germanic paganism

  1. The Hammer and the Cross (A Norse & Carolingian tl)
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    Denmark has always been on the periphery of Europe and only on a few occasions have this minor power had decisive influence on the chain of events that were to shape the fate of Europe. However one of these occasions happened in 810 and this event would reshape the entire history of Europe and...
  2. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Imperator Germanorum: The Legacy of Arminius
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Imperator Germanorum: The Legacy of Arminius Prologue “The boy is something else. He will go places, just like his father.” – Flavus, Brother of Arminius I, Liberator of Germania *** Excerpts from ‘The Son of Arminius: Limits of an Empire’ by Andreas Adrikonos. “In order to truly...
  3. Mr_Fanboy

    In the absence of Islam, which religion becomes the primary competitor to Christianity?

    Let's keep the point of divergence simple: imagine a world where Muhammad had simply never been born. In such a scenario, what religion is most likely to be the most significant competitor to Christianity in terms of number of followers by the year 2021? Said religion does not have to garner...
  4. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    The Sword of Ongenþeow and the Songs of Guðir. – An Old Norse TL
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Prologue:- *** Ongenþeow, the King of the Swedes was not having a good time. He was already in his middle age, and his dueling skills had dimmed quite the bit in the past years when peace reigned over the lands. The Geat King Hygelac had come back, bounced back from a war that his swedes had...
  5. Saga of Fróði Ævarsson: The Norse Prophet
    Threadmarks: Part I: The first Óðr

    Part I: The first Óðr Fróði, son of Ævar, was probably born between 672 CE and 677 CE. Not much of his early life (before his Óðr) is known that isn't based on retroactive speculation some years after his death. Due to his early association with Visby, Gotland, it is assumed by most...