Viljar Ørnes

Viljar Ørnes

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The transition from the Norse religion to Christianity was very gradual and fairly gentle compared to most other countries. For a very long time Scandinavians believed in both. To them the Christian cross looked like Thor's hammer when turned upside down, so they wore it like that as an amulet rovided both Jesus and Thor's protection.

Webcomic: First off, of course I know Vikings didn't have horns on their helmets, but in Scandinavia it's common to use horn-helme

(2011-06) How the North works. In the footnote of the picture the artist wrote: "Being the Dane I am, I of course forgot the Sami People (the Nordic "Indians")."

How the North works. In the footnote of the picture the artist wrote: "Being the Dane I am, I of course forgot the Sami People (the Nordic "Indians").

SATW

This was sent to me [link] Apparently Sister US ships Norway/Denmark. EDIT shuyinda said, "And there is a place called "Kline" further down there.