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Community, Society, & History

Love and Marriage in Old Norse Literature

Love and Marriage in Old Norse Literature

Why actions speak louder than words when it comes to romance in the Icelandic sagas.

Viking Door ~ Stockholm, Sweden ~ Mik's Pics "Doors, Vinders und Gates l" board

Viking Door

Explore ultracuerpo's photos on Flickr. ultracuerpo has uploaded 466 photos to Flickr.

The Vale of York Hoard, a major trove of Viking artifacts discovered in 2007 in North Yorkshire. The hoard—likely buried around 920 A.D.—included 617 silver coins, a Frankish silver cup and Viking jewelry. (The British Museum) To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure' | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure'

New standards will ensure significant archaeological finds remain publicly accessible for study and enjoyment, the government says

This Door Is 909 Years Old - Built By The Hand Of Viking Craftsman In 1100 AD. Crafting was one of the past times for the vikings, one amazing craft by a viking was this door that survived through the years. Cool Doors, Unique Doors, Porte Cochere, Norse Vikings, Ancient Vikings, Iron Age, Interesting History, Door Knockers, Doorway
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How different were Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Vikings? Danish Vikings, Viking People, Norwegian Vikings, 11th Century, Viking Age, Different, Medieval, History, Ancestry

How Different Were Swedish, Danish And Norwegian Vikings? - About History

The Danish Vikings, also known as Danes, were the most politically organized of the different types of Vikings.

The Early History of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings and More... - About History Viking Life, Viking Art, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Medieval Art, Medieval Swords, Le Far West, Norse Mythology
Old NorseMedieval Swords

The Early History Of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings And More... - About History

References in Pytheas, Pomponius Mela, Pliny the Elder, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Procopius, Jordanes. Archaeological remains indicate Roman connections in the 3rd

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt) Free Printable Vikings Ks2, Norse Vikings, Rune Viking, Viking Life, Viking Ship, Viking Woman, Vikings For Kids, Viking Facts, Dragon Party
Vikings Ks2Viking WomanVikings For KidsViking FactsDragon Party

Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

My 9-year-old son loves codes, history, and treasure hunts. This activity combines all three. When he got home from after school, I han...

The Realm of Ice and Fire Icelandic Sagas, Viking People, Arctic Landscape, Creation Myth, Early Middle Ages, Hot Springs, Deities, Vikings
Icelandic SagasViking PeopleCreation MythEarly Middle Ages

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

Ragnar Lothbrok, the Fearless Viking Hero of Norse History Lagertha, Ragnar Lothbrok Vikings, Alexander Ludwig, Silky Terrier, Viking Warrior, Thigh Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Golden Retrievers, Brad Pitt

The Story Of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

Historical evidence as to the existence of Ragnar Lothbrok is debatable. What information can be gathered about the legendary Viking king comes from Old Norse

Since Vikings were "Raiders" they of course needed weapons, so these are some of the things they used. As you can see there hand made from wood and stone. In center you can see knives and other sharp weapons, but surrounding them are axes.

Medieval London – free gallery | Museum of London

Learn about life in medieval London, from Vikings and Saxons to the Tudors and the accession of Queen Elizabeth I, for free at the Museum of London.

Researchers suggested that the Vikings went on raiding because of the shortage of eligible women whom they could marry. Is this Why Vikings raided? Viking Warrior, Irish Warrior, Viking Art, Female Viking, Viking Battle, Warrior Women, Celtic Warriors, Norse Vikings, Norse Mythology
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Timeline Of The Viking Era And Why Did It Stop - About History

The reign of the Vikings started when Norwegian Vikings went westwards and southwards in Europe in the search for gold and rich goods to be plundered. So did

On both sides of my family my heritage traces back to Viking ancestors . This is a neat Viking invasion map. Unfortunately Waterford, the oldest of all Hiberno-Norse settlements, seems to be missing. European History, British History, World History, Ancient History, Family History, Uk History, Ancient Aliens, History Facts, American History
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Attack routes, in the north west. They terrorized every port, beach and river they could land on.

