Rune ChartInstead of an old norse word, I am posting this rune chart I made this week. Technically I should wait until I reach the words pertaining to this, but I feel it will be helpful for many of...

Rune ChartInstead of an old norse word, I am posting this rune chart I made this week. Technically I should wait until I reach the words pertaining to this, but I feel it will be helpful for many of.

The Volva were Norse witches honored and sought out as wise women, healers and priestesses.

During the Viking Age the volva were honored and sought as wise women, healers and priestesses. They could travel alone without fear and be welcomed by any hearth fire.

. The ancient Norse used the Yule log in their celebration of the return of the sun at winter solstice. "Yule" came from the Norse word hweol, meaning wheel. The Norse believed that the sun was a great wheel of fire that rolled towards and then away from the earth.

Handcrafted Holiday ~ Yule Log Candle Holder tutorial to make a Yule Log Candle Holder! Perfect in time for Yule Dec

haaf netters on the Solway Firth at the small village of Port Carlisle. Haaf netting may date back thousands of years to the introduction by Viking invaders, 'haaf' being the Norse word for channel (or sea).

haaf netters on the Solway Firth at the small village of Port Carlisle. Haaf netting may date back thousands of years to the introduction by Viking invaders, 'haaf' being the Norse word for channel (or sea).

Vegvisir Amulet, Bronce... The Vegvísir is an Icelandic magical symbol of navigation, also known as the "Runic Compass". The old Norse word translates to 'guidepost' or 'direction sign'. An old manuscript declares that "if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known". http://grimfrost.com/en/viking-jewelry/silver/vegvisir-amulet-silver-1.html

This bronze amulet has the Vegvísir symbol in the center, surrounded the entire Elder Futhark runic alphabet. The Vegvísir is an Icelandic magical symbo

"The Oseberg burial mound (Norwegian: Oseberghaugen ved Slagen from the Old Norse word haugr meaning mound or barrow) contained numerous grave goods and two female human skeletons. The ship's interment into its burial mound dates from 834 AD, but parts of the ship date from around 800, and the ship itself is thought to be older. It was excavated by Norwegian archaeologist Haakon Shetelig and Swedish archaeologist Gabriel Gustafson in 1904-1905.

The Oseberg ship burial is a Viking Age burial mound containing a double female inhumation, which is located in the Oslofjord area in Norway.

Dill is a short-lived perennial herb which represented wealth to the ancient Greeks.  During the Middle Ages, dill was believed to possess magical powers and could destroy evil spells. In fact, the name is derived from the old Norse word “dilla” meaning “to lull” because it was used to lull babies to sleep, and as an antidote to witchcraft and sorcery. A drink made from dill leaves was the remedy for anyone who believed that a witch had cast a spell on them.

I have been interested in herbs since I was a child, and what has always fascinated me the most is the magical, mystical, historical side o.

Old Norse Words in English. Without the Vikings, English would be missing some awesome words like berserk, ugly, muck, skull, knife, die, and cake!

Old Norse Words in English. Without the Vikings, English would be missing some…

Stout Hearted Mini Cleaver ØX is the old Norse word for ax, and the the Vorn ØX is a beast of a mini cleaver. This is certainly not your typical shelf-queen of

Buy Vorn ØX (Custom

Stout Hearted Mini Cleaver ØX is the old Norse word for ax, and the the Vorn ØX is a beast of a mini cleaver. This is certainly not your typical shelf-queen .

The hap in haphazard comes from an English word that means 'happening,' as well as 'chance or fortune,' and that derives from the Old Norse word happ, meaning 'good luck.' Perhaps it's no accident

Word of the Day: Haphazard

The hap in haphazard comes from an English word that means & as well as & or fortune,& and that derives from the Old Norse word happ, meaning & luck.& Perhaps it& no accident

In Viking society, a völva was an elderly woman who had released herself from the strong family bonds that normally surrounded women in the Old Norse clan society. She travelled the land, usually followed by a retinue of young people, and she was summoned in times of crisis. She had immense authority and she charged well for her services.[7]

Völva (Old Norse and Icelandic respectively) - is a shamanic seeress in Norse paganism, and a recurring motif in Norse mythology. The seeress speaks her prophecy in this illustration to a Swedish translation of the Poetic Edda.

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