Getting warmed up on this bracer project with another one that was ordered sometime ago. Progress!

Getting warmed up on this bracer project with another one that was ordered sometime ago. Progress!

historical-nonfiction:

Meet Snorri Sturluson, a renowned 13th century Icelander.
he was born a commoner, but raised by a relative of the Norwegian family
Snorri received a good education and when the time was right married into a cheftainship and estate
by this time, he had gained some renown as a gifted poet
Snorri  was elected lawspeaker for the Althing, the only public office in Iceland — and a position with considerable respect
by royal invitation, Snorri traveled to Norway. King Haakon piled the man with gifts,  and Snorri thanked him by writing poems glorifying the young king’s reign
when he returned he was re-elected lawspeaker, mainly due to his fame as a poet
King Haakon wanted to join with Iceland, and as a chieftain Snorri initially favored the idea. But he changed his mind, famously telling Hakon “I will go home”
Snorri’s“Heimskringla” the best-known of the Old Norse sagas, tells the stories of Norwegian kings and in the 1900s became seen in Norway as establishing an ancient national identity

historical-nonfiction:

Meet Snorri Sturluson, a renowned 13th century Icelander.

  • he was born a commoner, but raised by a relative of the Norwegian family
  • Snorri received a good education and when the time was right married into a cheftainship and estate
  • by this time, he had gained some renown as a gifted poet
  • Snorri  was elected lawspeaker for the Althing, the only public office in Iceland — and a position with considerable respect
  • by royal invitation, Snorri traveled to Norway. King Haakon piled the man with gifts,  and Snorri thanked him by writing poems glorifying the young king’s reign
  • when he returned he was re-elected lawspeaker, mainly due to his fame as a poet
  • King Haakon wanted to join with Iceland, and as a chieftain Snorri initially favored the idea. But he changed his mind, famously telling Hakon “I will go home”
  • Snorri’s“Heimskringla” the best-known of the Old Norse sagas, tells the stories of Norwegian kings and in the 1900s became seen in Norway as establishing an ancient national identity

(via guthbrand)

asgardianhammer-archive:

So, you wish to dwell among warriors? Admittedly I was slightly peer-pressured into making this but it’s mostly because I’m getting lazy and it’s nice to have a place where all the stuff I might need is. Below are several links to awesomeness that I bookmarked over time and might help peoples who like to frolic/write/rp/daydream anything Asgardian/Norse/Viking-era. Aye!
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Asgard (MCU)
Thor Concept Art I
Thor Concept Art II
Thor: The Dark World Concept Art I
Thor: The Dark World Concept Art II
Thor: The Dark World Concept Art III
Culture & World
The Norse Culture
Viking Answer Lady
Viking Training & Combat
Viking Weapons & Armor
Norse Holidays & Festivals
Viking Inspired Leatherwork
Asgard Inspired Clothing
Asgard Inspired Fashion ( Pintrest )
Spirituality
Norse Gods & Goddesses and the Asatru
Asatru: Norse Heathenism
Holy Nation of Odin (Odinism)
Norse Pantheon Listing
Norse Creation Myth
Beings Listing
Rune Study
Mythology Sites
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology II
Mythical Creatures Guide
Words & Language
Reference List of things Asgardian’s swear by
Viking Age Insults
Old Norse Names  I
Old Norse Names II
Female Norse Names
Learning Old Norse
Old Norse: Language, Alphabet & Pronouncation
Old Norse for Beginners
Old Norse eTexts
Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas
Old Norse Poems
Viking Rune (Names/Runes/Symbols)
Write In Runes
Norse Sayings/Proverbs
Old Norse Dictionary
Runic Alphabets
Useful References
HQ Picture Galleries list by Fassy
Different Ways To Braid
Runic Type Fonts
Wallpapers, Backgrounds, Images
Viking Vector Art
Misc. Fab Sites/ Inspirational Tumblrs
Daily Asgardian News
Asgard (comics) wiki
Asgard (myth) wiki
Valhallar
Sorrinfell
Norse Viking Queen
Forrest Of The North
FY Norse Mythology
Daily Facts, Recipes, Mythology & History 

asgardianhammer-archive:

So, you wish to dwell among warriors? Admittedly I was slightly peer-pressured into making this but it’s mostly because I’m getting lazy and it’s nice to have a place where all the stuff I might need is. Below are several links to awesomeness that I bookmarked over time and might help peoples who like to frolic/write/rp/daydream anything Asgardian/Norse/Viking-era. Aye!

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Asgard (MCU)

Culture & World

Spirituality

Mythology Sites

Words & Language

Useful References

Misc. Fab Sites/ Inspirational Tumblrs

(via guthbrand)

kittyk4att:

Thor’s Beer Run | Mythology w/ Dael Kingsmill

Dael tells one of her favourite Norse myths, featuring Thor fishing, fighting, and committing various felonies in the name of finding more beer for a party. 

This might be the best mythological story I’ve ever heard.

(via guthbrand)

alonatwotrees:

norse borders http://ift.tt/10alkaq

baerials:

This is the BEST THING IVE EVER SEEN

(Source: sizvideos, via musicsnumber1elitist)

shiningdaisy:

H. R. Giger

sabrinaseratonin:

I don’t think about how my piercings/tattoo look 60 years from now because at that age who even gives a fuck what they look like at that point . The scars and ink will just show the world “Yeah I did that shit and you missed out.”

(via yousuckflounderlemming)

The people I follow, all pretty.

(Source: souljaboy2007, via the-heavy-metal-viking)

likeafieldmouse:

Nicholas Hughes - In Darkness Visible, Verses I & II (2005-7)

No lightbut rather darkness visible—John Milton

(via tmbird)