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Complete List of Viking Gods and Goddesses. Complete list of viking Gods and Goddesses.

Complete List of Viking Gods and Goddesses

List of viking Gods and heroes. Viking mythology. Viking Gods in alphabetical order. Aegir – beer, gold, hospitality, sea & water. Baldur – light, wisdom & wisdom. Bil – destiny & weaving. Bragi – knowledge. Eir – healing, medicine & women. Forseti – justice & peace Frey – fertility & travel. Articles & Interviews on Myth & Relgion. Word from word sought a word for me, deed from deed sought a deed for me. – Hávamál The Norse mythology books listed below are free to read online or download as eBooks.

Articles & Interviews on Myth & Relgion

Some editions are out of print or were published before 1923 (and therefore in the public domain). Others have been posted online by academic institutions, authors, publishers or scholarly societies. The Norse God Family Tree – Veritable Hokum. UPDATE 11/23/2015: I made a poster version!

The Norse God Family Tree – Veritable Hokum

Check it out! I realize this is a weird way to lay out a family tree. In my defense, it’s a weird family. And also a very inconsistent family – a lot of these relations are vaguely defined at best, and in some cases different sources directly contradict each other. The most comprehensive primary source, written by Snorri Sturluson, is the least reliable by far, because it’s partly true but badly cited, and partly made up, and we can’t be really sure which is which. Now, onto the individual descriptions of all those gods up there. No, wait, first, some classifications (or as close to classifications as medieval Norsemen got)”

Understanding the Fylgjur. These spirits appear in the Story of Burnt Njál, from the Icelandic Njál's Saga.

Understanding the Fylgjur

A tale of feuds and revenges, it is thought that this work dates from between 1270 and 1290 [3]. The Old Norse Language and How to Learn It. Ask veit ek standa, heitir Yggdrasill, hár baðmr, ausinn hvíta auri; þaðan koma döggvar, þærs í dala falla, stendr æ yfir grænn Urðarbrunni.

The Old Norse Language and How to Learn It

(“There stands an ash called Yggdrasil, A mighty tree showered in white hail. From there come the dews that fall in the valleys. It stands evergreen above Urd’s Well.”[1]) The Norse God Family Tree – Veritable Hokum. HOLIDAY DEADLINES:According to the print shop I’m using to print and ship these, these are the last days I can guarantee things will be in your hands before the holidays:United States: December 8Canada: December 4Europe/Asia/Pacific/Australia/New Zealand/Carribean: November 24Africa/Central & South America/Middle East: November 16 I should mention that this (along with basically all of our info on Norse mythology) is based on the comprehensive-but-questionable work of a 13th century Icelander named Snorri Sturluson.

The Norse God Family Tree – Veritable Hokum

In general, I went with the English versions of their names (as opposed to Old Norse, which would have looked so different in some cases that I figured no one would be able to read it). These prints are super high-quality - bright colors, matte finish, and paper so thick it makes a noise when you hit things with it (although I wouldn't try it unless you like your posters bent). Seriously, I'd call them art prints if it didn't make me feel so pretentious.

A Norse God Family Tree. You Can’t Keep a Dead Man Down: Draugar in Lore and Life. Originally published in Idunna #70, Yule, 2006.

You Can’t Keep a Dead Man Down: Draugar in Lore and Life

A PDF version of this article is available. –by Lorrie Wood Ragnhild stood on the moon-drenched battlefield, her tunic smeared with the black blood-sap of the day’s grim harvest. With her good knife in hand, she moved through the windrows of the slain and examined each face.It might be this one.


Norse Magic. The Norse Mythology Blog. Germanic Mythology. Annotated Voluspa. Saga-Book Of The Viking Society. Temenos. Temenos.


Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion is published by the Finnish Society for the Study of Religion. The journal was founded in 1965 as a joint publication with the learned societies of Comparative Religion in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden to promote the research and communication of ideas between scholars. Temenos publishes scholarly articles, academic discussions, conference reports and book reviews within the field of the study of religion and culture. Temenos is an open access journal, and issues are published online one year after the publication of the paper version. We are currently in the process of digitizing back issues, and past articles will be published in the archives section of this website as the project progresses. Vol 49, No 2 (2013) Theme: RE in the Nordic Countries Guest Editors: Wanda Alberts and Tim Jensen Table of Contents Editorial Articles Book Reviews.

Hnefatafl: the Game of the Vikings. Septentrionalia: The Medieval North. Stofnun Arna Magnussonar. SASS Index: Search. Publications of the SSNS. The Nine Worlds. Gods and Goddesses on the Edge: Myth and Liminality. Viking Society Web Publications. Scandinavian Creatures.