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    Vikings and The Celts

    During the Bronze Age, the Celts and Vikings were the largest groups to inhabit the northern world, and the fusion between the two was inevitable. The Celts inhabited northern England, Scotland, and Ireland but also spread to Northern Italy and Spain. Some think that due to similarity in language and culture there is a genetic […] More

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    Vikings and The Influence of Christianity

    It was about the time of the turn of the millennium when the first seeds of Christianity began to be sewn into the Viking culture. In 995, King Olav Tryggvasson constructed the first church on Norwegian soil. He survived being gravely injured in battle, and then returned to Norway where he attempted to introduce Christianity […] More

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    The Nine Realms of Norse Mythology – Niflheim and Muspelheim.

    According to Norse mythology, the cosmos is divided into nine realms. These comprised the cosmos and were inextricably linked to one another.  These included Niflheim, Muspelheim, Asgard, Midgard, Jotunheim, Vanaheim, Alfheim, Svartalfheim, and Helheim. Each realm has different functions and characteristics that set it apart from the others. Each of these nine realms housed a […] More