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Tyr’s Day Night Live

Tyr is the Norse god of war, and as such is often associated with the Greek Ares or the Roman Mars. He’s thought to have been a major player in his own pantheon, probably being the chief god in some … Continue reading

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Norse Code

Eight Days of Luke, by Diana Wynne Jones – This story follows the pattern we often see in Jones’s books, starting with a mundane premise and bringing the magical world into play gradually. This time, the old Norse gods are … Continue reading

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Out to Sea

It’s interesting that, while Poseidon is one of the best-known gods of the Greek pantheon, I haven’t heard all that much about Norse sea gods. Kind of odd, as the Vikings were more famous as seafarers than were the Greeks. … Continue reading

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