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Einar Selvik’s Snake Pit Poetry

Einar Selvik, multi-instrumentalist and founder of the Norwegian Band Wardruna just released his “Snake Pit Poetry”, which he exclusively composed for the Canadian-Irish TV series “Vikings”. The EP (released on October 20th) offers an...

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A Conversation with Rudolf Simek

As an expert in the field of Older German Philology Prof. Rudolf Simek has contributed many valuable publications on Germanic and Old Norse topics. Among his most well-known works is the ‘Dictionary of Northern...

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Wodan and the Scandinavian warlords

The dominant role of Wodan as the “Allfather” in Old Norse literature is a well-known fact or perhaps even common knowledge. Nevertheless, Heathenism has constantly been changing in symbiosis with its culture and society...

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Icelands Ásatrú Fellowship is flourishing

The increase of membership in Icelands Ásatrúarfélagid (en. The Ásatrú Fellowship) has already been staggering in the last one and a half decade. But the latest numbers illustrate an ever stronger growth. Over the...

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Human Era: a calendar for the whole of humanity

The many shortcomings of the conventional christian respectively gregorian calendar – like for example the year zero problem – are well-known today. From a non-Christian perspective the situation is even more unacceptable to the...