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Holidays


Month Guide

Skammdegi ("Short days")

  1. Gormánuður (mid October – mid November, "slaughter month" or "Gór's month")
    • Winternights (major)
  2. Ýlir (mid November – mid December, "Yule month")
  3. Mörsugur (mid December – mid January, "fat sucking month")
    • Jul (major)
    • Thurseblot (minor)
  4. Þorri (mid January – mid February, "frozen snow month")
    • Disting (minor)
  5. Góa (mid February – mid March, "Góa's month", see Nór)
  6. Einmánuður (mid March – mid April, "lone" or "single month")
    • Ostara (major)

Náttleysi ("Nightless days")

  1. Harpa (mid April – mid May) Harpa is a female name, probably a forgotten goddess. The first day of Harpa is celebrated as Sumardagurinn fyrsti, the First Day of Summer
    • Walpurgis/Thrimilci (minor)
  2. Skerpla (mid May – mid June, another forgotten goddess)
    • Sigurdsblot (minor)
  3. Sólmánuður (mid June – mid July, "sun month")
    • Midsummer (major)
  4. Heyannir (mid July – mid August, "hay business month")
    • Lithasblot (minor)
  5. Tvímánuður (mid August – mid September, "two" or "second month")
  6. Haustmánuður (mid September – mid October, "autumn month")
    • Harvest End (minor)


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