Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Vanir's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Last Online
    Saturday, July 14th, 2007 @ 09:32 AM
    Gender
    Posts
    814
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    1
    Thanked in
    1 Post

    Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society: 11th international saga conference

    595 pages worth (a veritable novel) of articles exploring many and varied subjects of enquiry all related to the Germanic/Norse world....

    Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society
    [I]Proceedings of the 11th International Saga Conference (2-7 July 2000 Universoty of Sydney, Australia)


    Well worth the download!

    http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/departs/...f/0000-all.pdf


    Contents:

    David Ashurst
    Journey to the Antipodes. Cosmological and Mythological Themes in Alexanders Saga

    Sverre Bagge
    Rigsflúla and Viking Age Society

    Richard N. Bailey
    Scandinavian Myth on Viking-period Stone Sculpture in England

    Simonetta Battista
    Interpretations of the Roman Pantheon in the Old Norse Hagiographic Sagas

    Mai Elisabeth Berg
    Myth or Poetry, a Brief Discussion of Some Motives in the Elder Edda

    Claudia Bornholdt
    The Bridal-Quest Narratives in fii›reks saga and the German Waltharius Poem as an Extension of the Rhenish Bridal-Quest Tradition

    Trine Buhl
    Reflections on the use of narrative form in Hrafnkels saga Freysgo›a

    Phil Cardew
    Hamhleypur in fiorskfir›inga saga: a post-classical ironisation of myth?

    Martin Chase
    The Ragnarƒk Within: Grundtvig, Jung, and the Subjective Interpretation of Myth

    Carol Clover
    Saga facts

    Einar G. Pétursson
    Brynjólfur biskup Sveinsson, forn átrúna›ur og Eddurnar

    Alison Finlay
    Pouring Ó›inn’s Mead: An Antiquarian Theme?

    Elena Gurevich
    Skaldic Praise Poetry and Macrologia: some observations on Óláfr fiór›arson’s use of his sources

    Jan Ragnar Hagland
    Gerhard Schřning and Saga Literature

    Anna Mette Hansen
    The Icelandic Lucidarius, Traditional and New Philology

    Lotte Hedeager
    Skandinavisk dyreornamentik: Symbolsk reprćsentation af en fřr-kristen kosmologi

    Frands Herschend
    Ship grave hall passage – the Oseberg monument as compound meaning

    K. S. Heslop
    ‘Gab mir ein Gott zu sagen, was ich leide’: Sonatorrek and the myth of skaldic lyric

    John Hines
    Myth and Reality: the Contribution of Archaeology

    Peter R. Hupfauf
    The role of the artist in contemporary society as compared to pre-Christian and early Medieval society in Northern Europe

    Karl G. Johansson
    Bergr Sokkason och Arngrímur Brandsson – översättare och författare i samma miljö

    John Kennedy
    Translations Of Old Norse Prose 1950-2000

    Thomas Krömmelbein
    The Reception of Old Norse Myth in Germany 1760-1820: Enthusiasm, Rejection and Recovery

    Hans Kuhn
    Greek gods in Northern costumes: Visual representations of Norse mythology in 19th century Scandinavia

    Annette Lassen
    Hƒ›r’s Blindness and the Pledging of Ó›inn’s Eye: A Study of the Symbolic Value of the Eyes of Hƒ›r, Ó›inn and fiórr

    Lars Lönnroth
    Andrew Ramsay’s and Olof Dalin’s influence on the Romantic Interpretation of Old Norse Mythology

    John McKinnell
    Encounters with Völur

    Mindy Macleod
    Bandrúnir in Icelandic Sagas

    Rory McTurk
    Chaucer and Old Norse Mythology

    Mats Malm
    Baldrs draumar: literally and literarily

    Edith Marold
    Die Húsdrápa als kosmologisches Gedicht

    John Stanley Martin
    From Godan to Wotan: An examination of two Langobardic mythological texts

    Bernard Mees
    Völkische Altnordistik: The Politics of Nordic Studies in the German-Speaking Countries, 1926-45

    John Megaard
    Vagn Ĺkesons vekst og fall

    Elena Melnikova
    The Reminiscences of Old Norse Myths, Cults and Rituals in Old Russian Literature

