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Cræft: The Seafarer

Recently at the twitter feed I received a message from Kevin Clark, composer, regarding an interesting piece of work. The work is a short film adaptation of a cello piece Kevin wrote for the cellist Rachel Gawell to use as musical accompaniment to her dramatic … Continue reading

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Ærend-gewrit: Wicu 4-10 April 2011 on Twittere

Last week was a slow week at the Twitter feed, which is fine by me. And so here we go… Anglo-Saxons: As the summer approaches, we’ll continue to hear more and more about the Staffordshire Hoard. This week saw the … Continue reading

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Dream-Cræft: History for Music Lovers

Via a post by Medievalists.net I present to you three of many awesome history-themed music videos by History for Music Lovers (also check them out on Facebook and Twitter). I’ve put these three videos into the “History Music” playlist on the Old English Blog YouTube as … Continue reading

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Ærend-gewrit: Wicu 28 March – 3 April 2011 on Twittere

Before getting into the Twitter feed week-in-review, I want to first present a really great resource, and that is the British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography. If you are interested in doing research into any period of British or Irish history, … Continue reading

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Leornung: Dweorgas, Bēor ond ōðer Þing

Only 9 days from now, shooting will begin on the film adaptation of Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”, and so it seems an appropriate time to learn about dwarves in Germanic mythology. And if you are going to learn about dwarves, you might as … Continue reading

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