Norse Site    

I started this page to give a starting point for SCA members wanting to find information
concerning the Norse, Vikings, Scandinavia, Sweden and particularly
Anglo-Saxon & Viking Britain. Hopefully as this page grows,
it will meet the needs of the populace.

A Simple Guide to Creating Old Norse Names by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
Viking First Names found in the Landnámabók by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
Viking Bynames found in the Landnámabók by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
Viking Locative Bynames found in the Landnámabók by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
Old Norse Pronunciation Guide by Aryanhwy merch Catmael
Pronunciation of Old Norse (standard) by Óskar Guđlaugsson
Swedish Feminine Names from ca. 1300 by Lindorm Eriksson
Glossary of Place names from Landnámabók
The Viking Answer Lady's Old Norse Men's Names and their Meanings by Gunnvör silfrahárr
The Viking Answer Lady's Old Norse Women's Names by Gunnvör silfrahárr
The Viking Answer Lady's Old Norse Names by Gunnvör silfrahárr
Ock Fingerade Namn Frĺn Medeltiden (Medieval Norse Given Names) by E. H. Lind
Who Were the Vikings?
Viking Social Organisation
Viking Military Organisation
Landnámabók by T. Ellwood (trans. The Book of the Settlement of Iceland)
Games of the Viking & Anglo-Saxon Age
Pastimes of the Viking & Anglo-Saxon Age
Glima - Wrestling of the Vikings
Viking Ship Construction
Anglo-Saxon and Viking Woodworking Techniques
Viking Ships and Their Use
The Viking Longship
Glass and Amber Working in the Viking Age
Viking Ornamentation Styles
A Basic Guide to Footwear in the Viking Age
The Viking Age
The Raven Banner and other Viking Age Banners
by Gunnvör silfrahárr
Personal Display for Viking Age Personae: A Primer for Use in the SCA
(or, How to tweak some of the concepts of SCA heraldry so they fit a Viking Age persona)
Thora Sharptooth
Heraldry for a Non-Heraldic Culture: Vikings and Coats-of-Arms in the SCA
by Gunnvör silfrahárr
Regia Anglorum
The premier site for Viking Britian & Anglo-Saxon information.
Viking Heritage
A network for Viking related knowledge.
Thora Sharptooth's Viking Resources Page
Excellent info on Viking textiles, clothing and culture.
Gunnvör silfrahárr: The Viking Answer Lady
Excellent info on Viking life, technology, agriculture, warfare and religion.
Arild Hauge's Rune Site
Fascinating rune information.



If you are not familiar with the SCA but would like to know more,
check out the following links:

New Member Information   -   Articles to help folks new to the SCA
Heraldry Information Page   -   Information on heraldry and names as used in the SCA
SCA Activities & Interests   -   Information on Arts, Crafts, Sciences, Martial Activities, Equestrian Activities, etc.
SCA Groups / KC Metro   -   SCA groups in and around the KC metro area


©1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Ron Knight
Baron Modar Neznanich, OPel

Permission to Print

This Norse Site page is published by Ron Knight [known in the SCA as Modar Neznanich] for the edification of the members of the Barony of Forgotten Sea, its cantons, the Shire of Cúm an Iolair and the members of the SCA.  It is not a corporate publication of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. and does not delineate S.C.A. policies. In cases of conflict with printed versions of material presented on these pages or it's links, the dispute will be decided in favor of the printed version unless otherwise indicated.  Opinions expressed are those of the authors.