http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.ca/2015/07/archaeologists-unearth-golden-enigma-in.html These archaeologists are arguing over the possible source of these golden coils, but it’s pretty obvious to me that these were leftovers from the time Loki convinced the dwarfs to make Sif a wig. …the Dwarfs who were in the forge took up the bar of fine gold and flung it into the fire….
Bonus free Amazon Kindle books by the author if you scroll down … This guy’s website is full of awesome Viking history. http://cjadrien.com/2015/06/11/three-vikings-who-were-more-interesting-and-notorious-than-ragnar-lothbrok/
Amazing what archaeologists are still finding. Archaeologists working in a former parking lot in Lækjargata street in downtown Reykjavík have uncovered what they believe is the ruins of the residence of a Viking era chieftain. http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/one-largest-viking-longhouses-iceland-has-been-found-downtown-reykjavik
Have you seen the movie, A Talking Cat!?! It’s awful. Awfully hilarious, if you’re stoned out of your tree, I suppose. Nevermind that, this article talks about Viking Cats: http://www.austere.co/the-history-of-viking-cats They were described as large, strong cats that drew Freyja’s chariot and were so heavy that not even Thorr, God of Thunder, could lift them from the…
The Maine Penny, or Goddard Coin, was found in a Native American settlement in Maine in 1957. It could be a hoax, like the Kensington Runestone in Minnesota. Apparently it was found by a local resident among 30,000 other things. You can read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maine_penny http://www.ancient-origins.net/artifacts-other-artifacts/controversial-origins-maine-penny-norse-coin-america-020241#ixzz3YSS7Gv4P
This ship, the Draken Harald Hårfagre, the largest Viking ship built in modern times, will follow the path Leif Eriksson took over a thousand years ago. In May 2016 it will leave Norway and past the Shetlands and the Faeroe Islands before landing in Iceland. Then they’ll aim for Greenland, and then Newfoundland. They’ll sail…
This looks fantastic! Erik and I have listened to a few audio recordings of the Sagas while we drive around, it’ll be fantastic to see an animated version. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/avalkauskas/the-illuminated-edda