Month: July 2018

Viking Children

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We have been writing and reading quite a lot about the Viking life such as Viking social structure, Viking women life, or Viking axe. But there is one thing that we haven’t mentioned before on our site, that is about the Viking children. Have you ever wondered what kind of childhood you would receive if you were a Viking child? Or how the Vikings raised their children to become so …

Viking Valknut Symbol

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Valknut pronounced as “VAL-knoot” was one of the most sacred Viking symbols. The reason why Viking Valknut symbol was famous and respected was mainly attributed to its direct link with Odin the Allfather. This Valknut symbol was one of the mightiest Odin’s symbols. Viking Valknut Symbol of Death The symbol of Valknut consisted of three interlocking triangles that pointed upwards. This symbol appeared in many runestones and depictions …

Viking Wolf Symbol

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Of all the animals, wolves have been suffering the most controversies. Most of the times, the illustration of wolves is often the villain. However, there are times that wolves prove to be helpful. In Norse mythology, Viking wolf symbol presented both the negative and positive sides. The most famous wolf in Norse mythology and Viking belief was Fenrir the God of Destruction. Fenrir – Viking Wolf Symbol Fenrir was …

Gungnir – Odin’s Spear

Image of Odin the Allfather Gungnir Spear

The tribe of Aesir gods was famous for their weapons and great skills to use such weapons meanwhile the Vanir tribe was known for their magic. Indeed, each Aesir god possessed themselves a type of weapons that helped to defend themselves. The ruler of Asgard, Odin the Father of All, owned a very powerful weapon. Odin’s primary weapon was Gungnir spear which was no ordinary weapon. In many depictions these days, Odin was holding the …

Web of Wyrd

Image for Web of Wyrd Viking symbols

The fountain of Viking symbols always seems to be a wonderful source of both power and inspiration. Among those symbols, the Web of Wyrd was the listed as one of the most awesome and mysterious ones. The meaning and power of Web of Wyrd were worth discussing. In this blog post, we are going to discover one of the most important Viking symbols: the Web of Wyrd. The Web of Wyrd symbol was very powerful In Norse mythology and Viking belief, …