The fall of the old religion did not happen all at once, and I cannot lay the blame solely on Christian intolerance. From the beginning the monotheists made it clear that they had no room for the other gods.
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End of Winter and Beginning of Spring Sinking of Marzanna is an ancient Polish pagan custom. “Marzanna” (called also Mora, Morena or Morana) was a goddess which was offered grains
Hnefatafl (pronounced neff-e-tah-ful) is a Chess-like board game once considered to be the most respected intellectual pursuit among Norse nobles. Hnefatafl was considered lost to history for almost a millennium,
article by Michael Stevens St. Patrick is said to have lived in the 5th Century, although only two contemporary documents attest to his existence: the Letter to Coroticus and a
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The Julleuchter or Yule Lantern is a small hollow clay candlestick about 8″ tall. On its four sides it has a heart and a Hagall