Yeavering

Farwerck draws comparisons between the “oblong square” form of a lodgeroom and remains of temples in Iceland. There was also such a temple in a...

Öndvegissúlur

Öndvegissúlur, or high-seat pillars, were a pair of wooden poles placed on each side of the high-seat—the place where the head of household would have...

Old Saxon texts

In Utrecht, the Netherlands, a text was found from the time of the Christianisation of these parts, the end of the 8th century. It has...

Comacine masters

According to Wikipedia “The Comacine masters (magistri comacini) were early medieval Lombard stonemasons working in a region of excellent building stone who gave to Lombardy...

Culwch and Olwen

Culhwch’s father, King Cilydd son of Celyddon, loses his wife Goleuddydd after a difficult childbirth. When he remarries, the young Culhwch rejects his stepmother’s attempt...

Lex Frisionum

De Honore templorum Qui fanum effregerit, et ibi aliquid de sacris tulerit, ducitur ad mare, et in sabulo, quod accessus maris operire solte, finduntur aures...

A sort of timeline

Saying something about the religious history of Northwestern Europe, we can pick the first century as starting point. It is from then on that the...

Freemasonry in Viking times

The Norwegian Freemason Arvid Ystad published a book with the title “Frimurerne i Vikingtiden”, or “Freemasonry in Viking-times”. This is potentially interesting, but it looks...

Henning Andreas Klövekorn

Well well, I ran into a Masonic heathen ‘by accident’. Not the least person too it seems. It appears Henning Klövekorn is quite a public...

Why a heathen became a Freemason

Some 15 years ago I was ‘coming home’ after a long search through the world of religion and esotericism. I had studied all kinds of...