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Idunna #115 By The Troth
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The Spring 2018 issue of IDUNNA (#115) focused on "Luck". Winifred Hodge Rose contributes "Webs of Luck and Wyrd", about concepts of luck as a part of the human soul and a shaper... More > of its wyrd (destiny). Ben Waggoner contributes part 2 of his translation of "The Saga of the Faroe Islanders" (Færeyinga saga), and also discusses old Germanic gambling, dice games, and board games (including some suggestions for how to play them yourself). Fjölnirsvin discusses the metaphysics of sumbel and oaths as reconstructed by modern scholar Paul Bauschatz. Diana Paxson has something for younger readers with her retelling of a German folktale. Plus there's all the usual columns, news and events from around the Heathen community, recipes, book reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #114 By The Troth
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The theme of "Kindreds" was the theme of IDUNNA #114 (Winter 2017-2018). We led off with thoughts on Heathen kindreds by Diana Paxson, Kim Pierri, and Paden Hunt. Maire Durkan contributes a... More > study of Gudrun Gjukadottir, the tragic heroine of the Volsung legend, and Laura Fuller presents her study of the goddess Skadhi, "From Ring-Lady to Bride." Diana Paxson and Ann Sheffield contribute poems. And there's all our usual columns, book and movie reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #110 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #111 (Winter 2017) focused on the theme of "Othala"—the name of one of the rune letters, and a word meaning "heritage" or "ancestral homestead", more or... More > less. Several members contribute their thoughts on the meaning of Othala today. Diana Paxson writes about the Germanic peoples' migrations of the early Middle Ages. Winifred Hodge Rose reflects on her family heritage. Rory Bowman takes an unflinching look at the misuse of the concept of Othala by explicitly and covertly racist "Heathen" groups. Henrik Hallgren and Kim Pieri both write about stone settings in Scandinavia—figures made by setting large stones in the earth. Ben Waggoner contributes Part 1 of the Saga of King Hálf and his Warband, as well as two Old English riddles from the Exeter Book. And we have book reviews, recipes, our usual columns, news and announcements from the Heathen community, and more!< Less
Idunna #101 By The Troth
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Idunna #101 (Fall 2014) focused on valkyries as its theme -- the female figures in Norse mythology who are said to choose the souls of slain warriors to go to Valhöll or Valhalla. Stephan Grundy... More > leads off with an except from his book _The Cult of Ódinn_, discussing what is known of the valkyries in the ancient lore. Sara Axtell discusses the supernatural beings in the "Helgi cycle" of poems, and Ben Waggoner contributes a translation of the Old Norse poem "Hrafnsmál" and a translation of the spooky "Tale of Thidrandi and Thorhall." Seanan McGuire's incredible short story "Homecoming" and John Mainer's "Helm of Awe-some" give you plenty of fiction to enjoy, and there's poetry from Ann Gróa Sheffield, Finn McMillan, Michaela Macha, and Hilary Ayer. And we've also got our usual columns, news of Heathen happenings, book reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #101 By The Troth
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Idunna #101 (Fall 2014) focused on valkyries as its theme -- the female figures in Norse mythology who are said to choose the souls of slain warriors to go to Valhöll or Valhalla. Stephan Grundy... More > leads off with an except from his book _The Cult of Ódinn_, discussing what is known of the valkyries in the ancient lore. Sara Axtell discusses the supernatural beings in the "Helgi cycle" of poems, and Ben Waggoner contributes a translation of the Old Norse poem "Hrafnsmál" and a translation of the spooky "Tale of Thidrandi and Thorhall." Seanan McGuire's incredible short story "Homecoming" and John Mainer's "Helm of Awe-some" give you plenty of fiction to enjoy, and there's poetry from Ann Gróa Sheffield, Finn McMillan, Michaela Macha, and Hilary Ayer. And we've also got our usual columns, news of Heathen happenings, book reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #105 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #105 (Autumn 2015) was our theme issue of "Valhalla", the realm where slain warriors go after death in Norse mythology. John Mainer examines the mythological concept of Valhalla and... More > what it might mean for modern-day warriors. We also have a translation by Ben Waggoner of a n Old Norse tale of brave warriors indeed: a portion of Hálfs saga, or the Saga of King Half and his Warband, John Mainer additionally contributes a piece on the modern ritual of sumbel. We feature poetry from Eirik Westcoat, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jennifer Milby, a short story from Steven T. Abell, reminiscences of Heathen writer and leader Rod Landreth, and Ben Waggoner's review of a major museum exhibit on Vikings. And we have all our usual columns, news from the Heathen community, book and music reviews, and more!< Less
Idunna #105 By The Troth
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IDUNNA #105 (Autumn 2015) was our theme issue of "Valhalla", the realm where slain warriors go after death in Norse mythology. John Mainer examines the mythological concept of Valhalla and... More > what it might mean for modern-day warriors. We also have a translation by Ben Waggoner of a n Old Norse tale of brave warriors indeed: a portion of Hálfs saga, or the Saga of King Half and his Warband, John Mainer additionally contributes a piece on the modern ritual of sumbel. We feature poetry from Eirik Westcoat, Jennifer Lawrence, and Jennifer Milby, a short story from Steven T. Abell, reminiscences of Heathen writer and leader Rod Landreth, and Ben Waggoner's review of a major museum exhibit on Vikings. And we have all our usual columns, news from the Heathen community, book and music reviews, and more!< Less
The Ould Lammas Fair: Ballycastle By Sean O'Halloran & Margaret Bell
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30% during August and September. The great folk song of 'The Ould Lammas Fair of Ballycastle O' is a celebration of one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Ireland. It still has the power to draw... More > visitors from far and wide and is a not-to-be-missed event for the locals. It is full of history. For older folks, it is a time to remember ‘the scene that haunt’ the memories. For the younger folk, it is an occasion to tune into the excitement of a by-gone times. – When else would one enjoy the unsophisticated taste of dulse and yellow-man except, of course, when - like in the song - on the pouting lips of a Mary-Anne. But the ancient reach of the Lammas Fair goes much further. Its origins are immersed in pre-history, in times long before the message of St Patrick was heard in Ireland, when gods of light and fertility were celebrated. This ebook, retraces much of what is known and some of what can only be guessed at about the origin and development of this truly traditional event.< Less
The Ould Lammas Fair By Sean O'Halloran & Margaret Bell
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The great folk song of 'The Ould Lammas Fair of Ballycastle O' is a celebration of one of the oldest and most popular fairs in Ireland. It still has the power to draw visitors from far and wide and... More > is a not-to-be-missed event for the locals. It is full of history. For older folks, it is a time to remember ‘the scene that haunt’ the memories. For the younger folk, it is an occasion to tune into the excitement of a by-gone times. – When else would one enjoy the unsophisticated taste of dulse and yellow-man except, of course, when - like in the song - on the pouting lips of a Mary-Anne. But the ancient reach of the Lammas Fair goes much further. Its origins are immersed in pre-history, in times long before the message of St Patrick was heard in Ireland, when gods of light and fertility were celebrated. This booklet, an updated publication of the original written in the 1966, retraces much of what is known and some of what can only be guessed at about the origin and development of this truly traditional event.< Less
Nanny's "Secret" Recipes By Helen Simonich
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My mother's recipes from Northern Minnesota. Include hearty American as well as traditional Slovenian fare.

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