Month: April 2016

Origins of Old Norse Viking Names

Very informative video about the origins of Old Norse Viking names. The names were predominantly constructed by combining two words. Suffixes were specifically male or female. The same prefixes could be used with either. Examples like: Harald Bluetooth, Sweyn Forkbeard.

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Viking Age Norse religion

Superb 50 minute lecture-style presentation of Norse religion in the Viking Age by the guys from Hurstwic. Including stories about Odin, Thor and events around Ragnarok. The text description on YouTube promises this will be the first in a series…

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