Norse Legends

The Epic Duel Between Thor and the Jotun Hrungnir

The Epic Duel Between Thor and the Jotun Hrungnir

By The StormCrow Nov 10, 2023

A race to Valhalla and a rude guest led to one of the most epic battles between Thor and a Stone Giant... and a headache that lasts to this day!

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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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Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without her

Beloved Frigg – no Fridays without her

By The StormCrow May 12, 2023

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

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Fylgja: the Norse Guardian Spirit

Fylgja: the Norse Guardian Spirit

By The StormCrow Mar 24, 2023

The Fylgja is a Norse guardian “spirit” that accompanies the living since their birth. A concept as old as time that exists in almost every culture around the globe. A...

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Harald Bluetooth, King of Denmark

Harald Bluetooth, King of Denmark

By The StormCrow Feb 5, 2021

Learn more here about the great Harald Bluetooth, unifier and King of Denmark!

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Viking Magic Wand

Viking Magic Wand

By The StormCrow May 15, 2020

In 1894, a curved metal rod was discovered in a 9th-10th century female grave in Romsdal, Norway. Scholars have debated its intention for years, shuffling between theories that it was a "fishing...

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The Curse of Andvari's Ring

The Curse of Andvari's Ring

By The StormCrow Feb 21, 2020

Undoubtedly one of the Vikings’ favorite stories, the legend is recounted in many ancient written sources, most of them slightly different from each other. Scenes from it are depicted on...

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