Norse Legends

Knives the Vikings Used: The Seax

Knives the Vikings Used: The Seax

By The StormCrow Mar 20, 2020

Learn about the Seax Knife: an unsung hero in the Viking arsenal.

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The Story of Harald Fairhair, First King of Norway and a True Viking

The Story of Harald Fairhair, First King of Norway and a True Viking

By The StormCrow Feb 28, 2020

The history of the first king of Norway Harald Fairhair and how he managed to unite petty chieftains under his own banner.

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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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Bjorn Ironside: Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Legendary King of Sweden

Bjorn Ironside: Son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Legendary King of Sweden

By The StormCrow Feb 14, 2020

Explore the legendary life of Bjorn Ironside, son of the fabled Ragnar Lothbrok and King of Sweden!

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8 Viking myths busted

8 Viking myths busted

By The StormCrow Nov 21, 2019

The Norse and Viking history is surely the stuff of legends. However, how many of those legends were real? Find out here as we bust 8 of the most common...

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The Viking King – Generosity could mean strength

The Viking King – Generosity could mean strength

By The StormCrow Nov 16, 2019

 As in any society, the Viking kings were rightfully considered the most powerful people around. Having the highest social status, however,  was also associated with responsibilities and certain requirements, certain...

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Norwegian Trolls

Norwegian Trolls

By The StormCrow Nov 12, 2019

Trolls are one of the mythical creatures that are portrayed in popular culture on a regular basis. We’ve seen them helping Queen Elsa in Frozen, trying to cook Hobbits in...

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Researcher claims that Vikings did NOT use the shield wall in battle

Researcher claims that Vikings did NOT use the shield wall in battle

By The StormCrow Oct 11, 2019

According to Rolf Warming, an archaeologist and researcher at the University of Copenhagen, the Vikings did not use shield walls in combat. A typical Viking shield was relatively small and...

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The journey to Hel by the hero Hadding from the Gesta Danorum (History of the Danes)

The journey to Hel by the hero Hadding from the Gesta Danorum (History of the Danes)

By The StormCrow Oct 6, 2019

While he was living with Ragnhild, Hadding had another mysterious experience. A woman appeared bearing some herbs. Wishing to know where such herbs grew in winter, Hadding went with this...

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Ragnar Lothbrok

Ragnar Lothbrok

By The StormCrow Sep 23, 2019

Discover the incredible history of the true Ragnar Lothbrok: Viking, Hero and Legend!

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Triskele, the Triple Horn of Odin

Triskele, the Triple Horn of Odin

By The StormCrow Sep 10, 2019

The Triskele, also known as the Triple Horn of Odin is a symbol consisting of three interlocked drinking horns, commonly worn or displayed as a sign of commitment to the norse faith. ...

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Social

Social

By The StormCrow Sep 9, 2019

Social cause. Because every warrior needs something to fight for.

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