Norse Legends

The Norse and Icelandic Calendar

The Norse and Icelandic Calendar

By The StormCrow Jan 12, 2024

How did the Vikings counted the time of the year before the adoption of the modern calendar? Learn about the old calendar used by the Norse and Icelandic peoples here.

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Draugr, The Nordic Living Dead

Draugr, The Nordic Living Dead

By The StormCrow Oct 12, 2023

The terrible living dead raise from their tombs to once again bring terror and mischief amongst the... Vikings?! Much more than a zombie or a ghost: a Norse mix of...

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Leif Erikson The Viking who Discovered America

Leif Erikson The Viking who Discovered America

By The StormCrow Sep 8, 2023

Leif Erikson is one of the most famous Norse figures in the world. His legacy lives on through many statues and even a day in his honor. This is the story...

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Old Norse Law and (some) Order

Old Norse Law and (some) Order

By The StormCrow Jul 21, 2023

The ancient Norse had a complicated system of honor and justice developed over many centuries, a system very similar to the British-American Common Law, based on judgement by their own peers,...

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Brunhilde, the most Famous of all Valkyries

Brunhilde, the most Famous of all Valkyries

By The StormCrow Oct 7, 2022

The epic tale of Brunhilde inspired storytellers for generations, creating classics in literature, movies and even operas. Learn more about Brunhilde, the most famous Valkyrie in Midgard!

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Floki of the Ravens and the Colonization of Iceland

Floki of the Ravens and the Colonization of Iceland

By The StormCrow Aug 27, 2021

Discover the true story of Floki of the Ravens, one of the most daring Viking navigators of all time and the Viking who mapped the way to Iceland.

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The Vikings in America

The Vikings in America

By The StormCrow Apr 16, 2021

Learn more about the first Europeans to ever set foot in the Americas, the Vikings!

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Who Was Erik the Red?

Who Was Erik the Red?

By The StormCrow Sep 25, 2020

Erik Torvaldsson, better known as Erik the Red is the founder of the first continuous settlement in Greenland. But who was Erik the Red? A brawly neighbor, a visionary settler...

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