the trickster' he was notoriously mischievous. His relationship with the other Gods was somewhat complicated, he both helped and sabotaged them in equal measure depending on...

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  • Asgard
    March 26, 2020


    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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