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Download Odroerir: Full Volume II
Óðrœrir is an accumulation of the research and experience of men and women engaged in the reconstruction of the heathen traditions of northern Europe. The journal’s ...
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External Resources

Journal of Current Swedish Archaeology

Swedish Current Swedish Archaeology (CSA) is an open-source, peer-reviewed journal focusing primarily on the interpretation of the archaeological record and on archaeology as social practice.
Icelandic Saga Database

Saga DB The Icelandic Saga Database is an online resource dedicated to the digital publication of the Sagas of the Icelanders — a large body of medieval literature which forms the foundation of the Icelandic literary tradition.
Heimskringla: Norse Resource Database

heimskringla HEIMSKRINGLA is an online collection of Old Norse source material, primarily Eddas, Icelandic sagas, scaldic poetry, and some background material.
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The Skaldic Project

    skaldic An international project to edit the corpus of medieval Norse-Icelandic skaldic poetry. Skalds, manuscripts, key words, versus, and poems are archived, and searchable.

Onsite Library

Frösö kyrkas klockstapel..
The Osteological remains from Frösö Church in Jämtland, have been re-analyzed in order to understand the Viking Age rituals at the site and to study the blót, the Old Norse sacrifice and feast.  Radiocarbon analyses of animal and human bones date the ritu...
Labyrinth
This paper addresses a category of archaeological remains or monuments called “field labyrinths”. These monuments are often described as “mysterious” monuments since little is known about when or why they were created, and what their inherent meaning i...
vikingmind
Professor Neil Price delivers the third of three lectures, September 27, 2012, focusing on the fundamental role that narrative, storytelling and dramatisation played in the mindset of the Viking Age (8th-11th centuries), occupying a crucial place not only in t...

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“First Asatru tem­ple in 900 years?”
The "hof" is de­signed by ar­chi­tect Mag­nús Jens­son and will be the first one in North­ern Eu­rope for around 900 years. De­sign/​Mag­nús Jens­son
Originally published by Anna Mar­grét Björns­son, amb@mbl.is and Morganblaðið.  Click here to read the original. ((Odroerir: The Heathen Journal note: We wanted to make a few clarifications.  This isn’t the first “Asatru” temple in 900 years.  It’s the first publicly recognized “Asatru” temple in Europe- ever.  Modern day Asatru and pre-Christian H...


Creativity & Art

ONCE ON A TIME there was a king who ruled a newly settled farmstead.  He had many hundred sheep, many hundred goats, many hundred cattle, and many hundred horses he had too.  Silver and gold he had in great heaps. But for all of that, he was so given to grie...
It was a nice warm early fall day and I was basking on top of Rattlesnake Mountain. It’s one of the easier climbs in the state, something you could do in a few hours and then still make it to the party you had to go to later that day. Or something like that ...