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SCAND399 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Knut Hamsun, Fredrika Bremer, Henrik Ibsen

Intro to romanticism Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:57 PM • Scandinavia: entire Nordic regions o Norden = The north o His definition: linguistic common territory: N S D Authors (chronological o...

Scandinavian
SCAND399
Natalie Van Deusen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Zorya, Buile Shuibhne, Chernobog
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Character so far: Shadow Moon: Low Key Lyesmith: Loki joke Laura Moon: Mr. Wednesday (Odin): Mad Sweeney: Drunken Irishmen Czernobog: Slavic god Zorya sisters (3): Differe...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Buile Shuibhne, Wisakedjak, Hinzelmann
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Plot Summary - The old gods collect Wednesday’s body from the new gods (The collect him from the Center of America, say it is the worst place for gods. There is no belief there, they tried to turn it into ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture 11: The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki: Part 1
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The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki: Part 1 Odin Themes: Shapeshifting Bear. Berserkers. Nobility. One eyed men. Legendary saga Action in the 6th century Skjoldung dynasty. 5th and 6th dynasty claim to be from Odin. King Hro...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Freyja, Baldr, Vanir
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The Vanir - Fertility gods and goddesses - War between Aesir and Vanir= war between warrior and fertility cults - Vanir subsumed within Aesir(latter clearly dominant) - Vanir means fr...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Granmar, Siggeir, Corslet

Fornaldarsogur - Saga of ancient times/legendary saga - Deal with the distant past - Fantastic plot - Plot more important than character - More dialogue - Thinking is rendered in...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Feud, Nibelung, Siggeir
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The Death of the Niflungs - Prose to clarify poems to follow, reconcile conflicting plot points - The aftermath of Sigurd’s death - Gunnar and Hogni take the gold - Feud between sons of Giuki ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Freestyle Rap, Nibelung, Ermanaric
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Recap: The Enigmatic Gods - Heimdall - List of Rig; Guardian of the gods; Vanir? - Lost poem “Heimdall’s chart” Old Norse Epic Poetry - Codex Regius (after mythological poetry) - Thr...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Poetic Edda, Grani, Guttorm Of Norway
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- The Niflung - House of Giuki - Corresponds to German Nibelungen - Burgundians who settled at Worms in early 5th century - Were known for their imme...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Legendary Tales, Suttungr, Kvasir
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Odin, God of Poetry, War and the Dead Odin as God of Poetry - Skaldskaparmal - Two sections - Mythic and legendary tales - Poetic references ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Bragi Boddason, Poetic Edda, Hymir
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Thor - Son of Odin and Jord(Earth) - Married to Sif - Father of sons Modi and Magni and a daughter, Thrud - Servants Thjalfi and Roskva - Chariot driven by goats - Belt of Streng...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Freyja, Gefjon, Fenrir
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Nith - Severe insults implying cowardice and unmanliness - Social balance in medieval Iceland rested on masculine ethnic, individual and family honour upheld by male head of househ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Einherjar, Gylfaginning
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Odin Part One (God of Wisdom and Poetry) Odin - Leader of the possessed - Etymology of his name - God of… - Many faced God - Wisdom ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Prose Edda, Poetic Edda, Baldr
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find more resources at oneclass.com Mythic Time - Mythic past - First is the Distant past: Period before creation. There was a yawning gap - Second is the near past: Creation of ...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen
SCAND341 Lecture 1: Historical Context- Sept 6/8
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Approaching the Evidence Scarce, widespread, large time period Not universal belief Broader themes and values Stone Age (ca. 10,000 ca. 1) The receding of the Ice caps. This brings people here Settling the North Rei...

Scandinavian
SCAND341
Van Duesen

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