Tag: Vikings

Petroglyphs III

Heiðrún, the goat on the hall that stands, eateth off Læráth’s limbs; the crocks she fills with clearest mead, will that drink not e’er be drained. – Grímnismál 25 –

La Chair et le Sang

Steven: What are you doing in this filthy place? Are you looking for something? Agnes: I read a book in the convent library, about love and black magic. There was a passage I found fascinating. Steven: What was it about? Agnes: A magic root. Mandrake. It grows in a place like this. If a man […]

The Ynglinga Saga

For men of consequence a mound should be raised to their memory, and for all other warriors who had been distinguished for manhood a standing stone, a custom that remained long after Odin’s time. – Ynglinga saga –

Håvamål

Hidden Runes shalt thou seek and interpreted signs, Many symbols of might and power, By the great Singer painted, by the high Powers fashioned, Graved by the Utterer of gods. – Håvamål – Odin’s Quest, extract – The Norsemen believed the runes were created by the Gods and given to men through Odin. Odin’s Quest […]

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