Norse Legends

Njord, the God of the Sea

Njord, the God of the Sea

By The StormCrow Oct 5, 2023

Njord is the God of the sea, its wealth and bounty. He is one of the most important Gods of the Norse pantheon and widely worshiped by traders and fishermen.

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Odin and Geirroth: Not Even Odin Could Change Fate

Odin and Geirroth: Not Even Odin Could Change Fate

By The StormCrow Sep 22, 2023

Fate or Wyrd can be hard to understand even for the wisest of the Gods. When Allfather Odin tried to change the destiny of a nation by altering who would...

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Ullr, God of the Hunt and Regent of Asgard

Ullr, God of the Hunt and Regent of Asgard

By Daniel Frank Sep 14, 2023

The God Ullr is a master hunter, provider, Oath keeper, regent of Asgard and even likely the inventor of ice skiing. Truly one of the most important Gods of the North!

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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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Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods  Part 2 of 2

Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods Part 2 of 2

By The StormCrow Aug 25, 2023

Meaning “Fate of the Gods” in old Norse, Ragnarök is the end of days, the apocalyptic when an age finishes. Ragnarök is a prophecy of what was to come, a detailed description of...

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Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods  Part 1 of 2

Ragnarok, the Twilight of the Gods Part 1 of 2

By The StormCrow Aug 18, 2023

Meaning “Fate of the Gods” in old Norse, Ragnarök is the end of days, the apocalyptic event when an age finishes. Ragnarök is a prophecy of what was to come, a...

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Norse Jewelry During the Viking Age

Norse Jewelry During the Viking Age

By The StormCrow Aug 11, 2023

Norse jewelry presented a diverse array of adornments for both men and women. These included neck rings, necklaces, bracelets, finger and toe rings, armrings, earrings, amulets and pendants, armbands, beads,...

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Norse Clothing during the Viking Age

Norse Clothing during the Viking Age

By The StormCrow Aug 4, 2023

Despite the common depiction of the Norse peoples and Vikings in particular as rough, grimy, and violent, they were, in reality, a refined culture that placed great emphasis on personal...

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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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Viking Spears

Viking Spears

By The StormCrow Jul 7, 2023

The true kings of the battlefield during the Viking Age, Spears are deadly, practical and cheap to make. The favored weapon of Allfather Odin, the spear was the most commonly...

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Viking Beer: Brewed with Stones!

Viking Beer: Brewed with Stones!

By The StormCrow Jun 23, 2023

How Vikings brew their beer: Found predominantly on central Norway, fire-cracked stones are shedding a new light on the story of how Norwegian farms were developed over the millennia and,...

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Tyr, God of War, Law and Justice

Tyr, God of War, Law and Justice

By The StormCrow Jun 16, 2023

Who is the God Tyr? Patron of Law, Justice and War, the three were often the same for a Viking! Read more here.

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