    Stephen Mitchell
    Learning Magic in the Sagas

    Else Mundal
    Coexistence of Saami and Norse culture – reflected in and interpreted by Old Norse myths

    Britt-Mari Nasstrom
    Healing hands and magical spells

    Agneta Ney
    Genus och rumslighet i Völsunga saga

    Lena Norrman
    Woman or Warrior? The Construction of Gender in Old Norse Myth

    Richard North
    go› geyja: the limits of humour in Old Norse-Icelandic paganism

    Richard Perkins
    A verse attributed to Eyvindr skáldaspillir; and again the origin of dróttkvćtt

    Sandra Petersson
    Swords, Shields and Disfigurement: Symbols of Law and Justice in Norse and Modern Mythology

    Russell Poole
    Old Norse/Icelandic Myth in Relation to Grettis saga

    Neil Price
    The ‘Home of their Shapes’: Old Norse Mythology and the Archaeology of Shamanism

    Catharina Raudvere
    Myths - ways of telling, ways of arguing

    Hermann Reichert
    Probleme der Quellenbewertung am Beispiel der Gruppenbildung von Göttern, insbesondere Asen und Wanen

    Kári Reid
    The Advantage of Self-Possession: Knowledge and Advice in fiorgils saga ok Hafli›a

    Elizabeth Ashman Rowe
    Origin Legends and Foundation Myths in Flateyjarbók

    Jens Peter Schjřdt
    Myter som kilder til ritualer - teoretiske og praktiske implikationer

    Rudolf Simek
    Rich and Powerful: The Image of the Female Deity in Migration Age Scandinavia

    Daniel Sävborg
    Om dateringen av Eddans hjältedikter

    Clive Tolley
    The Adaptability of Myth in Old Norse and Finnish Poetry

    Matthew Townend
    Contextualising the Knútsdrápur: Skaldic Praise-Poetry at the Court of Cnut

    Torfi H. Tulinius
    Saga as a myth: the family sagas and social reality in 13th-century Iceland

    Fedor Uspenskij
    A Toponymic Aspect of the Euhemeristic Concept. Comments on Snorri’sInterpretation of Ásgar›r, Mi›gar›r and Útgar›r in the Prose Edda and Ynglingasaga

    Lars van Wezel
    Mythic Elements in Hrafnkels saga Freysgo›a: Prolonged Echoes and Mythological Overlays

    Diana Whaley
    Myth and Religion in the Poetry of a Reluctant Convert

    Tarrin Wills
    The reception of myths concerning literacy and poetry

    Kellinde Wrightson
    Three Miracles of the Virgin Mary Concerning Childbirth Set in Medieval Iceland

    Stefanie Würth
    Ragnarök: Götterdämmerung und Weltende in der nordischen Literatur
    Attached Images Attached Images

  2. #2

    Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Proceedings of the 11th International Saga Conference
    2-7 July 2000, University of Sydney

    http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/departs/...f/0000-all.pdf

    Contents:

    David Ashurst
    Journey to the Antipodes. Cosmological and Mythological Themes in
    Alexanders Saga

    Sverre Bagge
    Rigsflúla and Viking Age Society

    Richard N. Bailey
    Scandinavian Myth on Viking-period Stone Sculpture in England

    Simonetta Battista
    Interpretations of the Roman Pantheon in the Old Norse Hagiographic Sagas

    Mai Elisabeth Berg
    Myth or Poetry, a Brief Discussion of Some Motives in the Elder Edda

    Claudia Bornholdt
    The Bridal-Quest Narratives in fii›reks saga and the German Waltharius Poem

    as an Extension of the Rhenish Bridal-Quest Tradition

    Trine Buhl
    Reflections on the use of narrative form in Hrafnkels saga Freysgo›a

    Phil Cardew
    Hamhleypur in fiorskfir›inga saga: a post-classical ironisation of myth?

    Martin Chase
    The Ragnarƒk Within: Grundtvig, Jung, and the Subjective Interpretation of
    Myth

    Carol Clover
    Saga facts

    Einar G. Pétursson
    Brynjólfur biskup Sveinsson, forn átrúna›ur og Eddurnar

    Alison Finlay
    Pouring Ó›inn’s Mead: An Antiquarian Theme?

