The shrine of knowledge.


A selection of articles related to norse.

Norse Gods and Goddesses - Crystalinks WikiVerb - Old Norse Old Norse News Our Inner Traditions Books

Original articles from our library related to the Norse. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Norse.

This rune, the fifth rune of the third aett and twenty-first of the Elder Futhark, has two names. Kenaz/Kaunaz is the other rune with two names. Laguz is the best-known name of today’s rune. It means “lake.” Laukaz is the alternative name and means “leek,” a...
Divination >> Rune Stones
It's been less than two weeks since I wrote the article for Jera; so it looks like I'm back on track. This Rune is both fascinating and multifaceted! Both the Sheils and Edred Thorsson identify Eihwaz with Yggdrasil, the Norse World Tree or Cosmic Axis. The...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome to the Rune-of-the-Month Club! Ingwaz is the sixth rune of the third aett, and the twenty-second rune of the Elder Futhark as a whole. Its sound is that of the English “ng.” Like Thurisaz, it represents a sound written by two letters in the Roman...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Today we'll consider Gebo, the seventh rune in the first aett. We're now almost a third of the way through the futhark! An alternative Common Germanic name for this rune is Gybu. Derivations of both names show up in later Germanic languages, such as Gothic (Gi...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Ansuz, the "A" rune, is the fourth rune in the first aett of the Elder Futhark. The Proto-Germanic word "Ansuz" means a "God", that is, the Gods and Goddesses of the Aesir and Vanir. This rune is particularly connected to Odin....
Divination >> Rune Stones

Norse is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Norse books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Norse Drinking Traditions
Norse Drinking Traditions. Christie L. Ward.
Revised Norse Interior.indd
Originally published as Norse Gods and Giants. Published in the United d' Aulaires' Book of Norse myths / Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire. p.
Edmund Carpenter
identified it as a Norse penny, minted by Olav Kyrre, AD 1065–10809. No one auction offered 118 medieval Norse coins, 'mostly from the Graeslid hoard'13.
Norse Mythology: Legends of Gods and Heroes
Norse Mythology. Legends of Gods and Heroes by. Peter Andreas Munch.
Resources, Mobility, and Cultural Identity in Norse Greenland AD
National Museum of Denmark - Frederiksholm Kanal 12. DK-1220 Copenhagen Denmark.

Suggested News Resources

Filming of 'Avengers' in Cleveland approaches the end
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Avengers came to Cleveland, saved us from a Norse god and supervillains, and now it's time to move on. Filming of "The Avengers" wraps up in the next few days.
FC graduate playing football with Norse at Luther College
Hill, listed as a defensive lineman for the Norse, is the son of Chuck and Bonnie Hill of Harmony. The Norse are coached by Mike Durnin who begins his fourth season at the helm of the football program.
Muskegon area prep roundup: Aug. 26
The Norse (4-2) defeated Calvary Christian 6-0 in the opener. Drew Chandonnet and Daniel Sischo each had two goals. NM defeated host Freedom Christian 2-1 in a shootout before losing in their last game, 2-1, to Grand Rapids Creston.
TREND: adios micro, hellow Norse foraging
By Naomi Wise | Posted August 24, 2011, 9:04 pm The fascinating scientific techniques of microgastronomy (as at Ferran Adria's now-closed restaurant near Barcelona) are suddenly passe.
Norse bring youth to sidelines
By Stephen Wilder Men's basketball head coach Dave Bezold hired former West Virginia University guard Darris Nichols, while women's head coach Nancy Winstel added former Norse player Karmen Graham. Both of the new assistants have coaching experience.

Suggested Web Resources

Norse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norse may refer to: In history: Norsemen, the Scandinavian people before the Christianization of Scandinavia.
Norse mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norse Store | Premium Casual and Sportswear Online
Norse Store - Premium casual and sportswear online. Norse Projects, Yuketen, Our Legacy, Folk, Junya Watanabe. 20% discount for non-EU.
Norse Projects
Norse Projects: Created for life - good for all seasons.
Viking Answer Lady Webpage - Old Norse Names
A brief look at how the Vikings named their children, with lists of names from the Viking Age with meanings.

Great care has been taken to prepare the information on this page. Elements of the content come from factual and lexical knowledge databases, library and third-party sources. We appreciate your suggestions and comments on further improvements of the site.

Discussion Forum
Harp Other Harps Around The World
Place for your opinion