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 useful texts, as well as information regarding relative chapters and passages. You may seek out the texts yourselves, but I have also decided to provide … Continue reading Lore Tome: Baldr

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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 useful texts, as well as information regarding relative chapters and passages. You may seek out the texts yourselves, but I have also decided to provide … Continue reading Lore Tome: Loki

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 texts, as well as information to the relative chapters and passages that concern him. These resources are meant for research, but are also suitable for … Continue reading Lore Tome: Freyr

Lore Tome: Thor

You have stumbled upon the part of my Hall that is dedicated to storing primary resources for the Norse God Thor (ON: Þórr)! Here you shall find links to useful texts, as well as information to the relative chapters and passages that concern him. These resources are meant for research, but are also suitable for … Continue reading Lore Tome: Thor

Lore Tome: Odin

Welcome, weary wanderer! This post is called a Lore Tome. It contains every primary source reference to Odin (ON: Óðinn, ᚢᚦᛁᚾ) that I have stumbled upon so far. More will be added as I stumble upon it, or as guests comment suggestions below. Knowledge-seeking wanderers can use these Lore Tomes to learn more about the Old … Continue reading Lore Tome: Odin

A Brief Introduction to Runes

This part of the Hall contains basic information regarding five runic alphabets, which are named based on their time, place, and first six runes (futhark, futhorc, futhork, etc.). It is important to keep in mind that runes were generally meant to be written based on their sound, not just their letter equivalent. If you encounter … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Runes

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 directly to the 'original' sources available on Norse mythology, the Prose Edda and the Poetic Edda. It is best to read lore as unfiltered as possible, at … Continue reading FAQ

Drinking in the Medieval North

Please gather around, friends, for another anonymous wanderer has sent a request to this hall! I hate to admit that it was long ago now, but a raven once came to me bearing this message: "i'd be curious to hear from a possibly more academic side how you see drinking/alcohol playing into heathenism? i've heard … Continue reading Drinking in the Medieval North

Hord and the Mound of Soti the Viking

Today is Old Yule Eve, and I have quite the story to share with you all tonight! A wanderer by the name of paganoldsoul requested that I tell stories about Odin and Yule, and so I have found one worthy of a retelling. While it may not be exactly what they had in mind, it is … Continue reading Hord and the Mound of Soti the Viking

Spears, Groves, and Hanged Men: A Discussion of Historical Sacrifices to Odin.

Originally posted on Tumblr on: June 29th, 2017 Anonymous asked: "Greetings brother, what do you know about sacrifices for odin? Are there sources directing to That?" There are indeed many sources that speak of sacrifices to Odin. In fact, I would argue that his sacrifices are the most famous, at least among the Norse gods. … Continue reading Spears, Groves, and Hanged Men: A Discussion of Historical Sacrifices to Odin.