Archaeologists discovered a new Viking ship on the farm Jellestad near Halden in Østfold It became a world sensation when archaeologists discovered a new Viking ship on the farm Jellestad near Halden in Østfold last year. Prior to this, no buried Viking ship had been discovered in Norway for more than 100 years. On Monday 26th of August, the Museum of Cultural History (UiO) and the Cultural heritage section in Østfold County Council […]

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, According to the Several Original Authorities

Wikipedia: The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons. The original manuscript of the Chronicle was created late in the 9th century, probably in Wessex, during the reign of Alfred the Great (r. 871–899). Multiple copies were made of that one original and then distributed to monasteries across England, where they […]

Good Boah Buried With His Viking

Vikings who settled in Iceland more than 1,000 years ago valued their horses so much that the men were buried with their trusty steeds. And DNA analysis of these treasured animals recently proved that the horses consigned to the grave with their manly owners were males, too.

The Blackener’s Cave

The Hallmundarhraun lava field—basalt dark, with great swells and a froth of white moss—looks like a stormy sea whipped into a frenzy and frozen in place. Looks like the gateway to Muspelheim if you ask me!

Real Viking-Made Mjolnirs

I can’t recommend this guy and his shop enough. He sent out these mjolnirs for Erik and I in no time flat. They look amazing, they are completely reasonably priced, and they aren’t some mass produced junk. Dude is an actual blacksmith! The Etsy shop: