Tag Archives: Vǫluspá

So, where’s the post on Vǫluspá’s Gullveig and Heiðr, eh?

I’m well aware it’s been well over a year since I first promised it was going to be done in “a few weeks.”  But, see, here’s the thing:  I was stupid, stupid, stupid, to make a promise like that, because … Continue reading

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SOURCES CITED For Vǫluspá’s Gullveig, Heiðr and narrator: one, two or three?

It’s commminnng… As I write this, the last source I have in mind to cite for my upcoming blog-post on Gullveig & Co is  SKIÐARIMA, by Theo Homan, a copy of which is crossing the border from Illinois post-haste.  As … Continue reading

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Old Norse Myths and Runic Sources: Summary Reviews and recommendations

1.  THE EDDAS:  ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITIONS: 1a.  Snorri Sturluson’s ‘Prose Edda:’  The only English translation worth getting is that by Anthony Faulkes:  it’s widely reputed to be accurate and complete.  It’s also a bit tricky to find, because his name is … Continue reading

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