Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Author Archives: Odroerir News

Iceland to build first temple to Norse gods since Viking age

 
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Originally Published Here Icelanders will soon be able to publicly worship at a shrine to Thor, Odin and Frigg with construction starting this month on the island’s first major temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age. Worship of the gods in Scandinavia gave way to Christianity around 1,000 years ago but a modern […]

“Odin in His High Seat”: The Figure Found at Lejre

 
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((Odroerir: The Heathen Journal decided to add yet another feature to our site.  We will be showcasing short blurbs, video clips, and even preserving our facebook posts which contain quotes or interesting information under a category which we have decided to name Mimir.  We just thought it would be catchy to name the place where we […]

“Coast Guard gives WWII vet a Viking funeral at sea”

 
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Originally Published By Meghann Meyers and “Navy Times”.  Click here to read original. The Coast Guard carries out dozens of burials at sea in a given year, but one World War II veteran got a unique farewell. On Sept. 29, Station Atlantic City fulfilled the final wishes of service veteran Andrew Haines, a New Jersey […]