The triquetra has been found on runestones in Northern Europe and on early Germanic coins. It presumably had pagan religious meaning and it bears a resemblance to the Valknut, a symbol associated with Odin. The triquetra is often found in Insular art, most notably metal work and in illuminated manuscripts like the Book of Kells. It is also found in similar artwork on Celtic crosses and slabs from the early Christian period.

The triquetra has been found on runestones in Northern Europe and on early Germanic coins. It presumably had pagan religious meaning and it bears a resemblance to the Valknut, a symbol associated with Odin. The triquetra is often found in Insular art, most notably metal work and in illuminated manuscripts like the Book of Kells. It is also found in similar artwork on Celtic crosses and slabs from the early Christian period.

St Patrick's Day Quilted Table Runner in shade of green, Shamrock table cloth, St Patricks Bureau Scarf, Luck of the Irish, Quiltsy Handmade by LawsonCreations on Etsy

St Patrick's Day Quilted Table Runner in shade of green, Shamrock table cloth, St Patricks Bureau Scarf, Luck of the Irish, Quiltsy Handmade by LawsonCreations on Etsy

Infographic from the Vikings TV show. I like the style of it, even if the info's a little sparse.

Infographic from the Vikings TV show. I like the style of it, even if the info's a little sparse.

Video of the week | Celtic Thunder Mythology - 'I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrows' | Celtic Thunder

Video of the week | Celtic Thunder Mythology - 'I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrows' | Celtic Thunder

Tips on learning the Irish language plus resources for listening to it (radio stations entirely in Irish, tv shows, etc).

Tips on learning the Irish language plus resources for listening to it (radio stations entirely in Irish, tv shows, etc).

The "Shieldmaiden" was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga and in Gesta Danorum. Shieldmaidens also appear in stories of other Germanic nations: Goths, Cimbri, and Marcomanni. The mythical Valkyries may have been based on the shieldmaidens.

The "Shieldmaiden" was a woman who had chosen to fight as a warrior in Scandinavian folklore and mythology. They are often mentioned in sagas such as Hervarar saga and in Gesta Danorum. Shieldmaidens also appear in stories of other Germanic nations: Goths, Cimbri, and Marcomanni. The mythical Valkyries may have been based on the shieldmaidens.

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed says she was held at gunpoint Friday night during an attempted robbery. It happened just before midnight on Olive in Midtown St. Louis.

Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed says she was held at gunpoint Friday night during an attempted robbery. It happened just before midnight on Olive in Midtown St. Louis.

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