Viking trelleborg is Viking defensive structure. Though the Vikings copied this structure, the archaeologists believed the Viking forts were the strictest and most geometrical precise. Viking House, Viking Life, Medieval, Viking Village, Germanic Tribes, Viking Culture, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, History Of Vikings
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Viking Fort 950 - 1000 AD

Gokstad ship 900 CE: The Gokstad ship is a Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. Viking Longboat, Viking People, Under Decks, Phoenix Homes, Archaeological Discoveries, Viking Ship, In Ancient Times, Small Boats, Ancient Artifacts
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10 Oldest Ships In The World Which Have Survived To This Day - About History

The Gokstad ship is a 9th-century Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at

Millenium-old Viking burial boat unearthed under a market square in Norway Viking Ship, Viking Age, Viking Facts, Viking People, Germanic Tribes, Medieval World, Living In Europe, Ancient Mysteries, Norse Mythology
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10 Oldest Ships In The World Which Have Survived To This Day - About History

The Gokstad ship is a 9th-century Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at

Mythology & Folkore

Beautiful pyrography artwork depicting Frigg, Norse goddess of wisdom and foreknowledge, wife of Odin and mother of Baldr with three sacred birds (hawk,. Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin Goddess Art, Goddess Of Love, Moon Goddess, Symbole Viking, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Sacred Feminine, Asatru, Gods And Goddesses
Goddess ArtGoddess Of LoveMoon GoddessOld NorseGods And Goddesses

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts on DeviantArt

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

The goat, a symbol of Thor, became a symbol of Yule and a customary sacrifice. Perhaps referring to the myth in which Thor could slaughter his goats then revive them the day after with a blow from his hammer; a symbol of resurrection.

Daily Histoire

Allison Cimino of RockLove Jewelry (www.RockLove.com) is inspired by world travel, eras of history, and ancient cultures. Each collection begins with immersive research, shared here. Daily facts,...

The Realm of Ice and Fire Icelandic Sagas, Viking People, Arctic Landscape, Creation Myth, Early Middle Ages, Hot Springs, Deities, Vikings
Icelandic SagasViking PeopleCreation MythEarly Middle Ages

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

Who was Norse God of Love? Any god in the Norse pantheon embodied certain qualities that could distinguish them from others. In Norse mythology, there was also the god of love, in the sense of loving and being loved. She was goddess Freya - Norse God of L Thor, Norse Goddess, Valkyrie Norse Mythology, Wolf Goddess, Celtic Mythology, Female Armor, Norse Vikings, Sacred Feminine, Asatru
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Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

Brunhilde throws herself into Siegfried's arms, illustration from Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, Arthur Rackham Illustration for Wagner's Ring Cycle (Der Ring des Nibelungen) Arthur Rackham, Illustrations, Book Illustration, Richard Wagner, Ecole Art, Fairytale Art, Mythology, Fantasy Art, Fairy Tales
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Arthur Rackham – part 4

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. Arthur Rackham's works have become very popular since his death, both in North America and Britain. His images have been widely used by the greeting card industry and many of his books are still in print or have been recently available in both paperback and hardback editions. His…

am a man of the norse shirt Mythological Creatures of Norse Mythology!Mythological Creatures of Norse Mythology! Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Mythological Monsters, Viking Symbols, Viking Art, Viking Myths, Beltaine, Norse Tattoo
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I am a man of the norse shirt

Discover I Am A Man Of The Norse Sweatshirt, a custom product made just for you by Teespring. With world-class production and customer support, your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Home & Family

homes and artifacts. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking House, Viking Life, Iron Age, Viking Village, Viking Culture, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Norse Mythology
Viking VillageOld Norse

The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia

Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…

Viking "Sword" Discovered in Cork

Viking Sword Discovered in Cork

Irish America Magazine

Viking

Viking Sword Close Up Courtesy BAM Ireland

A close-up of the human figure hilt carving. (Photo: Courtesy BAM Ireland)

Fashion Faire

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order to Stay Warm in Those Cold North Winters? - About History Viking Warrior, Viking People, Viking Ship, Fantasy Warrior, Stay Warm, Scandinavian, Darth Vader, Cold, History
Viking WarriorViking PeopleStay Warm

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order To Stay Warm In Those Cold North Winters? - About History

The Vikings were Norse or Scandinavian people famous for being pirates, explorers, and merchants who raided and colonized areas in Europe. Norsemen used their

Love and Marriage in Old Norse Literature

Love and Marriage in Old Norse Literature

Why actions speak louder than words when it comes to romance in the Icelandic sagas.

Viking Door ~ Stockholm, Sweden ~ Mik's Pics "Doors, Vinders und Gates l" board

Viking Door

Explore ultracuerpo's photos on Flickr. ultracuerpo has uploaded 466 photos to Flickr.

