Vikingkriger

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Mannbjørn. Bronseplate funnet på Öland i Sverige fra germansk jernalder (vendeltida år 550-793). Figuren til høyre er blitt tolket som en berserk, en vikingkriger i bjørneskinn.

Mannbjørn. Bronseplate funnet på Öland i Sverige fra germansk jernalder (vendeltida år 550-793). Figuren til høyre er blitt tolket som en berserk, en vikingkriger i bjørneskinn.

Days of the week- fascinating! I knew about Thursday, Tuesday, and Friday but not the others- it explains a lot with the French names of the days of the week (lundi/mon, mardi/tues, mercredi/wednes, jeudi/thurs, vendredi/fri, samedi/sat, dimanche/sun)

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Days of the week- fascinating! I knew about Thursday, Tuesday, and Friday but not the others- it explains a lot with the French names of the days of the week (lundi/mon, mardi/tues, mercredi/wednes, jeudi/thurs, vendredi/fri, samedi/sat, dimanche/sun)

Vendel period design from Torslunda  from alfalfpress.com

Vendel period design from Torslunda from alfalfpress.com

Norse Picture Stones - Yahoo Image Search Results

Norse Picture Stones - Yahoo Image Search Results

Celtic tree & knotwork

Celtic tree & knotwork

Skoll and Hati. In Norse mythology these two wolves are responsible for changing day to night and vice versa by chasing the sun and the moon through the sky. Both are children of Fenrir, and therefore, grandchildren of Loki.

Skoll and Hati. In Norse mythology these two wolves are responsible for changing day to night and vice versa by chasing the sun and the moon through the sky. Both are children of Fenrir, and therefore, grandchildren of Loki.

viking history | Viking art tattoo Ringerike by ~DarkSunTattoo on deviantART

viking history | Viking art tattoo Ringerike by ~DarkSunTattoo on deviantART

Norse carving

Norse carving

THE TROLL CROSS is, according to old Scandinavian folklore a powerful protection symbol efficient on both evil trolls and other similar beings that might be lurking in the woods. Iron and steel is feared by the trolls, and steel in a crosswise pattern is even more efficient. This pendant protects the bearer from evil, and this and similar symbolic designs has been widely used to protect both people, animals and buildings.

THE TROLL CROSS is, according to old Scandinavian folklore a powerful protection symbol efficient on both evil trolls and other similar beings that might be lurking in the woods. Iron and steel is feared by the trolls, and steel in a crosswise pattern is even more efficient. This pendant protects the bearer from evil, and this and similar symbolic designs has been widely used to protect both people, animals and buildings.

Ulfhednar by pictishscout

Ulfhednar by pictishscout

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