By Thor’s Hammer, I have good news if you’re a Viking! Iceland is building a temple to Norse gods Odin, Thor and Frigg (sorry, Loki, you’re just too much of a trickster to deserve worshipers). The temple is being built by the neo-pagan association Ásatrúarfélagið (“faith/
“The new temple will host weddings, funerals, and initiation rituals modeled on the old school Viking ones,” Tor.com reports, “and it will include an open dome to allow the sun, or, rather, Sól, wife of Glenr, drawn through the sky by the mighty horses Arvakr and Alsviðr, to fill the space with light until she is devoured by the monstrous wolf Sköll.” Which, let’s face it, is just another Saturday night in Reykjavik.
* I looked it up: a very rough translation would be Famous Warrior, Eagle, Son of A Noble, which I think you’ll agree, is deserving of a mighty toast