Ideas of Viking Names for Little Warriors (Female)
"Sigyn" means "girlfriend of victory". Sigyn was also a character in Norse mythology. She was the wife of Loki. Despite being the wife of the most vicious villain in Norse mythology, Sigyn was the type of traditional wife. Even though Loki had done a bundle of bad things, she forgave. She would stay with him, no matter what happened. When the whole cosmos turned their back against Loki, Sigyn was the only one that stayed. Sigyn was the Norse giant of fidelity [...]
Ideas of Viking Names for Little Warriors (Male)
- Thor is nothing strange to us in this day and age as Thor Norse God is gaining more and more popularity. Whenever we mention "Thor", an image of a muscular man wielding a hammer and fighting for justice pops up in our head. - Indeed, Loki is another famous name now thanks to the modern adaptation of this god. In Norse mythology, Loki was a trickster who always put other gods in danger and embarrassment [Tobe continue]
Things About Death that We Learn From Viking Warriors
The Viking had the picture of their afterlife. They had in their mind about the place - where they would go when they passed away. It is universally accepted that death hurt both the deceased and the living. The Vikings mourned for the deceased. But because their beloved deceased had gone to a better afterlife, they would be happy about that.
Jomsvikings: Legendary Viking Military Unit of Great Heroes
Legendary sources like the Jómsvíkinga saga, King Olaf Tryggvasson’s Saga, and stories found in the Flatey Book mentioned their names and their great achievement. Their stronghold was allegedly southern shore of Baltic Sea. However, the historical existence of the Jomsvikings still remains a debate, let alone their stronghold.
Vagn Åkesson: 12-Year-Old Boy Admitted to Jomsviking Army
Jomsvikings was a Viking military unit of heroes who worshipped Odin and Thor. They would fight until death to join Odin in the Hall of Valhalla. Anyone wanting to join Jomsvikings must endure highly selective tests including duels or Viking holmgang with a Jomsviking warrior.
8 Lessons From Viking Warriors (Part 1 of 2)
The Vikings lived and thrived in a very hard climate. It was very difficult for them to grow crops and build colonies. But they still became the tough farmers, fishermen, and warriors in their times. The point was that they trained their body through their hard climate every day and they were not afraid of it.
Who Was The Greatest Viking Warrior in Viking History? (Part 1)
Ivar decided that the Blood Eagle would be carried out on the King of Northumbria as a way to sacrifice to his lost father. They cut off the back of King Aella, pulling out the ribs and lungs. Ivar then took a part of East Anglia. He returned to Dublin soon after and spent his later life there.
Axe became the most familiar weapon and tool in each Viking household. Every Viking man obtained their own axe since their very childhood. They might use their axes to go hunting, go fishing, chopping wood, farming, and etc. In those Viking days, swords were something very luxurious and not everyone could afford a sword for battle. The primary choice of the poor Viking warriors was their axe.
Viking to Valhalla: A Warrior Who Always Wins the Fight
The old man wished to see his brothers in Valhalla. But what disabled him to do so was his excellent skills in battle. This man never seemed to lose a fight. That’s what kept him alive nearly until his “retirement age”. Ever thought of never coming to Valhalla with his fallen brothers just scared the old man off. But he had to go to the warrior path if he wanted Valhalla that bad. And did he join the last combat of his life [...]
Viking to Valhalla: A Warrior Who Always Wins the Fight
Our old Viking warrior was about to reach his “retirement age”. He was sad and nervous for fear that he could not make it to Valhalla in time. Odin would never accept anyone dying in the bed. Because all the warriors who chanted along the Valhalla had to die in battle.
Gunnar Hamundarson: Viking Warrior Got Killed for Slapping Wife
😲😲Gunnar Hamundarson: Viking Warrior Got Killed for Slapping Wife ✨When Gunnar came up age, he had to find someone who could care for his family when he was away for making fortune and earning fame. 👉He had to marry a wife. He proposed and married Hallgerðr Höskuldsdóttir [...]
Viking Warrior Story: Burning Desire to Meet Odin
Death, in the Viking belief, was the only way to find Odin in their afterlife. But not all kinds of death could deserve a seat in Valhalla. Only those sacrificing in battle could join Valhalla. Dying of old age or sickness was not something glorious in Viking age. Because of this, the old man could not see his Odin [...]
Vikings and Pirates: What are The Differences?
Physiological warfare is important, not only just for Vikings and pirates but also for any warriors of any time. Death was not an intimidating concept for the Vikings. When a Viking warrior sacrificed himself in battle, he would be the chosen one to join Valhalla with Odin the Allfather the supreme Viking god. Death was not a scary thing for those who had for themselves an afterlife they had been desiring for their whole life.
Viking Siege of Paris: Marriage for Peace
✨The Vikings first demanded tribute from Count Odo the Protector of Paris. But the Franks refused. Siegfried decided to apply the past military tactics leading the ships up the flow of the Seine. 👉The Vikings again asked for tribute and got refused for the second time. There, they began to attack the Grand Chatelet on the right bank. They used mangonels and catapults to throw large stones and javelins into the city.
Viking War Tactics: Svinfylking The Boar Formation
👉The main purpose of the boar formation was to break through the lines of the enemies. 👉The Svinfylking was a battle tactic where the warriors armed to the teeth would take part. 🖐The sheer force was powerful enough to punch a hole right in the formation of the enemies' frontline. After breaking through the lines, the Viking warriors turned the battle in their favor.
👋👋Viking Raids 🖐Raiding was, in fact, a desirable task for the young man while the mature man was set to settle down. 🖐As the Vikings believed, raids were an important test to find out how strong a Viking was and find out what their fate was destined to be. 🖐Raids would bring the Viking fame and wealth, both of which were the most important parts for a man to thrive.