The Myth Legend & Lore Podcast
Víðförul: The Women Pioneers in the Vinland Sagas

Víðförul: The Women Pioneers in the Vinland Sagas

July 9, 2020

In this episode we will introduce Auð ‘the Deep-Minded’, the renowned Viking woman and protagonist of the first section of the Icelandic saga called Eiríks saga rauða in Old Norse, or the Saga of Eric the Red. Dr Jóhanna Katrín Fridriksdottír and myself, will guide you through a fascinating analysis of the life of this Viking Age woman who sailed the whale road to distant shores! 

Visit us; www.vidforul.worpress.com 

Saga Map; http://sagamap.hi.is/is/ 

Music;

Själ – Album Tillbaka – Bel m’es qu’eu chant

https://www.facebook.com/medeltidsbandetsjal/

https://sjalsjal.bandcamp.com/album/tillbaka

Belen Prado – Enchanted Flute – Mellow Solitude

https://enchantedflute.bandcamp.com/album/dreaming-into-nature

http://www.theenchantedflute.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIYgCAFiqg9Z2UD6a6tjw5g

Artwork & original images;

Hands On History

https://www.facebook.com/handsonhistoryas/

https://www.handsonhistory

https://www.instagram.com/handsonhistory/?hl=en 

Tiffany Kendra Clark

www.tiffanykendra.co.uk

www.facebook.com/pg/tiffanykendra.co.uk

Instagram.com/tiffanykendra

 Unsplash

https://unsplash.com

Wikicommons images

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Announcing Víðförul: The Women Pioneers in the Vinland Sagas!

Announcing Víðförul: The Women Pioneers in the Vinland Sagas!

July 3, 2020

Johanna Katrin Fridriksdottir and I are excited to share our new series we’ve developed for the podcast, you’ll also be able to watch a trailer on our website vidforul.wordpress.com or the Myth Legend & Lore YouTube channel! Keep a wee eye out for the launch of the first episode, but for now, we will leave you with this…

Visit us; www.vidforul.worpress.com

Music;

Själ – Album Tillbaka – Bel m’es qu’eu chant

https://www.facebook.com/medeltidsbandetsjal/

https://sjalsjal.bandcamp.com/album/tillbaka

 

Belen Prado – Enchanted Flute – Mellow Solitude

https://enchantedflute.bandcamp.com/album/dreaming-into-nature

http://www.theenchantedflute.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIYgCAFiqg9Z2UD6a6tjw5g

 

Artwork;

Original images provided by;

Hands On History

https://www.facebook.com/handsonhistoryas/

https://www.handsonhistory

Unsplash

https://unsplash.com

Wikicommons images

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

 

Finn & The Battle of the White Strand

Finn & The Battle of the White Strand

June 12, 2020

It has been some time since we've had an Irish legend, so today we shall start the thrilling adventure of Finn and his men, as they battle an army of kings who would take Ireland for themselves!

A Gathering of Skalds with special guests; Joshua Gillingham, Eric Schumacher, Ian Stuart Sharpe, & Aaron Lax

A Gathering of Skalds with special guests; Joshua Gillingham, Eric Schumacher, Ian Stuart Sharpe, & Aaron Lax

May 27, 2020

Today I am joined by authors Joshua Gillingham, Eric Schumacher, Ian Stuart Sharpe, & Aaron Lax for the first Gathering of Skalds! In these special episodes, our guests narrate wonderful extracts from their new and & upcoming works. There really is no better way to listen to these remarkable tales, than from the Skalds themselves!

Today's promo comes from Theshira & Rashalia of the Legendary Africa Podcast.

