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Historical Worship of the Norse Gods with Dr. Terry Gunnell

Today I chat with Dr. Terry Gunnell, Professor of Folkloristics at the University of Iceland. We discuss the historical worship of the Norse gods and the evidence available for this in literature, archeology, and runic inscriptions. 

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Gunnell’s Books & More of His Work

Eitri – The Norse Artifacts Database

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Recommended Articles by Ancient History Encyclopedia:

Norse Ghosts & the Afterlife

Norse Ghosts & Funerary Rites

Norse-Viking Symbols & Meanings

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The Life & Legend of Ragnar Lothbrok with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe of Cambridge University about the life and legend of Ragnar Lothbrok. In this episode, we discuss historical sources for his life and how studying him can contribute to a greater understanding of the Viking Age.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Vikings in the West: The Legend of Ragnarr Lodbrok and His Sons

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings

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The Life & Work of Snorri Sturluson with Dr. Vésteinn Ólason

Today I chat with Dr. Vésteinn Ólason former director of the Arni Magnusson Institute, the foremost repository of old Icelandic manuscripts. He is also a retired professor of literature and an author who has written numerous books on literary history and criticism. We discuss the life and work of medieval Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies

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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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