Tuesday, November 24, 2015

New Tradition at Northern Kentucky: Giant Gjallarhorn Calls Norse to Battle

Northern Kentucky University has started a new tradition this season.

The NKU department of athletics has constructed a giant, replica gjallarhorn, which is a historic instrument used to call Norse into battle.

In Norse mythology, the gjallarhorn was associated with the god Heimdallr and the wise being Mímir.

The horn was used prior to the Norse's game against Morehead State Saturday night:

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