Vikings and Norse mythology

Valhalla - The hall of the slain

Valhalla - The hall of the slain

Valhalla, a majestic hall with shields as roof, spears as rafters and chain mail as seats. A hall where the food and drinks never ends. If we read the myths...

Valhalla - The hall of the slain

Valhalla, a majestic hall with shields as roof, spears as rafters and chain mail as seats. A hall where the food and drinks never ends. If we read the myths...

Viking funeral - Norse pagan belief and traditions

Viking funeral - Norse pagan belief and traditions

Some of the norse pagan and viking traditions are often misunderstood or wrongly portrayed. One of them is the Viking funeral. Hollywood usually makes a scene when the dead body...

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Viking funeral - Norse pagan belief and traditions

Some of the norse pagan and viking traditions are often misunderstood or wrongly portrayed. One of them is the Viking funeral. Hollywood usually makes a scene when the dead body...

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Norse pagan individual, the viking soul

Norse pagan individual, the viking soul

When reading the Norse mythology we can get an idea which parts that created a viking soul and made the individual whole. The norse pagan individual could be divided into...

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Norse pagan individual, the viking soul

When reading the Norse mythology we can get an idea which parts that created a viking soul and made the individual whole. The norse pagan individual could be divided into...

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The vikings and theirs axes

The vikings and theirs axes

When we picture a viking, we often picture him or her with an axe in hand. Maybe combined with a round shield. Swords were used but not every viking could...

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The vikings and theirs axes

When we picture a viking, we often picture him or her with an axe in hand. Maybe combined with a round shield. Swords were used but not every viking could...

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Everyday life at the Viking age farm

Everyday life at the Viking age farm

When we hear about the vikings we often hear the stories about their travels far from home. Barbaric vikings with their ships, raiding villages. I wouldn’t say these stories are...

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Everyday life at the Viking age farm

When we hear about the vikings we often hear the stories about their travels far from home. Barbaric vikings with their ships, raiding villages. I wouldn’t say these stories are...

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Norse Goddess Freya - as beautiful as she is dangerous

Norse Goddess Freya - as beautiful as she is da...

Meet the norse goddess Freya. She is as beautiful as she is dangerous. Sometimes she travels in a beautiful carriage pulled by cats. Sometimes she chooses to ride her boar. Freya...

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Norse Goddess Freya - as beautiful as she is da...

Meet the norse goddess Freya. She is as beautiful as she is dangerous. Sometimes she travels in a beautiful carriage pulled by cats. Sometimes she chooses to ride her boar. Freya...

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