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Ulfheadnar

" These were warriors wearing wolf skins and fighting with a spear, which is weapon that Odin uses. This elevated them to be quite respected among their brethren . By *Sarmati*✯

Yggdrasil: Norse (Viking) Tree of Life. Sculpted by Aric Jorn (Liljegren). Produced by Jivotica LLC ©2014:

Yggdrasil: Norse (Viking) Tree of Life. Sculpted by Aric Jorn (Liljegren). Produced by Jivotica LLC would be a beautiful tattoo

Viking style boat prow

An entry from Emilialua

A new breed of Woman came out of the mists on an icy wind, and froze the blood of weaker men.. WILD WOMAN SISTERHOODॐ

A viking ship. "The ship sailed across the murky waters; destruction coming and lean, the boat whisked toward our way. Warn the monks!' I gazed up at the ship and instantly knew that the monks could not find anything that could save us.

swordofsnow:  History Vikings ~ Longships

doesn't really look like a dragon to me. It is a terrifying image though so I can see why the Vikings included images of dragons on the front of their ships. It was a way to intimidate their opponents.

The 13th warrior

Viking prayer to Odin. This was a memorable quote from 'The Warrior', a movie I really like and keep going back to.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.

Hakkon's Vessel

In the century, the people of Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark and Sweden found it difficult to produce enough food for their needs. The typical landscape of the Vikings included rocky lands, long winters, steep mountains an.

10th century Thor’s hammer (Odeshog, Sweden)

A century Thor's Hammer (Mjölnir) from Odeshog, Sweden. These pendants were widely used as religious amulets during the Viking era, with wearers hoping to invoke the favor of the thunder and fertility god Thor

Vikings

Viking longboat ships were used to travel from one raid to another. The act of pillaging and conquering other lands has often left a negative stigma on the Vikings, but amongst the Gods of Norse Mythology;

Viking Village. These buildings, especially in light of the horse adornments, are more typical of those which would be found in Kronerin (especially in the northern region of such).

Northern Village forest lake river dock sm boat hills by ~CG-Zander on deviantART

Stunning. Link leads to a series of some of the most gorgeous pictures of Norway/Viking Re-enactment I've ever seen.  Read it LATER

Nice replica of viking tent, the topp heads are copied fom the viking queens bed, found in the oseberg viking ship excavation.

Viking knives apparently - haven't checked properly to see if that's true (I think there is some debate over whether they are actually the sole preserve of women?)

Viking woman’s knives, another appropriate woman knife. Work in a sheath suspended from her belt or brooches, useful for textile crafts and everyday small chores.

VALHALLA - this is the place where the Vikings that died in battle would go for the afterlife. VALHALLA was located in ASGARD, where there were 540 doors. The doors were so wide that through each huge door, 800 warriors could walk side by side. The roof was covered with golden shields, and the walls around VALHALLA were made from wooden spear shafts.

VALHALLA - this is the place where the Vikings that died in battle would go for the afterlife. VALHALLA was located in ASGARD, where there were 540 doors. The doors were so wide that through each huge door, 800 warriors could walk side by side.

Yggdrasil | Nordic Mythology

Yggdrasil In Norse mythology, Yggdrasil (pron. from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced [ˈyɡːˌdrasilː]) is an immense tree that is central in Norse cosmology, in connection to which the nine worlds exist.

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