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Viking Naglfar Ship of the Dead

Naglfar Ship: Norse Giant's Ship Made of Nails

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Naglfar Ship was a giant ship carrying the dead and the giant army of Loki to join Ragnarok against the gods. The ship was made of fingernail and toenail of the dead in Helheim land of Loki's daughter.

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Poetic Edda Predicted The Fall of Gods and Active Volcano

Poetic Edda Predicted The Fall of Gods and Active Volcano

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Völuspá was a famous poem vividly describing what happened in Norse mythology. Researchers found out that the historical event of a volcanic eruption was depicted in the poem and this event led to both the downfall of gods and the Icelandic conversion into Christians.

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Heimdall and Gjallarhorn statue at Stockholm

The Gjallarhorn: Treasure of God and Sound of Death

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In Norse mythology, the Gjallarhorn was the horn of Heimdall the Guardsman of Asgard. He was the son of Odin and nine beautiful sea maidens. He had so many gifts and his wisdom was as profound as his father. The Gjallarhorn of Heimdall would alarm the gods when Ragnarok broke on the sky. And it was believed to inspire the Vikings with their historical drinking horn.

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Fenrir was the most infamous monster in Norse mythology

5 Unknown Norse Figures Related to Important Events

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Norse mythology needed a system of supporting characters who added more flavour to the tales. In fact, the stories of these supporting less known characters were as interesting as those of the main characters like Odin the Allfather or Thor God of Lightning and Thunder.

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Vikings: From pagans to Christians How the Viking glory ended

Vikings: How the Pagans Became Christians (Part 1 of 2)

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As far as we know, the Vikings once met with the religious conversion. They changed themselves from the pagans into the Christians during the end of the Viking glory. This blog post is to list out the reasons why the Vikings changed their religious belief.

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