Huginn’s Heathen Hof

Blogs, Lore, and more.

Month: May 2016

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We all know about The Lore. You know, The Lore, capitalized. Generally referring to the Eddas and related documents, more broadly to information regarding the people of the Northern European cultures and time periods that we include in Heathenry that was recorded or produced in the pre-Christian era. It sometimes is broadened to include conclusions drawn from archeological finds and folklore and practices from that time that have survived into the modern day. There is nothing we like arguing about more, is there?
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One popular news item floating about the Heathen networks recently has been this new theory on the interpretation of the Rök Runestone, in Sweden. Previously believed to be an unusual account of heroic deeds and past rulers, Rökstenen stood out from amidst it's peers because of the difference in writing style as well as its unusually lengthy text. Despite being well preserved and relatively easy to read, interpreting the stone has always been fraught with issues.
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