Talisman for Battle: Aegishjalmur commonly referred to as the “helm of awe” is a an ancient Scandinavian runic viking symbol. "raised by wolves" or “helm of awe” Its magical purpose is said to be protection and “irresistibility” in battle.
Hilt of a Viking Sword C, Hedeby, Denmark. Weapons and armour were huge status symbols. Vikings gave their ornate swords names like Legbiter but when a warrior died in battle his sword was ritually killed too – bent double, and interred with him.
The Anglo Saxons spoke Germanic languages and were not very good at reading and writing. Instead They used symbols called runes. Whereas the Britains who were pushed westward understood the Roman language of Latin and could read and write.
Yggdrasil In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil (pron. from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced [ˈyɡːˌdrasilː]) is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology, in connection to which the nine worlds exist.