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An Introduction to the Old Norse Sagas with Dr. Jackson Crawford

Today I chat with Dr. Jackson Crawford, an Old Norse specialist, and translator teaching at the University of Colorado Boulder. We discuss everything a beginner will need to know about the Old Norse sagas, including the genres, characters, and more.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

1000 AD: A Tour of the Viking World // Vikings Documentary

Dr. Crawford’s translation of The Poetic Edda

Dr. Crawford’s translation of The Saga of the Volsungs

Dr. Crawford’s YouTube Channel

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The Saga of Egill Skallagrímsson with Dr. Torfi Tulinius

Today I chat with Dr. Torfi Tulinius, Professor of Medieval Icelandic Studies at the University of Iceland. We discuss Egil Skallagrímsson, the Viking Age poet and warrior who is best known as being the protagonist in Egill’s Saga.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

The Enigma of Egill: The Saga, the Viking Poet, and Snorri Sturluson

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Old Norse Death Poetry with Dr. Mathias Nordvig

Today I speak with Dr. Mathias Nordvig of the University of Colorado Boulder. He teaches Pre-Christian Nordic mythologies, Scandinavian folklore, North Atlantic and Greenlandic literature, reception history of the Viking Age in the Nordic Studies Program there. We discuss Old Norse death poetry, what those poems teach us about the Viking Age, and more. 

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

The Daily Poem Podcast

Dr. Mathias Nordvig’s Nordic Mythology YouTube Chanel

Dr. Mathias Nordvig’s Website

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The Danelaw with Dr. Jane Kershaw

Today I chat with Dr. Jane Kershaw of Oxford University about the Danelaw. Listen for a conversation about the Scandinavian influence in medieval England and the cultural impact it left behind.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers

Dr. Jane Kershaw on Academia.edu

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The Kalevala and European Mythologies with Northern Myths Podcast

Today I chat with Luke de Wolf and Dan Larabie of the Northern Myths Podcast. We discuss the Finnish Kalevala and how it contrasts to works of Norse myth.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

The Daily Poem Podcast

Northern Myths Podcast

Northern Myths Patreon

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