The Hall of Heorot

The Home of Heroes

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itmovesmemorelol:

Forseti: Norse god of justice Forseti is the son of Balder and Nanna and following his fathers death, it was his presence among the Aesir in Asgard that some solace was found because it is said he is a reflection of his fathers shining light and goodness. He represents justice where it applies to the law and is often hailed by those in professions of law-keeping and governance and is known for fairly settling disputes among the gods when they arise. His hall Glitner is described as beautifully adorned, decorated in plated silver throughout the entire hall and standing on pillars, or columns, or pure gold.  Forseti is also said to bring justice to the wrongly accused and hears the call of those that are defending themselves legally against crimes they did not commit. His rulings are fair and his positions neutral, making him a peacekeeper.  H.A. Guerber writes:  “Here, upon an exalted throne, Forseti, the lawgiver, sat day after day, settling the differences of gods and men, patiently listening to both sides of every question, and finally pronouncing a sentence which was so very equitable that none ever found fault with his decrees.  Such were this god’s eloquence and his power of persuasion that he always succeeded in touching his hearers’ hearts, and never failed to reconcile even the most bitter foes. All who left his presence were thereafter sure to live in peace, for none dared break a vow once made to him, lest they should incur his just anger and immediately fall down dead.”
Artist: Igor Ozhiganova 
Source: Women of Asatru
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itmovesmemorelol:

Forseti: Norse god of justice

Forseti is the son of Balder and Nanna and following his fathers death, it was his presence among the Aesir in Asgard that some solace was found because it is said he is a reflection of his fathers shining light and goodness.

He represents justice where it applies to the law and is often hailed by those in professions of law-keeping and governance and is known for fairly settling disputes among the gods when they arise. His hall Glitner is described as beautifully adorned, decorated in plated silver throughout the entire hall and standing on pillars, or columns, or pure gold.

Forseti is also said to bring justice to the wrongly accused and hears the call of those that are defending themselves legally against crimes they did not commit. His rulings are fair and his positions neutral, making him a peacekeeper.

H.A. Guerber writes:

“Here, upon an exalted throne, Forseti, the lawgiver, sat day after day, settling the differences of gods and men, patiently listening to both sides of every question, and finally pronouncing a sentence which was so very equitable that none ever found fault with his decrees.

Such were this god’s eloquence and his power of persuasion that he always succeeded in touching his hearers’ hearts, and never failed to reconcile even the most bitter foes. All who left his presence were thereafter sure to live in peace, for none dared break a vow once made to him, lest they should incur his just anger and immediately fall down dead.”

Artist: Igor Ozhiganova

Source: Women of Asatru

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The Dance at Alder Cove - Youth/Father/Geezer  I see you

 

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obsessiveheathen:

takechances-make-mistakes:

thehouseofrisingsun:

by *Halla*

Ok, sorry but this is seriously annoying me: this man is not a Viking/Heathen/Norse! He is wearing an Iron Age Finnish costume. I mean, we could get into the distinctions on what those words really mean and how it’s not all very concrete sometimes, but still. Maybe everyone already knows this, but I like to make sure. At the very least, he’s obviously not wearing a Thor’s hammer, but an Ukko’s axe (they curve differently). Not to mention, if you go to the source that’s linked it describes his outfit in great detail, down to the Finnish grave sites where the items these things are based on were found.
(Not yelling at anyone in particular, I just have a lot of feelings about people conflating Norse and Finnish culture, ok? It’s hard enough trying to find the info I want without them getting all lumped together)

He’s representing his native culture, rocking pre-Christian pagan symbols, and presenting himself as a proud Finnish warrior. 
Seems pretty heathen to me.
Heathen =/= Norse.

obsessiveheathen:

takechances-make-mistakes:

thehouseofrisingsun:

by *Halla*

Ok, sorry but this is seriously annoying me: this man is not a Viking/Heathen/Norse! He is wearing an Iron Age Finnish costume. I mean, we could get into the distinctions on what those words really mean and how it’s not all very concrete sometimes, but still. Maybe everyone already knows this, but I like to make sure. At the very least, he’s obviously not wearing a Thor’s hammer, but an Ukko’s axe (they curve differently). Not to mention, if you go to the source that’s linked it describes his outfit in great detail, down to the Finnish grave sites where the items these things are based on were found.

(Not yelling at anyone in particular, I just have a lot of feelings about people conflating Norse and Finnish culture, ok? It’s hard enough trying to find the info I want without them getting all lumped together)

He’s representing his native culture, rocking pre-Christian pagan symbols, and presenting himself as a proud Finnish warrior. 

Seems pretty heathen to me.

Heathen =/= Norse.

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hedendom:

Gates Of Valhalla

Artwork by feivelyn.deviantart.com for “Songs Of The Allfather” - an album from the Canadian folk-metal band, Eye Of Odin.

hedendom:

Gates Of Valhalla

Artwork by feivelyn.deviantart.com for “Songs Of The Allfather” - an album from the Canadian folk-metal band, Eye Of Odin.