Funerary Feast

Written by Dyami Millarson

The Old Norse word for funerary feast is erfi and to hold a funerary feast is erfa. A feast is a substantive banquet in the sense that the food is bountiful and that the food is for multiple guests. Nordic polytheism was all about food because food, the basis of life, was hard to come by; there were no supermarkets in the past where you could get your food.

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