As I understand it, most of what we know about Norse mythology is based on texts written in sagas by Christians in the late Middle Ages. Do we have any contemporary accounts of Norse mythology from ...
I am interested in understanding something which I have seen in the film 13th warrior where the Vikings all use the same bowl of water to clean themselves. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkcsLFSAS30 ...
Which mythological/historical/fictional character is cited as a symbol for constant improvement or dogged persistence in re-doing his task? [closed]
I would rather ask this if there was a Stacks site for Literature. But, I need to ask it here: I am searching for a mythical or fictional (and if there is one, historical) figure (or tale, or animal, ...
I've been looking around for any kind of sign, symbol, sigil, or such that can be said to have anything to do with the deity Loki, of the Norse pantheon. There doesn't seem to be anything as obvious ...