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The Creatures of Yggdrasil In Norse Mythology

The Creatures of Yggdrasil How many creatures of Yggdrasil are there? In the poem known as the Grímnismál, Odin speaks of many creatures who have made Yggdrasil their home. Odin describes that Hel lives...

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The 18 Spell Songs of Odin

The 18 Spell Songs of Odin The Rúnatal is a subsection of the Hávamál that describes Odin’s discovery of the runes. During this episode, the most wise of the gods sacrifices himself to himself...

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How Many Names Does Odin Have?

How Many Names Does Odin Have? Odin was known to the Germanic tribes by many differing names. The reasons for this vary but have to do with two main items of observation. First, no...

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History of the Berserkers

History of the Berserkers The history of the berserkers is about as dramatic and intense as it gets. As they moved forward into battle, the troop would be completely but ass naked except for...

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Basics of Asatru

There is knowledge you must seek and obtain before you can understand the true nature of the runes. Likewise, there are things to know and experience before you earn the right to wear the...

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Black Sun Censorship

Regarding the Black Sun and its Censorship The Gods our ancestors knew were usurped and dethroned. However, we are changing that paradigm, bringing their presence back to Midgard. Beyond the revival of our ancient...

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Norse Mythological Creatures

List of Top Norse Mythological Creatures From the sea, to land and sky, the Ancient Norse believed in ancient creatures that shared their abode. From Midgard and beyond here is our top list of...

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Pagan Holidays: Celebrating the Heathen Spirit

YULE December 21st Other names: Winter Solstice, Midwinter, Yuletide   A Germanic pagan holiday that has linguistic roots only among the Germanic-speaking people. Historically, Yule was celebrated for 3 days starting on December 21st....

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The Top 5 Runestones from Around the World

The Top 5 Runestones: A runestone is, as you may expect, a stone or boulder with a runic inscription. Most runestones were created between the 4th and 12th Century by the Vikings, or Norsemen,...

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The Siege of Paris: A Day to be Remembered

The Siege of Paris: Sacked by Vikings The notorious Viking hero, Ragnar Lodbrok is part legend and part historic fact. His tales of conquest and adventure are weaved into Norse mythology and history books,...

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The Beaker Culture of Ancient Europe

The Bell-Beaker Culture, which is often shortened to Beaker Culture, is a widely scattered archaeological culture of ancient Europe, which began in the late Neolithic era and ran into the early Bronze Age. Where...

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Irminsul: Heathen Symbol of the Anglo Saxon Pagans

The Irminsul Throughout the years, next to the Thor’s Hammer or the Valknut, the Irminsul has gotten to be a primary position among the most imperative heathen symbols among the ancient northern religion and...

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History of Rollo the Exiled

Rollo (c. 846 – c. 932), known as Ganger-Hrólf (or as Göngu Hrólfr in the Old Norse dialect), and absolved Robert, was a Viking who turned into the first leader of Normandy, a locale...

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Norse Creation Myth: Between Fire and Ice

The Norse creation myth tells the tale of how everything came into life in the space between ice and fire. The story talks about how gods created the home planet of humans. Before the...

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The Valkyries of Odin: Choosers of the Slain

The Valkyries Valkyries are female spirits or simply demigoddesses in Norse mythology. A Valkyrie known as “chooser of the slain” is among the numerous female figures that choose people who may die in battle...

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9 Legendary Germanic Creatures

Germanic creatures are some of the oldest and monstrous figures that humans encountered in the past. The word ‘Germanic’ given to these monstrous figures does not mean that they belonged to the land of...

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Battle of Teutoburg: The Greatest Defeat of Roman History

On September 9 A.D, Publius Quinctilius Varus led three Roman legions through the Teutoburg Forest from the Weser River towards their more permanent bases along the Rhine. The conditions presented heavy rains and dense...

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A Brief History on the Viking Raid on Lindisfarne during 793AD

The Viking Raid on Lindisfarne: A Day to be Remembered It was in the year of 793 A.D. when Viking raiders ventured forth and attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne. The norsemen delivered a sharp...

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Ravens of Odin: Huginn and Muninn

It is said that Odin is the “most astounding and most antiquated of the Aesir“. It is additionally said that Odin “rules all things, and mighty though the other gods are, yet they submit...

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Forge a Pathway to the Gods

Forging a pathway to the gods means to follow the path least taken. It means Blood, Sweat, and Guts. It’s an obsession with self enhancement that never stops. In Odin’s footsteps we follow a...

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Go Upwards. Every Action. Every Deed. Every Moment.

Real champions do not get lost on roads that lead to nowhere. Their map is instinct. They trust their gut & they follow their path relentlessly. When the warrior ethos is colonized deep within...

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Zach Bennett of Viking Fitness Ascends to the Gods

I recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Zach Bennett, the proprietor of Viking Fitness.  In our discussions of strength and the gods, he exhibited some of his skills climbing the boulders of...

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Viking Workout: The Aesir 9 Set Method

Viking Workout: The Aesir 9 Set Method The most brutal viking workout and training method in Iron Alchemy is the Aesir 9 Set Method. In my experience I have been able to pack on...

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Runes of Power: Harnessing the Heathen Power

Runes of Power: Symbols serve as bastions of individual and group power for those who understand its proper usage. In another perspective, they are tools of communication which come from the gods. With both...

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Hail to Heathen Health!

The body is our ultimate tool, and as such deserves much of our attention. It is the thing which is closest to us; The object that we most intimately know. Not only do we...