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Viking Pyre

by bewell , April 16, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: Honor, Sunset, Valhalla, Viking, dusk, funeral, longship

Viking Pyre

There's something about the image of a Viking funeral and a boat being burnt at sea. There's an innate pride and dignity to the proceedings. A natural returning, it's easy to see how a warrior could pause for a moment to look down proudly at his sending off before being carried up to Vahalla.



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