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The rune on the handle is Thurisaz, it is Thor's rune. The runes in the body of the mjolnir are of the Elder Furthak and literally spell out Mjolnir.

Be strong

Be strong when you are weak. Be brave when you are scared. Be humble when you are victorious. The true warrior has to have more control over his mind.

Viking throne craft made in Finland

Viking throne craft made in Finland

Viking throne craft made in Finland - Perfect for John (Woodworking Desk)

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Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

By Periklis Deligiannis Dragonhead on the prow of a Viking longship. . The historical districts of Scandinavia. The following probable tribal districts are noted among others:  Uppland (political c…

Beginnings of the Viking peoples: The Scandinavian peoples and tribes from the Vendel Period to the Viking Age

The Vikings were not the first people to build ships but they did build the best ships anyone had made up to that time. Viking ships often had Dragons heads mounted on the bow to scare off sea monsters.

swordofsnow:  History Vikings ~ Longships

doesn't really look like a dragon to me. It is a terrifying image though so I can see why the Vikings included images of dragons on the front of their ships. It was a way to intimidate their opponents.

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German Mythology, Norse Mythology, Greek Mythology, Norse Religion, Viking Tattoos, Viking Art, Fox Art, Vikings, Thor

Hávamál

He knows alone who has wandered wide, and far has fared on the way, what manner of mind a man doth own who is wise of head and heart.

Vikings

Viking longboat ships were used to travel from one raid to another. The act of pillaging and conquering other lands has often left a negative stigma on the Vikings, but amongst the Gods of Norse Mythology;

...Worship of Odin may date to Proto-Germanic paganism. The Roman historian Tacitus may refer to Odin when he talks of Mercury. The reason is that, like Mercury, Odin was regarded as Psychopompos, "guide of souls."

Norse god Odin the Wanderer, with his ravens Huginn (Thought) and Muninn (Memory)

Das Rattenfangerhaus, Hameln, Hanover, Germany

indypendent-thinking: “ Das Rattenfaengerhaus, Hameln, Hanover, Germany (Pied Piper House), ”

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