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n the 1st Millennium AD, the weekly feast dedicated to the Viking god Odin was a very lively and popular communal celebration in Britain and Scandinavia, and the church found it almost impossible to stop people enjoying it. In AD 732, in an attempt to wipe out the practice, Pope Gregory III instructed Boniface to forbid the highly-prized food that was at the heart of this ‘pagan’ festival – horsemeat.

n the 1st Millennium AD, the weekly feast dedicated to the Viking god Odin was a very lively and popular communal celebration in Britain and Scandinavia, and the church found it almost impossible to stop people enjoying it. In AD 732, in an attempt to wipe out the practice, Pope Gregory III instructed Boniface to forbid the highly-prized food that was at the heart of this ‘pagan’ festival – horsemeat.

The Great Spirit is in all things, is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us; that which we put into the ground, she returns to us. —Big Thunder, Algonquin (Thanks for sharing the artwork with us @Rick Briggs!)    Artwork by Charles Frizzell

The Great Spirit is in all things, is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us; that which we put into the ground, she returns to us. —Big Thunder, Algonquin (Thanks for sharing the artwork with us @Rick Briggs!) Artwork by Charles Frizzell

Sarcófago pintado, de Tarquinia (Museo Arqueológico de Florencia). Fragmento con escenas de la Amazonomaquia que documenta en el siglo IV a.C. la intensidad de la influencia griega con la introducción de su temática mitológica en el arte etrusco.

Sarcófago pintado, de Tarquinia (Museo Arqueológico de Florencia). Fragmento con escenas de la Amazonomaquia que documenta en el siglo IV a.C. la intensidad de la influencia griega con la introducción de su temática mitológica en el arte etrusco.

Freyja o Freya, es una de las diosas mayores en la mitología nórdica y germánica. En las Eddas es descrita como la diosa del amor, la belleza y la fertilidad. La gente la invocaba para obtener felicidad en el amor, asistir en los partos y para tener buenas estaciones. También era asociada con la guerra, la muerte, la magia, la profecía y la riqueza.

Freyja o Freya, es una de las diosas mayores en la mitología nórdica y germánica. En las Eddas es descrita como la diosa del amor, la belleza y la fertilidad. La gente la invocaba para obtener felicidad en el amor, asistir en los partos y para tener buenas estaciones. También era asociada con la guerra, la muerte, la magia, la profecía y la riqueza.

She is known as Queen of the Valkyries, choosers of those slain in battle to bear them to Valhalla (the Norse heaven). Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

She is known as Queen of the Valkyries, choosers of those slain in battle to bear them to Valhalla (the Norse heaven). Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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