A look a gifts from the Elder Futhark and Havamal
A brief guide to keeping your swords and axes in battle ready condition.
A look at what Viking’s like Odin’s Aett who had settled in England would have been eating during the 10th Century.
Odin’s Aett’s Master of Arms talks about shields
Getting started is easy with Odin’s Aett Viking Reenactment
Being a reenactor is always changing as we learn more about the Vikings
This time of year we would usually be getting organised for Wintersnight feast. The Viking’s didn’t think of seasons the way that we do, for them it was simply Summer or Winter. Summer was the easier part of the year, there was plenty of food to be had, travel was easy, there was plenty ofContinue reading “Wintersnight”
Odins Aett Viking Re-enactors visit Oldfield Forge to try their hands at forging
Herbs for healing, a brief look at viking medicine
Stephen Pollington’s “The Mead Hall: The Feasting Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England” is a fascinating read. Using Old English texts, including Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, Pollington explains the importance of communal meals and how they shaped early English society. This is backed up with archaeological evidence showing how halls were structured, what their feasting gear lookedContinue reading “Book Review – The Mead Hall”