Joshua Gillingham:

https://www.joshuagillingham.ca

https://twitter.com/JoshMGillingham

https://www.crowsnestbooks.com/product/the-gatewatch/ 

Eric Schumacher: 

https://www.ericschumacher.net

https://twitter.com/DarkAgeScribe

https://www.nextchapter.pub/authors/eric-schumacher-historical-fiction-author?rq=eric%20schumacher

Ian Stuart Sharpe:

https://www.facebook.com/vikingverse/

https://twitter.com/vikingverse

https://www.instagram.com/vikingverse/

https://www.vikingverse.com

Aaron Lax:

https://amlax.wordpress.com

https://twitter.com/amlax_?lang=en

Artwork by Joe Sisson https://instagram.com/flojo.art 

Belén Prado of Enchanted Flute:

https://enchantedflute.bandcamp.com/album/dreaming-into-nature

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIYgCAFiqg9Z2UD6a6tjw5g

https://insighttimer.com/belenprado

www.theenchantedflute.com

Legendary Africa Podcast: 

https://twitter.com/Legendarypod1

https://linktr.ee/Legendarypodcast

 

 

The Saga of Halfdan the Black

The Saga of Halfdan the Black

May 13, 2020

Today I narrate The Saga of Halfdan the Black from Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla! As an introduction from the Ynglinga Saga, I have the interesting tale of Gudrod the Hunter, the murdered father of Halfdan. I very much hope you enjoy this saga!

The Celtic festival Beltane in Myth Legend & Lore

The Celtic festival Beltane in Myth Legend & Lore

April 27, 2020

Today's episode discovers the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane in Scotland! There are some fascinating legends and folklore tales attached to this celebration of regeneration, light and fire. At the end of the episode, there something a little different, I hope you all enjoy!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-48119277

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnVmQKpqFTc

Special Guest Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Fridriksdóttir - Valkyrie: The Women Of The Viking World

Special Guest Dr. Jóhanna Katrín Fridriksdóttir - Valkyrie: The Women Of The Viking World

April 15, 2020

Today I have the honour of welcoming Dr Jóhanna Katrín Fridriksdóttir and her exceptional book Valkyrie: The Women Of The Viking World! Please join us for what was a delightful and fascinating conversation as we discuss the mythology of the Valkyrie, memorable women from the sagas, the reality of life in the Viking Age & why these women continue to enthral us to this day!

For a copy of Jóhanna's book please follow the link;

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/valkyrie

The Stories of Creation in Myth Legend & Lore

The Stories of Creation in Myth Legend & Lore

March 24, 2020

Today we look at the creation stories of the Finnish, Norse and Sámi mythologies, listen to wonderful poems, beautiful folksongs and accounts of how the world came into being! Join us for The Kalevala, The Völuspá, and The Death of the Sun's Daughter.

https://apple.co/2xqe5Ry

https://amzn.to/3dBAJHA

https://en.uit.no/tmu/art?p_document_id=416409

 

The Saga of Thorstein, Viking’s Son (Part 2 of 2)

The Saga of Thorstein, Viking’s Son (Part 2 of 2)

March 10, 2020

Welcome to Part 2 of our thrilling saga! Viking comes to collect his sons bodies after the encounter on the ice, Jokul’s desire for vengeance remains, & new adversaries are revealed. Listen to incredible tales and battles as we journey with Thorstein from youth to manhood. There is no shortage of mythology, seiðr or lore, and a thoroughly satisfying conclusion!

The Saga of Thorstein, Viking’s Son – Translation by Rasmus B Anderson

http://bit.do/fqVdj

Music provided by Adrian Von Zeigler – Saga

https://adrianvonziegler.bandcamp.com/album/saga

https://www.youtube.com/user/AdrianvonZiegler

https://open.spotify.com/artist/6qDQ6rJG5TOT7PppxBKhqI?autoplay=true&v=A

https://play.google.com/music/preview/Apcndr34api4tpne5fokykgt2ii?play=1

https://www.facebook.com/AdrianvonZiegler/

Special guest interview with Noah Tetzner of The History Of Vikings Podcast!

Special guest interview with Noah Tetzner of The History Of Vikings Podcast!

February 24, 2020

Today I welcome my good friend Noah Tetzner, host of The History of Vikings Podcast, and author of The Poetic Edda: A Study Guide! Join us as we discuss Noah’s book, the Poetic Edda, and The Lay of Volund.

https://amzn.to/2SS2Hqb

http://thehistoryofvikings.com

https://twitter.com/HistoryofViking

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0pmAwjsX-qQlVSBGcDbWTQ

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Valkyries_with_swan_skins.jpg