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The Lands West of Greenland By dean memmott
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A little more than six centuries after the destruction of the Nephite Federation, the prophecy of the Gentiles finding the continent of New Canaan is fulfilled through the appearance of a Norse ship... More > off New Canaan's northeastern coast in 985 AD. Among the crewmen of the vessel is Olaf Hansson, who wants to set foot on the unknown land. However, his skipper says no to exploring it. So for the next 15 years, Olaf is haunted by the memory of the golden opportunity which was denied him. When he receives an invitation from explorer Leif Ericsson to go on an expedition to New Canaan, Olaf says. Accepting the offer eventually brings Olaf a dear personal price which leaves him uneasy about further visitations to the continent. Furthermore, his uneasiness creates a conflict between him and his eldest son who wants to see New Canaan for himself< Less
The Vikings of Helgeland By Henrik Ibsen
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The Vikings at Helgeland was written during 1857 and first performed at Christiania Norske Theater in Oslo on 24 November 1858. The scenes take place during the time of Erik Blood-axe in the north of... More > Norway in historic Helgeland. The play takes place at a time in which Norwegian society was adjusting from the tradition of Old Norse Sagas to the new era of Christianity. The play concerns the arrival of Ornulf, who with his 7 sons is seeking his daughter, Dagny, and foster-daughter, Hjordis, who were abducted and married by Sigurd and Gunnar, respectively. Tragedy compounded by conceptions of honour and duty lead to the deaths of all of Ornulf's sons, Sigurd and Hjordis. The plot is reminiscient of the Germanic myth of Sigmund and Brynhilde.< Less
Excalibur: The Seeking for the Sword A Story of Merlin By P.J Cormack
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The Romans have left Britannia and the country is being ravished by the Saxon and Norse invaders, this is the world into which that Merlin is born. The son of a Welsh princess and an unknown father,... More > rumoured to be the Prince of Darkness himself, Merlin discovers the magic and sanctuary of the Crystal Cave from a very early age. Forced to flee his grandfather’s court after an attempted poisoning, Merlin retreats to the Crystal Cave where the god, Myrrdin, sends him on a mission to raise the King Sword, Excalibur, for the unborn Once and Future King. Pursued by the Dark Lord Aravin and his Dark Riders, Merlin is joined by the White Wolf, Cafall. Aided by the people he meets, Merlin is forced to finally confront the Dark Lord in the Throne Room of Aravin. Excalibur, The Seeking for the Sword is a magical and exciting tale set in the Dark Ages when the old gods are leaving Britannia. Their final act is to prepare the way, through Merlin, for the Coming of the Once and Future King, King Arthur.< Less
An Introduction to Hnefatafl By Damian Gareth Walker
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Hnefatafl, the ancient Norse game of strategy, has intrigued scholars for more than a century. It was played not only in Scandinavia, but in the other countries where Scandinavians settled: the... More > British Isles, Northern France and Germany, Ukraine, Iceland, Greenland and Newfoundland. It may have even reached such exotic places as Constantinople and mainland North America. After a period of obscurity, the game is once again gaining popularity. This book acts as an introduction to the game. It takes the reader through the game's history, starting with the Greek and Roman games that preceded it, through its history of expansion and decline, and onto the modern revival and its resurgence in the present day. Alongside the historical content the book gives full rules for a number of versions of hnefatafl old and new, as well as ancestor and descendant games. Illustrations include archaeological finds, explanatory diagrams, and photographs of games from the author's collection.< Less
Legend of Burke Castle Dragon By Linda Marilyn
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Fictitious story about the Burke castle dragon legend among Ireland's legends and folklore. A mysterious dragon hatchling appears in Lady Laurie's satchel while picking violets for her chamber during... More > the early 1950s. How is that possible? Dragons are myths and only exist in old folklore and legends. Could it be real? The event leads the family to dive into past history of their ancestors and what they discover is a forgotten legend that casts their lives into one of Ireland's realms of notorious dragon wizards and their connection to the Old Norse invasion, centuries past. With the help of family friends and experts on folklore, they find long forgotten caves with treasures and hints of who their ancestors really were and from where they came when Ireland was only divided among the warring clans. A surprising twist at the end reveals who the dragon wizard of the Burke castle ruins was and solves one of the mysteries of the Burke's family history. Fantastic story of dragons and old Irish legends.< Less
