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Interview with Noah Tetzner, podcast host and author of The Poetic Edda: a Study Guide

Noah Tetzner is the host of the widely popular podcast The History of Vikings and he joins us to discuss his newly released book entitled, The Poetic Edda: a study guide. As writers and Viking Age enthusiasts, Noah and I have a common love for all things Norse and I am glad to have him… Continue reading Interview with Noah Tetzner, podcast host and author of The Poetic Edda: a Study Guide

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The Valkyrie Archetype

The primal desire to fight when facing danger is something wired deep within our brains. We call it the fight-or-flight reaction, and you and I and everyone around us is likely here today because of it.   The word Valkyjur (f. Plural) or Valkyries is an ancient one. Not surprising since Old Norse and Old English… Continue reading The Valkyrie Archetype

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Norse Gods

Here are ten details you might not know about the Norse gods. Sources: the Poetic and Prose Eddas and Dr Jackson Crawford. 10. Loki is the transgender son of the giantess Laufey. 9. Odin is an anxiety ridden figure obsessed with the impossible task of avoiding his doom at Ragnarok. 8. Balder is murdered by… Continue reading 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Norse Gods

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