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Land-Spirits, III: Dealing with New Neighbors

☞ Before reading: This is part III of the (slightly modified) written form of the Fjörn’s Hall Podcast episode titled “Landvættir: The Land-Spirits of the Medieval North.” You may listen […]

Advice from Odin, II: New Year

Some folk say that a new year means little more than a changing date, but most people see this time is an opportunity for renewal. For those seeking to better […]

Advice from Odin, I: Drinking

This advice is always good to follow, but I tend to share it the most around New Year’s (for fairly obvious reasons). That said, whether it is that time of […]

Land-Spirits, I: What Are They?

In the next few Hearthside History posts, we’re going to talk about the landvættir, or the land-spirits of the medieval North. A lot of folk hear about them whenever October […]

#GunnarsGang, IV

Occasionally, the Hall’s companion Gunnar Hnefataflsson embarks on a mission to promote the sagas of the medieval North, the scholarship that surrounds them, and discover new stories that have been inspired […]

#GunnarsGang, II

Occasionally, the Hall’s companion Gunnar Hnefataflsson embarks on a mission to promote the sagas of the medieval North, the scholarship that surrounds them, and discover new stories that have been inspired […]

Concerning Overworking

As busy as the Master Builder burdening Svadilfari with stone,[1] the book-grove dweller,[2] the brain-gilder,[3] will one day reduce to weary bone. Hurry to Heimdall’s[4] peaceful mead-hall, to Himinbjorg,[5] when […]

Lore Tome: Tyr

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I’d like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Tyr, and here you shall find links to […]

Lore Tome: Baldr

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I’d like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Baldr, and here you shall find links to […]

Lore Tome: Loki

Come by the fire, my good friends, for I’d like to share a Lore Tome with you all! This one is about Loki, and here you shall find links to […]

Lore Tome: Freyr

You have stumbled upon the part of my Hall that is dedicated to storing primary resources for the Norse God Freyr (ON: Freyr)! Here you shall find links to useful […]

FAQ

Behold! A wondrous page filled with resources, links, and answers to frequently asked questions! I’m curious about Norse mythology, but don’t know where to start. What do you recommend? Go […]