and the role and identity of the warrior: self-reflection and awareness in Old Norse literature
and social spaces.
Lonnroth, Lars, The Academy of Odin: Selected Papers on Old Norse Literature
(The Viking Collection, 19), Odense, University Press of Southern Denmark, 2011; cloth; pp.
The Academy of Odin; selected papers on old Norse literature
To construct the ship, we are using Norwegian boat-building traditions supplemented with the results of archaeological investigations and information in Old Norse literature
The poetic potential of Norse literature
was felt among many writers.
Lee and Solopova begin their innovative project with a well-researched general introduction of just over fifty pages, which provides information on not only Tolkien's impressive academic career but also on the history and study of Old English, Middle English, and Old Norse literature
Organized in three sections: nationalism, philology, and myth, along the way the volume touches on Shippey's interests in Tolkien, in reception history, and in Old English and Old Norse literature
In these and many other essays (on monastic scriptoria, medieval court life, Old Norse literature
, mysticism, and scholastic theology), we find a felicitous mix of broad historical knowledge, philosophical insight, and traditional philology, which, to this reader at least, proves exhilarating as well as convincing.
The chapter "Psi in Old Norse Literature
and in the Bible" is divided into sections for each psi capacity.
In this section Lincoln also endeavors to put his own principles into practice in several miscellaneous essays: on the Sibyl in Plutarch (chapter 8), ship symbolism in Old Norse literature
(chapter 9), violence perpetrated by humans as exemplified by the slaughter of bovines (chapter 10), and an instance of the purposeful misleading of Sir William Jones by his Indian informants (chapter 11).
The oldest detailed description of auroral displays is found in Norse literature
dating to a.
There is ample evidence in Norse literature
of such habits; John Boswell quotes many examples from the Islendingabok and sagas in which the exposure of children was one of the few traditions not changed by Christianity, and there is critical debate about whether barna utburdh refers to abandonment or is a euphemism for infanticide.