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They also believed in supernatural entities like elves, nicor, and dragons.
Cultic practices required demonstrations of devotion, including sacrifice of inanimate objects and animals, to these deities, particularly at certain religious festivals during the year.
It has been suggested that the hammer and the swastika were the god’s symbols, representing thunderbolts, and both of these symbols have been found in Anglo-Saxon graves, the latter being common on cremation urns.670s AD-1024s AD: The final phase of conversion took place in the final two Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Sussex and the Isle of Wight.
As with other areas of Europe, the conversion to Christianity was facilitated by the aristocracy who feared being left in the Christian term “pagan backwater.” It took another 300 years for the official conversion to succeed.
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100 AD: Roman writer Tacitus is quite clear that the Germanic tribes in Continental Europe used human sacrifice in the 1st century AD to Woden or Odin or Mercury, the deity whom they chiefly worship.
At Finglesham in Kent a man had been buried with grave goods and with a second body laid across him. The second most widespread deity from Anglo-Saxon England appears to be the god Thunor.
The Rus also reported that “When one of their notables dies, they make a grave like a large house and put him inside it…They also put his favorite wife in with him, still alive.
Then the grave door is sealed and she dies there.” A grave excavated in Birka, eastern Sweden, is consistent with this practice.
There is also clear evidence of human sacrifice among the Norse (‘Vikings’) of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, neighbors of the English.
The Rus, who were Norse traders living on the River Volga in what is now Russia describe the funeral of one of the Rus leaders as, “When the man of whom I have spoken died, his girl slaves were asked, “Who will die with him?