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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

allfather odin

heathen tribes

the saga of the jomsvikings

mimisbrunnr assorted essays by collin cleary

ways of the asatru

the kids book of the norse gods

germanic spirituality

a historical account of the belief in witchcraft in scotland

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

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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.

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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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