Nordic Mythology Podcast

Ep - 101 Ancient Viking Rituals with Simon Nygaard

February 03, 2022 Episode 101
Nordic Mythology Podcast
Ep - 101 Ancient Viking Rituals with Simon Nygaard
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Show Notes

This week we finally get to meet Mathias's evil twin! Mathias and Daniel are sitting down with Simon Nygaard,  Assistant Professor in pre-Christian Nordic religion at Aarhus University and former classmate of our very own favorite professor, to discuss Viking rituals! Topics include: How we remember things through cultural knowledge, the problems with the hard facts of archeology, and a lengthy explanation of a ritual involving reciting poetry to a preserved horse penis. It's complicated...

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