According to Gylfaginning: Ull is the name of one son of Sif, stepson of Thor. He is such a good archer and skier that no one can compete with him. He is also beautiful in appearance, has a warrior’
In this series, we've explored the archaeological evidence and analyzed surviving popular texts about the pre-Christian religions in Scandinavia. It seems high time to turn toward scholarship which an
Given Heathenry's focus on using alcohol in our rituals and the focus on feasting (often with alcohol), alcohol abuse can become a problem in Heathen communities. Sometimes it’s a guest who’s high
It is from writings such as Sturluson’s Prose Edda, for which his chief resources were likely Voluspa and Grimnismal of The Poetic Edda.
Spirits of the dead appear in many forms across Europe. One such creature, especially, features prominently into those tales, appearing in Norse mythology and folklore: the draugr.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Someone needs to move house. They call up dozens of their closest friends, family members, coworkers, and far-flung acquaintances begging for help with the packing