Amazonia (poem)

  "In Hlesey the brides of the Berserkes slew I; Most evil they were, and all they betrayed. ... She-wolves they were like, and women but little; My ship, which well I had trimmed, did they shake; With clubs of iron they threatened, and Thjalfi they drove off." --Harbarthsljoth, trans. Henry Adams Bellows * Amazonia … Continue reading Amazonia (poem)

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Gretchen Ruins Heathenry, Part 2: The Volsungasaga in summary [story and video]

The tale of Sigurd the Volsung is one of the most important central narratives of pagan Germanic literature and continues to strongly influence the fantasy genre to this day, but translations are often gross oversimplifications or written in difficult and inaccessible language. Here, our hero presents a summary in her own words that she hopes … Continue reading Gretchen Ruins Heathenry, Part 2: The Volsungasaga in summary [story and video]