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GOT Season 8, Episode 5: Yikes.

GOT Season 8, Episode 5: Yikes.

May 12, 2019 7 min read

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How Did Odin Lose His Eye?

How Did Odin Lose His Eye?

May 09, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

If you have been watching American Gods this season, or if you've ever seen an image of Odin, whether engraved or drawn, you've probably noticed one thing: his eyes are kind of funky. Ever wonder why? We'll tell you.
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Norse Mythology: Loki and Sigyn

Norse Mythology: Loki and Sigyn

May 07, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

The most well-known mention of Sigyn is as the cup-bearer who catches the poison that would fall on to her husband's head, as he serves out his eternal punishmentAnd very little of what we know has to do with her life before Loki. Read on to learn more.
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10 Bad-ass Viking-themed Wedding Ideas

10 Bad-ass Viking-themed Wedding Ideas

May 06, 2019 4 min read

You've probably heard it tons already: "It's your wedding, do what you want!" But what does that mean, exactly? Do you have to follow family traditions?

We've compiled ten ideas for only the most bad-ass Vikings to make their wedding the event of the year.

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GOT Season 8, Ep. 4: The Last of the Snarks

GOT Season 8, Ep. 4: The Last of the Snarks

May 06, 2019 4 min read 1 Comment

Hello my sweet winter children! We only have two more episodes left after this, so hold on to your butts. Let's review episode four and predict the END of Game of Thrones.
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5 Beautiful Viking Wedding Ceremony Scripts

5 Beautiful Viking Wedding Ceremony Scripts

April 30, 2019 3 min read

Once again, AleHorn has you covered. We've collected and written several beautiful Viking wedding ceremony scripts that you can include in your wedding. Read on!
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Viking Symbolism: Valknut

Viking Symbolism: Valknut

April 30, 2019 3 min read

You may have seen this symbol around before and yet you probably don’t know what it means. It’s kind of similar in form to the Norse Triskelion, which we have also covered and some people get them confused. But fear not– even historians have trouble distinguishing the valknut.
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GOT Season 8, Ep. 3: Not Today

GOT Season 8, Ep. 3: Not Today

April 29, 2019 4 min read

Welcome back, GOT fans. It seems that winter is coming to an end and the dawn has come. Let's bury our dead and move south. But before that, read on to relish in episode three of season eight.
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A Look Into the Most Fascinating Viking Wedding Rituals

A Look Into the Most Fascinating Viking Wedding Rituals

April 26, 2019 4 min read

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.
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Norse Gods and Goddesses: Freya

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Freya

April 25, 2019 3 min read

While Frigg was the wife of Odin the All-father, Freya was counted as an equal to him because they split the dead between them. Click here to read more about the most famous Norse goddess.
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The 7 Most Metal Monsters from Norse Folklore

The 7 Most Metal Monsters from Norse Folklore

April 25, 2019 6 min read

Every mythology has its own spooky creatures. Read on, if you dare, and learn about what went bump in the night for even the mightiest of Viking warriors.
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Norse Gods and Goddesses: Ullr

Norse Gods and Goddesses: Ullr

April 24, 2019 3 min read

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.
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