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Jörmungandr

The Ouroboros or Uroborus often represents self-reflexivity or cyclicality, especially in the sense of something constantly re-creating itself, the eternal return, and other things perceived as cycles that begin anew as soon as they end (compare Phoenix).

The Smalls Viking Sword of Wales Never completely conquered by Vikings, Wales nonetheless was a popular site for raids, especially from the Vikings of Ireland. One beautiful example of Viking activity and late Viking art in Wales is known as the Smalls Sword, named for the spot off the Welsh coast where it was found. The intricately decorated sword guard is currently housed at Amgueddfa Cymru, the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff. the lower guard of a Viking sword, is dated to about AD…

Viking sword guard, National Museum of Wales/Amgueddfa Cymru holds one of the…