norse 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. What If: Greenland Norse has survived the Little Ice Age

    This is one of my ideas -When the Norse settled in Greenland, they brought Celtics as well as Sami shipbuilders and reindeer herders; a few Norse settlers and Samis ran away from the settlements because of taxation or crimes and adapted a semi-nomadic lifestyle. In contrast to OTL, Greenlanders...
  3. EmperorOfTheNorthSea

    Implications of successful Norse Colonization in North America as well as on Mesoamerican, Oasis-American, and Andean regions and civilizations?

    Whoo thats a whollop of a title. So basically in recent years and months I've noticed an upsurge in Vinland threads and the like, specifically one that do more than just posit whether the initial colony would fail or not which has pretty much been the staple for discussions about a Norse North...
  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...
  6. सार्थक (Sārthākā)

    Norse Civilization and Roman Scandinavia???? Some Questions

    Now before some people start shouting ASB, hear me out. So I have a kind of hobby with Norse history. Norse history before 500 AD seems to be very very very blurry. Now, based on the title i can assume, some people will be thinking about Roman settlement in Scandinavia. This isn't what i am...