Draugablíkk

REAL HISTORY RETOLD
WHAT THEY NO LONGER TEACH IN UNIVERSITY CLASS

Kingdom No More

What happens over time if a kingdom — or an empire — loses its warriors while it becomes overly civilized, too wealthy, and so proud it loses common sense only to replace it with arrogance?

July 15, 2021 — From the time of the Huns to around the 700s AD, European warriors of Frankland (modern Germany and France combined, roughly speaking), Anglo-Saxon England, the Nordic countries, and elsewhere typically wielded two-edged straight, flat “Spatha” swords.

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Midsommarblót?

June 25, 2021 — Academia tend to push the theory Swedish Midsummer celebrations developed in Germany in the Middle Ages — and that Midsummer comes from a Christian holiday for John the Baptist that originally took place on June 24.

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Heathen “Summerblót” and Victory Feasts

June 20, 2021 — The Ynglinga saga indicates one of the great blóts (festivals) of the Viking Age (and earlier times) was in summer. The Old Norse text reads: “at sumri, þat var sigrblót” which roughly translates to “in summer, there was victory.” Read More >


Is There Truth in Norse Numbers?

February 7, 2021 — In Norse myth, the number 9, which can be inferred by multiplying three times three, is highly significant. An example is how Óðinn — who sacrificed himself, to himself — hung on the tree of life, Yggdrasill, for 9 days and nights until the secret of the runes was revealed to him. Read More >


The lost art of Varðlokkur, shamanic titles, and the forces of inner nature

January 27, 2021 — The spirit-world eventually breaks anyone capable of entering. But those who return become strong — especially at the broken places.

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Verjaseiðr: To Protect Oneself Against Evil And De

December 23, 2020 — Deer. Serpent. Wolf. Eagle. The kindred-animals of the Æsir can still be ridden by skilled truth-seekers in command of the spiritual.

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Yuletide: Jólnir, Jólfaðr, and Oskoreia: The Wild Hunt of the Ásgardians

December 21, 2020 — The winter solstice is upon us, and in this year of 2020, it occurred today — on the 21st of December at 11:02 CET.

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Álfablót — The Forgotten Rite of Ancestor Worship

October 30, 2020 — We have been asleep. That is how it happened. When they slaughtered our neighbors, we did not wake up. Read More >


Remembering the Raven

October 18, 2020 — “Hey,” I said. “Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are.” The birds turned, suspiciously, and stared at me with bright eyes.

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HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR DELIVER COURAGEOUS NEWS FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND. INSCRIBE YOURSELF TO STAY IN TOUCH.




HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR DELIVER COURAGEOUS NEWS FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND. INSCRIBE YOURSELF TO STAY IN TOUCH.