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What is the origin of Yule?

In History by Einherjar

Many of the ancient Indo-European traditions, celebrations, and rituals that connected our ancestors together have for a long time been hidden away from us, like an old forest full of …

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Nordic Yule Calendars (Julekalendere)

In History by Einherjar

In Scandinavia we have something that is quite unique and that this the annual Christmas calendar also known as a Yule calendar (Danish: Julekalender, Norwegian: Julekalender, Swedish: Julkalender, Icelandic: J├│ladagatal). …

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Origin of the Marzipan pig

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The pig has been an important animal in Northern Europe for centuries, and its meat has been enjoyed by the rich to poor in society. The pig has had a …

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History of the Advent Calendar

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The advent Calendar is a Christmas tradition that is very European, in fact, the origin of the Advent calendar has its roots in Germany at the beginning of the 20th …