A Norwegian official say five Nordic prime ministers who posed for a photo clutching a soccer ball weren’t intending to make fun of a viral image from U.S. President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia. It was meant to promote U.N. sustainability goals, which were written on the soccer ball. (Photos: AP)
Here is a list with some books that I like and would recommend to others who have an interest in Forn Sed, Ásatrú, Norse Heathenry, Scandinavian folk belief and the written history of the viking era.
The Myths & Sagas
Andy Orchard - The Elder Edda Ursula Dronke - The Poetic Edda Carolyne Larrington - The Poetic Edda (Revised 2014 Edition) Kevin Crossley-Holland - Norse Myths Jane Smiley - The Sagas Of The Icelanders Lise Lunge-Larson - The Adventures Of Thor The Thunder God
Vägar Till Midgård 8 - Old Norse Religion in Long Term Perspectives Vägar Till Midgård 14 - Animals & Humans in Old Norse Religion Vägar Till Midgård 16 - Tracing Old Norse Cosmology Rudolph Simek - Dictionary of Northern Mythology
Lars Magnar Enoksen - Heathen Rites Of Ancient Nordic Chronicles Lars Magnar Enoksen - Galdrs Of The Edda Pete Jennings - Heathen Paths Maria Kvilhaug - The Seed Of Yggdrasil Daniel Serra & Hanna Tunberg - An Early Meal (Viking Age Cookbook)
Lars Magnar Enoksen - The History Of Runic Lore Björn Jónasson - A Little Book About The Runes
Reimund Kvideland & Henning Sehmsdorf - Scandinavian Folk Belief And Legend Joanne Asala - Norwegian Troll Tales Polly Lawson & John Bauer - Swedish Folk Tales (Green cover NOT red) William Craigie - Scandinavian Folk-Lore Jacqueline Simpson - Scandinavian Folktales
Magnús Rafnsson - Two Icelandic Books Of Magic Magnús Rafnsson - Rún Ögmundur Helgason & Anna Yates - Galdrakver Mary S. Rustad - The Black Books Of Elverum Kathleen Stokker - Remedies And Rituals
Make sure to check out my other posts on free resources and my Norwegian reading list if they are suitable for you.