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The path of the old gods

Hravan is an online library dedicated to Germanic paganism.

On Hravan you will find a variety of books that all have one thing in common:

Germanic paganism is the central topic.

Latest additions

folk lore in lowland scotland

Pagan Christmas: The Plants, Spirits, & Rituals at the Origins of Yuletide

the odinist religion overcoming jewish christianity

runic and heroic poems of the old teutonic peoples

the age of fable

the magic world

andersen's fairy tales

grimms fairy tales

the early kings of norway

the normans in european history

havelok the dane

agricola and germania

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Not sure where to start?

If you are just starting to look into Germanic paganism it can be difficult to know where to start. These six books are a good starting point.

We also offer curated collections centered around specific topics and genres.

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Germanics have produced a wealth of literature. From the Norse epics to the Icelandic sagas and the German fairytales we all know and love.


Without myth man drifts aimlessly. Discover the rich Germanic mythology and the worldview that sprouts from it.


Looking at our history teaches us about our ancestors. But more than that: it provides us with knowledge to use in the present and in the future.

Recommend a book

What book would you recommend for someone that’s new to heathenry?

Let us know below, so we can build a great curated collection for beginners. We prefer books that are in the public domain, because we want to share knowledge and wisdom for free.

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