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Posts By Alvtýra

“Midsommarblót” in the Ancient, Summery North

June 24, 2022 — The Icelandic Sagas tell how Christian, Viking chieftains sought to ban Midsummer rituals and replace them with Catholic celebrations. In more recent medieval sources from the 1500s, Swedish writer, cartographer, and ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus mentions midsummer bonfires. Those are no longer common in Sweden but are still practiced in Finland. Learn the Lore »


Waluburg: When the life of Óðinn returned

April 21, 2022 — Does the spirit world exist? That is a big mystery to many. Everyone wants to know if there is life after death. The answer is yes, there is life after death, and deep down everybody knows it. When you realize this, bringing it out from your subconscious, that is when your soul truly awakens. Walk with us into the shadows and back to the light to find out more.

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From Iceland to Mongolia: The Wild Horse Traits of a Viking Age Horse Breed

August 22, 2020 — The Icelandic horse is a small and sturdy horse breed that primarily hails from Norway, but was first developed in Iceland during the Viking Age. Learn the Lore »


Staying Alive: Health and diet in the Viking Age

May 2, 2020 — How did the Vikings manage to be almost always combat-ready when they drank A LOT and ate plenty of meat? Well, to start with, they only drank mead and ale. Some Jarls could afford wine if they had the trading connections to continental Europe or Kievan Rus’. Learn the Lore »



HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR BRING WORD FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND.




HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR BRING WORD FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND.