Category: Science

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Yggdrasil and the Överhogdal Tapestries

The tapestries of Överhogdal are without doubt one of the most impressive finds of the late Viking period. Their unusually good condition, the strong colours and the many figures and symbols depicted on them...

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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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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...