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Clavis poëtica By Benedikt Gröndal Egilsson
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A reversal of the 1860 Lexicon poeticum, resulting in a Latin-Old Norse poetic dictionary. WARNING: This 400-dpi reprint, though well legible, is not identical in quality to the original edition.... More > Judge the quality of the scan for yourself at septentrionalia.net before purchase. (This is the hardcover edition of this book, which is also available in paperback.)< Less
Heathen Gods - First Edition Print-Version By Mark Stinson
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Heathen Gods is a collection of Asatru/Heathen essays written by Mark Ludwig Stinson, Chieftain of Jotun's Bane Kindred in Kansas City and an AFA Folkbuilder in the Heartland. Chapters cover essays... More > for new heathens, how to start and maintain a kindred, living a heathen life, as well as poetry and a journal of Mark's journey to visit Iceland in 2009. This PDF version of the book is completely free. It was produced under an Open License. You may download, distribute, or share the book anyway you'd like as long as it remains intact and you do not profit monetarily. This is the fully edited and revised First Edition of the Print-Version of the book.< Less
Hibiscus By John Landau
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An elven tale of love and loss, told in skaldic speech. A novelette in operatic prose-poetry transforming memoire into crystal menagerie, Hibiscus dances ballet-prose into verse-pirouettes that spin... More > the heart dizzy. Gongora gong-chimes the galleys again, Borges' spindle-spells meshing baroque weep with crack-of-egg-yolk love. Memory made pure with polish, romance raised to relic and holographic shrine, an epitaph of eternal moments now passed, Hibiscus is Rimbaud meets Bragi, Beowulf wrapped Wilde around Hopkins to praise the gifts of the Goddess of Love.< Less
Frederic Amory in Memoriam: Old Norse-Icelandic Studies By John Lindow & George Clark
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With this volume, twelve distinguished scholars from Europe, Iceland, and North America honor the memory of Frederic Amory with contributions to the field of Old Norse-Icelandic studies. Topics... More > treated include, inter alia, several in which Amory did important work, such as skaldic poetics, the locutions of poetry, and saga narrative techniques. CONTRIBUTIONS BY RICHARD PERKINS; RUSSELL POOLE; JOHN LINDOW; MARVIN TAYLOR; ÁSDÍS EGILSDÓTTIR; THEODORE M. ANDERSSON; GEORGE CLARK; MARIA BONNER; RORY MCTURK; ÞORLEIFUR HAUKSSON;HANS FIX; and ANATOLY LIBERMAN< Less
THE EDDAS: THE POETIC EDDA BY SAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND THE PROSE EDDA BY SNORRE STURLESON By Robert Bujdoso
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The Poetic Edda, also known as Sæmundar Edda or the Elder Edda, is a collection of Old Norse poems from the Icelandic medieval manuscript Codex Regius ("Royal Book"). Along with the... More > Prose Edda, the Poetic Edda is the most expansive source on Norse mythology. The first part of the Codex Regius preserves poems that narrate the creation and foretold destruction and rebirth of the Old Norse mythological world as well as individual myths about gods concerning Norse deities. The poems in the second part narrate legends about Norse heroes and heroines, such as Sigurd, Brynhildr and Gunnar. The Prose Edda, sometimes referred to as the Younger Edda or Snorri's Edda is an Icelandic manual of poetics which also contains many mythological stories. Its purpose was to enable Icelandic poets and readers to understand the subtleties of alliterative verse, and to grasp the mythological allusions behind the many kennings that were used in skaldic poetry.< Less

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