Ullr, an oil ainting by Sam Flegal

Ullr the Oath Holder

by Sam Flegal

Using modern research Sam delves into the background and lore around the ancient Viking God, Ullr. Formerly thought to be a good of winter, hunting, and snow skis; it is discovered that Ullr was more likely a Viking Sun God. All of which is explored through Sam’s new painting “Ullr the Oath Holder.”

 

Width: 16 inches

Height: 20 inches

Medium: Oil Paint

Surface: Strathmore 500 Series Archival Paper, mounted on Canvas Board


A Poem for Ullr

by Sam Flegal

Have you ever made a promise that you wanted to keep?
Words that you would bind yourself to?
An oath so strong that the weight of it was beyond your own ability to hold?

The hands of our ancestors reach back to a time when such oaths were held by a shining figure,
his promise in the sky,
a glorious one who stands on the edge of memory,
just outside of time and understanding.

We yearn to see his face,
But as we stare into the sun,
our mortal vision fails us.

He was a hunter and a king.
As such he bears the Crown of Winter.
Bow god.
Bright one.
Ullr the oath holder,
we call to thee.

Who now will hold these oaths?
The words we speak in earnest.

An honest time,
for honest people.

Ullr we call to thee.

Hail Ullr!
Hail Glory!
Hail!

———

Thank you,

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Using modern research Sam delves into the background and lore around the ancient Viking God, Ullr. Formerly thought to be a good of winter, hunting, and snow skis; it is discovered that Ullr was more likely a Viking Sun God. All of which is explored through Sam’s new painting “Ullr the Oath Holder.”   Width: … Read more

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