Beautiful pyrography artwork depicting Frigg, Norse goddess of wisdom and foreknowledge, wife of Odin and mother of Baldr with three sacred birds (hawk,. Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin Goddess Art, Goddess Of Love, Moon Goddess, Symbole Viking, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Sacred Feminine, Asatru, Gods And Goddesses
Goddess ArtGoddess Of LoveMoon GoddessOld NorseGods And Goddesses

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts on DeviantArt

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

The Vale of York Hoard, a major trove of Viking artifacts discovered in 2007 in North Yorkshire. The hoard—likely buried around 920 A.D.—included 617 silver coins, a Frankish silver cup and Viking jewelry. (The British Museum) To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure' | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure'

New standards will ensure significant archaeological finds remain publicly accessible for study and enjoyment, the government says

The goat, a symbol of Thor, became a symbol of Yule and a customary sacrifice. Perhaps referring to the myth in which Thor could slaughter his goats then revive them the day after with a blow from his hammer; a symbol of resurrection.

Daily Histoire

Allison Cimino of RockLove Jewelry (www.RockLove.com) is inspired by world travel, eras of history, and ancient cultures. Each collection begins with immersive research, shared here. Daily facts,...

This Door Is 909 Years Old - Built By The Hand Of Viking Craftsman In 1100 AD. Crafting was one of the past times for the vikings, one amazing craft by a viking was this door that survived through the years. Cool Doors, Unique Doors, Porte Cochere, Norse Vikings, Ancient Vikings, Iron Age, Interesting History, Door Knockers, Doorway
Ancient VikingsInteresting HistoryDoor KnockersDoorway

How different were Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Vikings? Danish Vikings, Viking People, Norwegian Vikings, 11th Century, Viking Age, Different, Medieval, History, Ancestry

How Different Were Swedish, Danish And Norwegian Vikings? - About History

The Danish Vikings, also known as Danes, were the most politically organized of the different types of Vikings.

homes and artifacts. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking House, Viking Life, Iron Age, Viking Village, Viking Culture, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Norse Mythology
Viking VillageOld Norse

The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia

Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…

Viking "Sword" Discovered in Cork

Viking Sword Discovered in Cork

Irish America Magazine

Viking

Viking Sword Close Up Courtesy BAM Ireland

A close-up of the human figure hilt carving. (Photo: Courtesy BAM Ireland)

The Early History of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings and More... - About History Viking Life, Viking Art, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Medieval Art, Medieval Swords, Le Far West, Norse Mythology
Old NorseMedieval Swords

The Early History Of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings And More... - About History

References in Pytheas, Pomponius Mela, Pliny the Elder, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Procopius, Jordanes. Archaeological remains indicate Roman connections in the 3rd

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt) Free Printable Vikings Ks2, Norse Vikings, Rune Viking, Viking Life, Viking Ship, Viking Woman, Vikings For Kids, Viking Facts, Dragon Party
Vikings Ks2Viking WomanVikings For KidsViking FactsDragon Party

Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

My 9-year-old son loves codes, history, and treasure hunts. This activity combines all three. When he got home from after school, I han...

The Realm of Ice and Fire Icelandic Sagas, Viking People, Arctic Landscape, Creation Myth, Early Middle Ages, Hot Springs, Deities, Vikings
Icelandic SagasViking PeopleCreation MythEarly Middle Ages

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

The Realm of Ice and Fire Icelandic Sagas, Viking People, Arctic Landscape, Creation Myth, Early Middle Ages, Hot Springs, Deities, Vikings
Icelandic SagasViking PeopleCreation MythEarly Middle Ages

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

Ragnar Lothbrok, the Fearless Viking Hero of Norse History Lagertha, Ragnar Lothbrok Vikings, Alexander Ludwig, Silky Terrier, Viking Warrior, Thigh Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Golden Retrievers, Brad Pitt

The Story Of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

Historical evidence as to the existence of Ragnar Lothbrok is debatable. What information can be gathered about the legendary Viking king comes from Old Norse

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order to Stay Warm in Those Cold North Winters? - About History Viking Warrior, Viking People, Viking Ship, Fantasy Warrior, Stay Warm, Scandinavian, Darth Vader, Cold, History
Viking WarriorViking PeopleStay Warm

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order To Stay Warm In Those Cold North Winters? - About History

The Vikings were Norse or Scandinavian people famous for being pirates, explorers, and merchants who raided and colonized areas in Europe. Norsemen used their