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Dec

31

THE CLIMAX OF THE FIMBUL – WINTER . THE MIGRATION OF TRIBES FROM THE NORTH . SKJÖLD BORGAR AND HALFDAN

Excerpts from” Our Fathers’ Godsaga”, by Viktor Rydberg , translated by William P Reeves After Baldur’s death, there was no power in Asgard that could check the whirlwinds, blizzards, and hailstorms sent by Völund from Jötunheim. The distinctions between summer and winter disappeared altogether, and it seemed as if winter would reign every month of the year. The land closest

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Dec

23

Yuletide Customs

“They set the table for the Queen of Heaven,—whom the common people call Frau Holda” Like the White Lady, Frau Perchta and Berchta, Frau Holle was also connected with prophecy, although on a more domestic level. Near Hörselberg in Thuringia, maidens would place new fiber on their distaffs on Christmas Eve before Frau Holle began

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Dec

23

The Vanir

As the Aesir are the defenders and protectors of the World Order, the Vanir are primarily concerned with its maintenance and function. Because of this, we often view them as nature divinities, and as such they can be closely correlated to the natural sciences. Frey owns the Grotti-Mill that regulates the ebb and flow of

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