Saturday, February 4, 2017

New Mythologies: An Interview with Paul Waggener of Operation Werewolf

Source: Heathen Harvest

Piecing together bits of Norway's medieval history


Metal for Nordic Men? Amon Amarth's Representations of Vikings


Making Sense of Ker's Dates: the Origins of Beowulf and the Paleographers


Scandinavian Metal Attack. Mythical evil and Viking pose


"The Limits of my Language mean the Limits of my World": Multilingualism in Medieval Iceland


The Colour of Belief: Objects of Jasper, Opal, Chalcedony, and Obsidian from the Reykholt Churches


Torfi H. Tulinius. Hvers manns gagn. Hrafn Sveinbjarnarson and the social role of chieftains


Paganism Past and Ideas of Authenticity


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Elves and Sex

Source: Seo Helrune

Originally published December 14, 2016

Why Ghosts Haunt England at Christmas but Steer Clear of America

Source: Ancient Origins

Retaining Ancient Ways: Codex Runicus, How the Runic Script Survived in the Middle Ages

Source: Ancient Origins

Originally published December 18, 2016

10 facts about the Icelandic Yule Lads

Source: Iceland Monitor

The Saga of the Volsungs

Source: Daily Scandinavian

Norse Beer – Viking Style

Source: Daily Scandinavian

Listen to Björk perform two classic Icelandic Christmas songs

Source: Iceland Magazine

Globetrotting Vikings: The Raiding of Ireland

Source: History Channel

Are we Vikings or Scandinavians?

Source: The Norwegian American

Originally published December 16, 2016

10 Nordic Christmas Traditions You Can Try At Home

Source: Huffington Post

Originally published on December 15, 2016

Dressed up with bling stolen in Viking raids

Source: Viking Archaeology Blog