Viking New Year’s Resolutions?: Yule Oaths in the Viking Age

Did the Vikings ever think “New Yule, New Me?” In this episode we talk about the Viking version on New Year’s resolutions – making a sacred oath while touching a wild boar!

Listen as we explore the tradition of oath-making and breaking in Germanic cultures, talk about some of the stranger examples of oaths in the sagas, and try and remember some of the oaths in Game of Thrones!
 
Examples of oaths in our past episodes:
31 – The Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok
36 – Twilight of the Viking Age: The HARALD of Change!

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