Norse Legends

The Viking Axe

The Viking Axe

By The StormCrow Jun 14, 2024

The mighty axe. Cheap, versatile and deadly!

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Volva, The Norse Witch

Volva, The Norse Witch

By The StormCrow May 31, 2024

Find out more about the Volvas, the fabled Norse witches and their highly respected role in Norse society.

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Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without Her

Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without Her

By The StormCrow May 3, 2024

Lady Frigg, Queen of Asgard, Lady of the Hall and patron of diplomacy. We wouldn’t have Fridays without her!

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The Creation of Midgard and Mankind

The Creation of Midgard and Mankind

By The StormCrow Apr 18, 2024

Do you know how the cosmos was created according to the Norse religion? The tale of the Three Brothers, Odin, Vili and Vé, the slaying of Ymir, the first giant,...

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The Viking daily life

The Viking daily life

By The StormCrow Apr 5, 2024

How was a normal day for a Viking? The ordinary nature of how the Norse peoples and Vikings lived day-to-day may surprise you. In fact, the daily life in the north...

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Freyr, the Lord of Plenty

Freyr, the Lord of Plenty

By The StormCrow Mar 7, 2024

Freyr is the God of virility, peace prosperity and good harvests. He is called the “Foremost of the Gods” in the Poetic Edda, a true Lord of Plenty!

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Hugin, Munin, Geri and Freki: The partnership between Wolf and Raven

Hugin, Munin, Geri and Freki: The partnership between Wolf and Raven

By The StormCrow Feb 9, 2024

Learn about the uncanny partnership between Raven and Wolf, mighty companions of the Allfather and teachers to mankind!

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The Kidnapping of Idun, the Goddess of Eternal Youth

The Kidnapping of Idun, the Goddess of Eternal Youth

By The StormCrow Jan 25, 2024

Having the power of granting youth and vigor through her golden fruits, Idun has a tremendous importance in the Norse pantheon. Learn more about Idun and her golden eplis here!

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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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The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt

By The StormCrow Dec 29, 2023

The Wild Hunt is a well-known myth: A ghostly leader and his group of hunters and hounds flying through the cold night sky during the winter solstice, as the winds...

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The Magic of Yule

The Magic of Yule

By The StormCrow Dec 21, 2023

Yule is a time for feasting, giving gifts, drinking, dancing, and decorating trees. A festive holiday that happens right by the end of the year. Sounds familiar? All those traditions that...

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Written on Stone: The Viking Runes

Written on Stone: The Viking Runes

By The StormCrow Dec 1, 2023

Much more than a writing system, the Runes represented the fates themselves. Even today their influence can still be felt, as many letters from our modern alphabet bear a striking resemblance to old...

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