Viking History and Mythology

A Viking Yule

Have you ever wondered what Yule was like for the Vikings? Here, we hope to give you a glimpse into the Norse mid-winter festival and the kinds of experiences you might have had as a Viking celebrating Yule. We will go over their traditions, foods, and decorations.
What was Yule?
Yule was a mid-winter festival that would […]

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Have you ever wondered what Yule was like for the Vikings? Here, we hope to give you a glimpse into the Norse mid-winter festival and the kinds of experiences you might have had as a Viking celebrating Yule. We will go over their traditions, foods, and decorations.
What was Yule?
Yule was a mid-winter festival that would

Women’s Viking Clothing

Now that we have gone over Viking age clothing in general and men’s Viking clothing, lets take a look at women’s Viking clothing. This article will look at the average Viking woman’s wardrobe. We will look at what garments they would wear, starting from the inside out.
Underdress
For most Viking women, the most basic layer of

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Now that we have gone over Viking age clothing in general and men’s Viking clothing, lets take a look at women’s Viking clothing. This article will look at the average Viking woman’s wardrobe. We will look at what garments they would wear, starting from the inside out.
Underdress
For most Viking women, the most basic layer of

Men’s Viking Clothing

In the past, we have given a general overview of Viking age clothing, such as the materials and processes used. In this post, we are going to dive into the styles and garments of men’s Viking clothing. This article is going to focus on the various garments, starting from the inside out.
Undergarments
Let’s start with the

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In the past, we have given a general overview of Viking age clothing, such as the materials and processes used. In this post, we are going to dive into the styles and garments of men’s Viking clothing. This article is going to focus on the various garments, starting from the inside out.
Undergarments
Let’s start with the

The Mythology of the Valkyries

Some of the most famous female warriors in mythology are the Valkyries. These mythical warrior women were depicted in both the Prose and Poetic Eddas. In this article, we look at the depictions of these figures, the myths they appear in, and some outfit inspiration for dressing as one.
Mythological Depictions
There are a few different ways

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Some of the most famous female warriors in mythology are the Valkyries. These mythical warrior women were depicted in both the Prose and Poetic Eddas. In this article, we look at the depictions of these figures, the myths they appear in, and some outfit inspiration for dressing as one.
Mythological Depictions
There are a few different ways

Intro to Viking Clothing

Have you ever wondered what Vikings wore? There is a lot to look at when it comes to the clothing of the Viking age, from the materials to the historical record of the garments. In this article, we hope to give you an intro to Viking clothing. We will not be diving too deeply into

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Have you ever wondered what Vikings wore? There is a lot to look at when it comes to the clothing of the Viking age, from the materials to the historical record of the garments. In this article, we hope to give you an intro to Viking clothing. We will not be diving too deeply into

Mythology of the Norse God Odin

Here at Medieval Collectibles, we hope to help you learn about and give you a quick dive into the mythology surrounding the Norse God Odin. Also, we hope to give you an idea of an outfit you could wear if you wish to become this king of Asgard. Currently Odin is best known as the

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Here at Medieval Collectibles, we hope to help you learn about and give you a quick dive into the mythology surrounding the Norse God Odin. Also, we hope to give you an idea of an outfit you could wear if you wish to become this king of Asgard. Currently Odin is best known as the

Mythology of the Norse God Thor

Thor is easily one of the most recognizable gods from Norse mythology. We hope to give you a quick dive into the mythology surrounding this popular Norse god. While he owes much of his modern popularity to Marvel Comics, he was popular among the Norse people up to and during the height of the Viking

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Thor is easily one of the most recognizable gods from Norse mythology. We hope to give you a quick dive into the mythology surrounding this popular Norse god. While he owes much of his modern popularity to Marvel Comics, he was popular among the Norse people up to and during the height of the Viking

A Look into Viking Armour

Are you interested in Viking warriors? In this post, we at Medieval Collectibles take a quick look at the armour worn by the Vikings. From shields to helmets and more, we break down what was the most popular protection and what was theoretically possible during the time period.
Viking Shields
Shields were easily one of the most

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Are you interested in Viking warriors? In this post, we at Medieval Collectibles take a quick look at the armour worn by the Vikings. From shields to helmets and more, we break down what was the most popular protection and what was theoretically possible during the time period.
Viking Shields
Shields were easily one of the most

A Look into the Weapons of the Vikings

The age of the Viking captivates many people. This post takes a look into historical Viking weapons as well as how they were made and used. We take a look at what type of weapons did the vikings use, including their swords, axes, polearms, and bows.
Viking Swords
When it came to swords, Vikings would usually wield

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The age of the Viking captivates many people. This post takes a look into historical Viking weapons as well as how they were made and used. We take a look at what type of weapons did the vikings use, including their swords, axes, polearms, and bows.
Viking Swords
When it came to swords, Vikings would usually wield

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