Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Viking dress – pattern and instruction

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I am reconstructing a X century denizen of Truso and I spent last couple of weekends terribly busy on reconstructing: – Linen under dress – Wool upper dress The problem is that nobody… Continue reading

Battle of Cedynia 24.06.972 A.D.

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Today is an anniversary of the Battle of Cedynia, which is said to be a  first major battle of the Polish state (after uniting the tribes). Mieszko I, the Duke of Polans, succesfully… Continue reading

Kupalnocka! Kupała’s Night – when Moon and Sun are being wed!

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Tonight is the Kupala’s Night,  a summer solstice slavonic holiday. Kupała is a god of love and fertility. The rituals that take place during the festival are related to elements of water and… Continue reading

Jomsborg Stronghold Siege

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We wanted to share a short film recorded in Warsaw last weekend (15.06.2013) during siege of Jomsborg Stronghold in Warsaw, hosted by Jomsborg Viking Hird.

Dark Age Food&Beverages – Bread Kvas

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As mentioned before here, the Slavic word “kvas, kwas” (“acid”) comes from the name of Norse god Kvasir, whose blood was a component of Mead of Poetry, so wanted by Aesir gods.  Kvas… Continue reading

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