Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit: © Zbynek Burival/iStockphoto

Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit: © Zbynek Burival/iStockphoto

This gave me goosebumps! Justin and I were literally just talkin about this!

This gave me goosebumps! Justin and I were literally just talkin about this!

I chose this because this is something that Beowulf lived by. He wanted glory and to have fame while he was alive and long after he died.

Norwegian bride wearing a traditional folk costume with a bridal crown. You will notice the bridal crown has small metal discs and beads hanging from it which produce a melodic tinkling and according to some legends this is supposed to ward off evil spirits from the bride.

Norwegian bride wearing a traditional folk costume with a bridal crown. You will notice the bridal crown has small metal discs and beads hanging from it which produce a melodic tinkling and according to some legends this is supposed to ward off evil spirits from the bride.

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NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES by Gert Strindberg - First edition, Review Copy - 1947 - from Windy Hill Books and Biblio.com

NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES by Gert Strindberg - First edition, Review Copy - 1947 - from Windy Hill Books and Biblio.com


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NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES by Strindberg, Gert  NY: Roy, 1947. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very Good  dustjacket. Dj has a few closed edge tears. Book has a Horn Book stamp to front free end paper. Review slip is laid in. Black and white illustrations by author..  First edition , Review Copy. ...  more   Offered By  Windy Hill Books AUS$83.19 + $20 postage

NORWEGIAN FAIRY TALES by Strindberg, Gert NY: Roy, 1947. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Dj has a few closed edge tears. Book has a Horn Book stamp to front free end paper. Review slip is laid in. Black and white illustrations by author.. First edition , Review Copy. ... more Offered By Windy Hill Books AUS$83.19 + $20 postage

ANTIKVITETER: Kunstnerparet har samlet bondeantikviteter gjennom et langt liv. Skatollet fra 1844 er fra Etnedal i Valdres.

ANTIKVITETER: Kunstnerparet har samlet bondeantikviteter gjennom et langt liv. Skatollet fra 1844 er fra Etnedal i Valdres.

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of Norwegian Costumes part 3A, the West, Bjerkreim

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Overview of Norwegian Costumes part 3A, the West, Bjerkreim

So true. You can be brave without any, but you cannot understand the hardships of bearing them....I have scars and plenty..proud..darryl

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

So true. You can be brave without any, but you cannot understand the hardships of bearing them....I have scars and plenty..proud..darryl

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