September 3, 2017

Norse by Northwest - Mini episode - The history of the Drinking Horn.

The history of the Drinking Horn and an introduction to our sponsor - Drinking horns are heavily associated with Vikings in the modern world and often used at Viking re-enactments and also religious events.
In this mini episode I'll attempt to explain how much the Norse people used drinking horns and how were they used.


I'm also introducing you to our new sponsor, The Friggy Viking.

The Podcast is now represented on Facebook and Twitter as well as iTunes and can be found using the following links -
Facebook - Norse by Northwest Podcast
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Intro and Outro music as always provided by the amazing Svanevit - www.svanevit.com

As always, I welcome any questions or comments. You can email me via or just go to the Website, and I accept messages on Facebook and Twitter as well.

I always reccomend further reading, so here are a few links for you to peruse on the subject of Viking Drinking Horns.

A Second Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food and Drink: Production and Distribution.

Germanic glass drinking horns, Journal of Glass Studies.

Lady with a Mead Cup: Ritual, prophecy and lordship in the European warband from La Tene to the Viking Age.

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