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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Death and Afterlife in Norse Paganism

Death and Afterlife in Norse Paganism

By The StormCrow May 17, 2024

Few subjects fascinate the human mind so much as its own mortality. The Norse Faith has many afterlives, and the concepts of absolute good or evil as well of eternal...

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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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Viking Slavery: The Tough Life of the Thrall

Viking Slavery: The Tough Life of the Thrall

By The StormCrow Mar 22, 2024

Life for thralls was clearly harsh. How harsh? Learn more here how was the life of a Slave in the Viking society.

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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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Goddess Gefion and the Creation of the Danish Island of Sjælland

Goddess Gefion and the Creation of the Danish Island of Sjælland

By The StormCrow Feb 23, 2024

According to the Prose Edda, the Island of Sjælland (Zealand) in Denmark was created in a single day by the Goddess Gefion, who ploughed the island from Sweden with the help...

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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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