    Elena Gurevich
    Skaldic Praise Poetry and Macrologia: some observations on Óláfr fiór›arson’s use of his sources

    Jan Ragnar Hagland
    Gerhard Schřning and Saga Literature

    Anna Mette Hansen
    The Icelandic Lucidarius, Traditional and New Philology

    Lotte Hedeager
    Skandinavisk dyreornamentik: Symbolsk reprćsentation af en fřr-kristen
    kosmologi

    Frands Herschend
    Ship grave hall passage – the Oseberg monument as compound meaning

    K. S. Heslop
    ‘Gab mir ein Gott zu sagen, was ich leide’: Sonatorrek and the myth of skaldic lyric

    John Hines
    Myth and Reality: the Contribution of Archaeology

    Peter R. Hupfauf
    The role of the artist in contemporary society as compared to pre-Christian and early Medieval society in Northern Europe

    Karl G. Johansson
    Bergr Sokkason och Arngrímur Brandsson – översättare och författare i samma miljö

    John Kennedy
    Translations Of Old Norse Prose 1950-2000

    Thomas Krömmelbein
    The Reception of Old Norse Myth in Germany 1760-1820: Enthusiasm,
    Rejection and Recovery

    Hans Kuhn
    Greek gods in Northern costumes: Visual representations of Norse mythology in 19th century Scandinavia

    Annette Lassen
    Hƒ›r’s Blindness and the Pledging of Ó›inn’s Eye: A Study of the Symbolic
    Value of the Eyes of Hƒ›r, Ó›inn and fiórr

    Lars Lönnroth
    Andrew Ramsay’s and Olof Dalin’s influence on the Romantic Interpretation of Old Norse Mythology

    John McKinnell
    Encounters with Völur

    Mindy Macleod
    Bandrúnir in Icelandic Sagas

    Rory McTurk
    Chaucer and Old Norse Mythology

    Mats Malm
    Baldrs draumar: literally and literarily

    Edith Marold
    Die Húsdrápa als kosmologisches Gedicht

    John Stanley Martin
    From Godan to Wotan: An examination of two Langobardic mythological texts

    Bernard Mees
    Völkische Altnordistik: The Politics of Nordic Studies in the German-Speaking
    Countries, 1926-45

    John Megaard
    Vagn Ĺkesons vekst og fall

    Elena Melnikova
    The Reminiscences of Old Norse Myths, Cults and Rituals in Old Russian
    Literature

    Stephen Mitchell
    Learning Magic in the Sagas

    Else Mundal
    Coexistence of Saami and Norse culture – reflected in and interpreted by Old Norse myths

    Britt-Mari Nasstrom
    Healing hands and magical spells

    Agneta Ney
    Genus och rumslighet i Völsunga saga

    Lena Norrman
    Woman or Warrior? The Construction of Gender in Old Norse Myth

    Richard North
    go› geyja: the limits of humour in Old Norse-Icelandic paganism

    Richard Perkins
    A verse attributed to Eyvindr skáldaspillir; and again the origin of dróttkvćtt

    Sandra Petersson
    Swords, Shields and Disfigurement: Symbols of Law and Justice in Norse and Modern Mythology

    Russell Poole
    Old Norse/Icelandic Myth in Relation to Grettis saga

    Neil Price
    The ‘Home of their Shapes’: Old Norse Mythology and the Archaeology of
    Shamanism

    Catharina Raudvere
    Myths - ways of telling, ways of arguing

    Hermann Reichert
    Probleme der Quellenbewertung am Beispiel der Gruppenbildung von Göttern, insbesondere Asen und Wanen

    Kári Reid
    The Advantage of Self-Possession: Knowledge and Advice in
    fiorgils saga ok Hafli›a

    Elizabeth Ashman Rowe
    Origin Legends and Foundation Myths in Flateyjarbók

    Jens Peter Schjřdt
    Myter som kilder til ritualer - teoretiske og praktiske implikationer

    Rudolf Simek
    Rich and Powerful: The Image of the Female Deity in Migration Age
    Scandinavia

    Daniel Sävborg
    Om dateringen av Eddans hjältedikter

    Clive Tolley
    The Adaptability of Myth in Old Norse and Finnish Poetry

    Matthew Townend
    Contextualising the Knútsdrápur: Skaldic Praise-Poetry at the Court of Cnut

