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Why Do Norwegians Hate Swedes and Danes?

Norway, Sweden, and Denmark are each part of the region of Northern Europe known as Scandinavia. These countries have a shared history, and like many other places in the world, they have experienced...

The Giants of Norse Mythology

There are different races of beings in Norse mythology: gods, humans, dwarves, elves, trolls, and giants.  Of these, the gods and the giants figure most prominently in Viking myths and legends....

Who Can Lift Thor’s Hammer?

The Norse god with the broadest appeal to the Viking people is also Norse mythology's most recognizable and perhaps most popular figure.  In the performance of his many godly duties, Thor is rarely...