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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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Laxdæla Saga: Origins of the Icelandic Sagas with Gísli Sigurðsson

Today I chat with Professor Gísli Sigurðsson of the University of Iceland about Laxdæla saga. We discuss the origin of this well-known Icelandic saga, the key characters it features, and whether it should be considered a historical source.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Libromania – A Podcast for Book Lovers

Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition: A Discourse on Method.

Gaelic Influence in Iceland

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Ibn Fadlan, the Varangian Guard, & the Rus’ with Dr. James Montgomery

Today I had a chat with Dr. James Montgomery of Cambridge University about medieval Arabic traveler Ibn Fadlan. Ibn Fadlan’swriting is an interesting source for the Viking Age and provides a foreigner’s perspective on the people he called the Rus’.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

JORVIK Viking Festival

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