Legend of Burke Castle Dragon By Linda Marilyn
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Fiction Ebook, story about the Burke Castle dragon legend among Ireland's legends and folklore. A mysterious dragon hatchling appears in Lady Laurie's satchel while picking violets for her chamber... More > during the early 1950s. How is that possible? Dragons are myths and only exist in old folklore and legends. Could it be real? The event leads the family to dive into past history of their ancestors and what they discover is a forgotten legend that casts their lives into one of Ireland's realms of notorious dragon wizards and their connection to the Old Norse invasion, centuries past. With the help of family friends and experts on folklore, they find long forgotten caves with treasures and hints of who their ancestors really were and from where they came when Ireland was only divided among the warring clans. A surprising twist at the end reveals who the dragon wizard of the Burke castle ruins was and solves one of the mysteries of the Burke's family history. A whimsical story of dragons and old Irish legends.< Less
The Blood Pit By Lawrence Fry
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Hrani Otkarsson, born in a blood pit, marked by a witch as a Valknut, a blood son of Odin. He becomes leader of the Norse guard of Rome and fights across the Middle East in it`s pay. But as Rome... More > collapses and Christianity rises, Hrani is oath sworn to his Christian tribune to flee from the Romans, carrying back to Scandanavia, a great treasure of the Christian god which Rome is desperate to capture and use to strengthen it`s power. Hearing of his escape, Rome sends it`s agents to retrieve the holy icon. Meanwhile, Hrani`s Uncle, Hardjar breaks his word and steals the treasure and the runes of the Valknut forcing Hrani to fight his way across the northern world to track him down and regain his birthright and fulfil his pledge to Odin and his oath to keep hidden the treasure Rome craves.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," (Hardcover) By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Bulfinch’s Mythology, All Volumes: "Age of Fable," "The Age of Chivalry," "The Boy Inventor," "Legends of Charlemagne, or Romance of the Middle Ages," "Poetry of the Age of Fable" "Oregon and Eldorado, or Romance of the Rivers," By Thomas Bulfinch
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Thomas Bulfinch's compendium of Greek, Norse and Anglo-Saxon myths and legends offers superb insight into the origins, themes and contexts of ancient stories. This edition unites all volumes into a... More > single, overarching text perfect for referencing, and inclusive of a lengthy, comprehensive glossary. Bulfinch's Mythology is a crucial text for enthusiasts of ancient myths and lore, as well as students and teachers of classics or ancient literature. It offers a well-researched, literate and comprehensive narration upon legends both renowned and obscure, with insight into the cultures and societies which birthed these stories plentiful. A large portion of this work concerns the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. All the famous characters of Arthurian lore are present; Lancelot, Merlin, Queen Guinevere (Guenever), Tristham and Isolde, Percival and others make their due appearance.< Less
Idunna #111 By The Troth
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By popular demand, we are releasing IDUNNA #111 (Spring 2017) a year early! This issue was dedicated to Freyja, the Norse goddess of (among other things), wealth, sexuality, and battle. We feature... More > plenty of poetry in this issue from Laine Mardollsdottir, Laurel Mendes, Lorrie Wood, Ani Greenwood, Loraine Canaday, Shawn Rowland, Meredith Himmel, Nathan Large, and James Moore-Hodur. Ben Waggoner presents a translation of an Icelandic folktale, "Maertholl", that just might preserve an ancient myth of Freyja. We have essays from Diana Paxson on an overview of Freyja's nature, Jeremy Baer on the form of magic called seidr, Loren Jones on Freyja's necklace, and Kim Pierri on the elder tree and its possible associations with Freyja. And we feature our usual columnists, book reviews, news from the Heathen community, and more!< Less

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