clothing example question
Hello, really fascinating tumblr to browse through. I know this not directly your focus, but do you know of any good resources that show clothing examples of Anglo-Saxon, Germanic tribes before and after the Roman Empire influence? Thanks, -Anne
As an answer to a question. More info can probably be found at some of the more Anglo-Saxon oriented sites linked to in the archive and at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Saxon_dress (as a good start). The Anglo-Saxon clothes seems related, though not identical, to Norse clothing. However some things , like the tunic, the cloak and tight trousers (for men) seems to have been common in many...
Heathens: Tell Us Of Your Ways
If you are of Anglo-Saxon faith, Theodism, Urglaawe or any other Heathen way. Make submissions. (Homophobic , racists…..i am very tired. Shut up or eat axe) This place was never meant to be for only one type of Heathen. Stand up in the hall and make your story known to us. I am Scandinavian and can only thruthfully account for Scandinavian customs and history (and i dont speak for all...
Anglo-Saxon clothes – women →
5th to 7th centuries Women wore an under-dress of linen or wool with long and a draw-string neck. Sleeves were fastened with clasps for wealthier women, or drawn together with braid or string for poorer women.
Regia Anglorum-Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Norman and... →
A thousand years ago, people like you and me lived, loved and died here in the Islands of Britain. Their lives are far away in time, separated from us by thirty generations. Yet they were very like us, just as cheerful, just as sad, just as generous, just as mean- spirited, just as skilled and just as fumble-fingered as we are today.
A Woman's Anglo-Saxon Garments, 450-650c.e.,... →
To Pass Through the Heart Again
Forn Sed – The Fennoscandic Perspective →
Perhaps one thing i can observe in Scandinavian Forn Sed (exept for the temporal, non emphasis on the “Viking Age”) is a perspective that is more Fennoscandic. To a Swede it is only natural that both Finnish and Sámi influences are very present in our language and culture since long back. Sami people worshipping Horagalles or Tiermes. Copper engraving by Bernard Picart from Cérémonies et...
Temple Of Our Heathen Gods →
This is a Heathen website, focused on the Asatru religion and honoring the Northern Gods. We are based in the Kansas City area, on the border between Kansas and Missouri. We have formed a Heathen Kindred in Kansas City dedicated to the Asatru Religion. Our Kansas City Heathen Kindred is tribal in nature, and is called Jotun’s Bane Kindred. We host a yearly heathen gathering called...
Some GOOD Things About US Asatru →
Since i have aired my frustration sometimes, and perhaps (unintentionally) in a way that might seem like i´m targeting whole groups rather than certain tendencies (some of them “fringe” but that might have bigger consequences in the long term) it feels only fair that i also open my mouth about some pros. There are whole groups as well as very learned individuals within heathenry everywhere...
Following the Northern Star: Runes for Divination? →
skadisdottir: So, I ended up getting roped into a divination fair in my town as a reader. I have been reading runes in a three-rune cast for quite a while, and I am not all that concerned about doing the fair because of that. However, I am desperately looking for sourcework pertaining to rune reading and…
Authentic Viking DNA Retrieved From 1,000-year-old... →
ScienceDaily (May 27, 2008) — Although “Viking” literally means “pirate,” recent research has indicated that the Vikings were also traders to the fishmongers of Europe. Stereotypically, these Norsemen are usually pictured wearing a horned helmet but in a new study, Jørgen Dissing and colleagues from the University of Copenhagen, investigated what went under the helmet; the...
New Research Refutes Myth Of Pure Scandinavian... →
ScienceDaily (June 9, 2008) — A team of forensic scientists at the University of Copenhagen has studied human remains found in two ancient Danish burial grounds dating back to the iron age, and discovered a man who appears to be of Arabian origin. The findings suggest that human beings were as genetically diverse 2000 years ago as they are today and indicate greater mobility among iron age...
Vikings With Vanity: Vivid Colors, Flowing Silk,... →
ScienceDaily (Feb. 25, 2008) — Vivid colors, flowing silk ribbons, and glittering bits of mirrors - the Vikings dressed with considerably more panache than we previously thought. The men were especially vain, and the women dressed provocatively, but with the advent of Christianity, fashions changed, according to Swedish archeologist Annika Larsson. Swedish viking men’s fashions were...
Uncovering the truth about Viking Men →
ScienceDaily (Apr. 27, 2010) — Vikings are associated with weapons and warfare, machismo and mayhem.
Viking buried with axe, sword and spear found with... →
ScienceDaily (Oct. 23, 2011) — The UK mainland’s first fully intact Viking boat burial site has been discovered by archaeologists working in the Scottish Highlands. The 5m-long grave contained the remains of a high status Viking, who was buried with an axe, a sword with a beautifully decorated hilt, a spear, shield boss and bronze ring-pin. Oliver Harris and Phil Richardson conducted the...
UnholyHeathen: Fuck the Nine Noble Virtues →
crotchetyoldheathens: sinnsreachdheathen: unholyheathen: I’ll make up my own gods-damned virtues if I want, thanks. I’ll keep it short and sweet. Some adherents to heathenry follow these as a code, some do not. Me, I do my own thing and pay no mind to people’s made up moralities. Basically I see the NNV as a “heathenised” Ten Commandments or, even for… I am not a fan, tbh. I’ve always...
Unless.: Searched the tags "Odin" and "Thor"... →
marcelgomes: tinypagan: crotchetyoldheathens: marcelgomes: I couldnt find anything that even remotely had anything to do with Odin or Thor. Only movie and comics crap. Excuse me if that scares me a bit. I´m not entirely keen on having my Deities and culture reduced to spandex wearing… Me (the OP) “Also, blasphemy what? This is Heathenry, there is no blasphemy here. No one cares if...
I will write an answer...
My post on Thor and Odin has gotten some responses that kind of prove my point. I will however not do it while im still p*ssed off. It is clear however that what i see when i look around me in Sweden is all wrong and academics and museums are ill informed and i will henceforth ask teenage people in other parts of the world about my own culture.
Happy 4:th Of July!