March 6, 2018

Norse by Northwest - S01E08 - Norse Storytelling and Poetry - The Sagas.

Norse Storytelling and Poetry - In this episode I'll try to go into some detail on the Sagas and the history and culture of Norse Storytelling and poetry as well as what brought about the Icelandic Sagas.

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Intro and Outro music as always provided by the amazing Svanevit - www.svanevit.comhttps://soundcloud.com/erik-ask-upmark/sets/svanevit

As always, I welcome any questions or comments. You can email me via Aonghus@norsenorthwest.com or just go to the Website, www.norsenorthwest.com and I accept messages on Facebook and Twitter as well.

 

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Poetry written by Seamus King. You can find him and his books through his Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/SeamustheKing/ 

I always recommend further reading, so here are a few links for you to peruse on the subject of Norse Storytelling and Poetry.

 

 

Aberdeen University's Skaldic Project.

 

The Icelandic Saga Database.

 

The Structures of dróttkvætt.

 

Explanations on Skaldic Metres.

 

 

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