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Finding the Oldest Gods

Here we examine a way to discover gods that are from before the time of the know...


The Lord of the Dead, King of the Underworld

Who was the original ruler of this otherworld? Here we look into what happened t...


Baldr and Hodr, their ancient background

Baldr is known for being killed by mistletoe, but perhaps the story has become c...


Wolf Warriors, Berserkers, and the Lyssa

Here we uncover the meaning behind the word that means wolfish rage, and how it ...


Hell Hounds in Indo European Mythology

Here we look at the role of the Hell Hound, sometimes known as Kerberos in Greek...


The Yggdrasil, It's name's true meaning

Here we try and understand what the World Tree of the Old Norse was really calle...

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Old English literature or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of 1066

Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by Vikings, and inhabitants of Scandinavia and Iceland from about the 9th to the 13th centuries.

Old High German

Old High German literature refers to literature written from the Germanic region of Europe from the 8th century to the middle of the 11th century


Litreature written by those who believe Jesus of Nazereth, known as Jesus Christ, was the messiah and son of God


A culture that wrote the Vedas, stories that were orally transmitted with precision by speakers of an old Indo-Aryan language, who had migrated into the northwestern regions of the Indian subcontinent in 1500BC


The Abrahamic religions are monotheistic, believing of the patriarch Abraham, from the Old Testament of the Bible; recognised by Jews, Christians, Muslims, and others


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Reference materials for research, such as dictionaries


Greek literature including the Classics


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22:9 Ye have seen also the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and ye gathered together the waters of the lower pool.

The Book of the Prophet Isaiah

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