Why actions speak louder than words when it comes to romance in the Icelandic sagas.
Trelleborg and the other ring-castles constructed by Harald Bluetooth stand out in history as products of a developing age of state formation, and the rising importance of military power.
From Wagner to the Marvel Cinematic Universe – the modern portrayal of Valkyries.
Though they may marry and even support their husbands in the short term, they generally bring ruin upon their partners.
To begin a three-part examination of the concept of the valkyrie and other powerful female figures in Norse literature, this month we’re delving into medieval Scandinavia and the use of Norse symbols and figures by the alt-right.
How did Icelanders build and run farms in the Middle Ages?
This month we’re taking a look at the modern cultural phenomena of “superfoods” and the latest Nordic sensation on the market – dried fish!
For more adventures in weird “Viking” food, this month we’re delving deeper into the history of Viking Age and medieval Scandinavia and their culture of milk-drinking.