marriage was a very important part of a Viking's life. It didn't just mean gaining a partner. It meant gaining the possibility of true-born children, uniting two families through blood, and establishing a homestead. Read on to find out how this was done physically and symbolically.
Ullr is the god of sports. In particular, he is the god of bow hunting and skiing. He is considered to be one of the eldest gods in the Norse pantheon, and because of that, much of the mythology surrounding him is lost to the ages. Here's what we do know.
Perhaps the most famous wolf in all Norse mythology (and perhaps in mythology the world over– barring the Big Bad of Western European faerie tale lore) is Fenrir. Read on to learn more about this fascinating pup.
We've written before about Viking wedding traditions, but they have all been modernized rituals. What were Norse weddings actually like in the days before PETA and the Christian Church? Read on to find out.
Game of Thrones will be over on May 19th, and we miss it already. But never fear -- HBO has already announced that they will be airing a two-hour making-of documentary on May 26th, exactly one week later, to help us lick the wound