Celtic Symbols and Their Meanings

2017-11-17T02:13:29+00:00 Categories: Symbols and Meanings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ruling over a big part of Europe during the Iron Age and the Medieval Period, the Celtic people surely played a big role in shaping the structure of the continent. From their ethical codes, artworks, jewelry, building techniques, blacksmithing, farming and diplomacy skills [...]

Loup Garou (Rougarou): The Cajun Legend

2017-05-15T21:01:35+00:00 Categories: Mythical Creatures|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A loup garou is a mythical creature in French, Canadian and American folklores which is believed to come into existence as a result of a curse. It is basically the same thing with a rougarou/rugaru/roux-ga-roux/rugaroo. The word "loup-garou" is derived [...]

Real Floki (Vikings), Raven/Hrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson

2017-12-07T02:28:51+00:00 Categories: History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

If History Channel's Vikings is one of the most popular TV shows today, that is in part thanks to network's amazing choices while casting actors for the roles of unique characters included to the show. And when we think of [...]

Vikings in 30 Pictures – What is Real and What is Not?

2017-11-18T17:53:27+00:00 Categories: Fact or Fiction|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since its premiere on the small screen four years ago, History Channel's Vikings became one of the most popular shows and gained a huge following around the world. Critically acclaimed series following  the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok and his Viking [...]

Rollo the Viking Duke of Normandy

2017-10-23T21:36:40+00:00 Categories: History|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Who was Rollo the Viking in real life ? Was Rollo actually Ragnar Lothbrok's brother ? Did he really become a duke of France? Here are the answers to all these questions as accurate as they could be given considering [...]