There has been a big variety of different burial rituals during Anicent Scandinavian times, and what these all mean we can only guess due to the lack of written down sources. There are however a lot of hints that has been left for us to be interpreted
Norse mythology is filled with magical heroes, jötunns, gods and places. It is also filled with extraordinary creatures with their own stories and personalities. We will go over some of them in this blogpost, hopefully you will run into a creature you haven’t heard of before and learn together with us.
This post is a somewhat continuation of the “Nine realms of Norse Mythology”, where we will take a closer look at who lives where, together with examples taken from old Norse tales. Follow along to Odin’s gigantic Valhalla, Ægir’s glistening golden hall and Tjasse’s Trymheim. Worth keeping in mind is that there also are examples of these tales hinted in archaeological artefacts, which makes them all more exciting.
A quick overview of the fate weaving Norns. Were there more than three norns? Where do their names originate from? And do they have connections to any of the gods from the norse pantheon? Find an answer to all of these and more questions from this article!
This article summarizes the past and present usage of the runes, as well as it explains exciting discoveries and the connection between different runic finds around Scandinavia. If you have ever wondered about what a futhark is, what we know about the runes or what Heilung is really singing about; this is the article for you
Overview of symbols throughout the human history. Including meanings, origins and occurrences of symbols like the Vegvisir, Aegishjalmur, Valknut, bindrunes, petroglyphs, viking symbols, sigils, icelandic staves aka galdrastafir, finno-ugri patterns, slavic symbols and other folk symbols