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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

the phonology of the ellis saga

did the norsemen erect the newport round tower

Norse words in the Anglo-Saxon chronicle

bibliography of the mythical heroic sagas

the story of griselda in iceland

the englishman and the scandinavian

teutonic mythology

translations from the Icelandic

gudrid the fair

the old norse element in swedish romanticism

Erik the Red, Leif the Lucky and other pre-Columbian discoverers of America

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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