Tag Archives: Scandinavia

The Viking Warriors’ Origins of Violence: A Nightmare that Swept Across Europe

The Vikings were people living in the area of Northern Europe, which today is Denmark, [...]

Starkad’s Tale of Tragedy and Glory – The Man Blessed and Cursed (Part 1)

In Norse mythology, there were many confrontations between the Aesir and the Giants, the two [...]

Elves in Norse Mythology: Nature Spirits Between Blessings and Perils

Elves (Old Norse álfr, plural álfar), sometimes translated as “fairies” or “nature spirits”, are famous [...]

The Vikings: Warriors and Explorers of the North Sea

The Vikings were seafaring peoples who originated from Scandinavia and ventured across much of Europe [...]

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