    Torfi H. Tulinius
    Saga as a myth: the family sagas and social reality in 13th-century Iceland

    Fedor Uspenskij
    A Toponymic Aspect of the Euhemeristic Concept. Comments on Snorri’s
    Interpretation of Ásgar›r, Mi›gar›r and Útgar›r in the Prose Edda and
    Ynglingasaga

    Lars van Wezel
    Mythic Elements in Hrafnkels saga Freysgo›a: Prolonged Echoes and
    Mythological Overlays

    Diana Whaley
    Myth and Religion in the Poetry of a Reluctant Convert

    Tarrin Wills
    The reception of myths concerning literacy and poetry

    Kellinde Wrightson
    Three Miracles of the Virgin Mary Concerning Childbirth Set in Medieval
    Iceland

    Stefanie Würth
    Ragnarök: Götterdämmerung und Weltend
    e in der nordischen Literatur

  3. #3
    Account Inactive

    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Last Online
    Saturday, June 11th, 2016 @ 12:27 PM
    Ethnicity
    English
    Subrace
    CM-Atlantidish
    Country
    England England
    State
    Lancashire Lancashire
    Location
    Mamvcivm
    Gender
    Age
    40
    Politics
    Nationalist
    Religion
    British
    Posts
    3,589
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    14
    Thanked in
    14 Posts

    Re: Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Well worth the download, from what I can tell from a quick flip through. Thanks Franz!

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Horagalles's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Last Online
    Saturday, August 25th, 2012 @ 01:53 PM
    Ethnicity
    Germanic
    Subrace
    mainly UP
    Country
    South Africa South Africa
    Gender
    Politics
    Natural Order
    Posts
    1,376
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    3
    Thanked in
    3 Posts

    Re: Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Quote Originally Posted by Oswiu View Post
    Well worth the download, from what I can tell from a quick flip through. Thanks Franz!
    Something one could use in class I'm downloading it - and support putting it into our archive .

    Also Good
    Early Institutions
    Fustel de Coulanges, Denis - The Ancient City (1873)
    Morgan, Lewis - Ancient Society (1877)
    "And God proclaims as a first principle to the rulers, and above all else, that there is nothing which they should so anxiously guard, or of which they are to be such good guardians, as of the purity of the race. They should observe what elements mingle in their offspring;..." Plato Politeia

  5. #5
    hearthtender
    „Friend of Germanics”
    Funding Membership Inactive
    ladybright's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Last Online
    Saturday, July 31st, 2010 @ 07:14 PM
    Status
    Prolonged Absence
    Ethnicity
    Swedish/Irish
    Ancestry
    Swedish Irish ?English?
    Subrace
    Don't know
    Country
    United States United States
    State
    Michigan Michigan
    Gender
    Family
    Married parent
    Occupation
    Mother
    Politics
    Classical liberal
    Religion
    Heathen
    Posts
    1,611
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    6
    Thanked in
    6 Posts

    Re: Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Thanks for the link. Wow. Now I will not need to go to the library for the next few weeks for myself. I will still take my daughter of course.

  6. #6
    a.k.a. Slĺ ring om Norge
    „Friend of Germanics”
    Funding Membership Inactive
    Hoarsewhisper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Last Online
    @
    Ethnicity
    Swedish
    Country
    Denmark Denmark
    State
    Arkansas Arkansas
    Gender
    Posts
    1,435
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    7
    Thanked in
    6 Posts

    Sv: Old Norse Myths, Literature and Society

    Thanks for the links, adds some specters, and saves a lot of work...
    .

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 1
    Last Post: Friday, November 2nd, 2007, 10:04 PM
  2. Heimskringla: Old Norse Literature Online
    By Frans_Jozef in forum Heathen Texts
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: Sunday, July 9th, 2006, 09:56 PM
  3. Formal insulting in Old Norse literature
    By Blutwölfin in forum Heathen Literature
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Saturday, June 10th, 2006, 06:01 PM
  4. Sacred Norse Literature: Have You Any Queries?
    By Erlingr Hárbarđarson in forum Heathen Texts
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: Sunday, September 18th, 2005, 04:20 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •