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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: Ælfas ond Dweorgas ond Wyrd, oh my!

Certainly at least some of my readers must be interested in ancient Germanic mythology. And why not, it is quite interesting after all! Here are a couple of links to get you learning about Elves in England and dwarves in Norse mythology. Follow that up … Continue reading

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Ærend-gewrit: Wicu 21-27 March 2011 on Twittere

Fortunately (for me), last week was a tad bit slower at the Twitter feed. Before getting into the main topics, I would like to direct you towards a nice round-up of Arthurian links at the Senchus website, as well as an article … Continue reading

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Leornung: Rǣdinga on Scolum

There are, of course, quite a number of universities, colleges, institutions, clubs, societies, organizations where you can learn the history, language, culture, etc. of the Anglo-Saxons and Norse. Right now, as it turns out, many universities are posting their course … 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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