Folklore and Myth Thursday: Week 9 – I

This week I am focusing on elements and characters beginning with “I”. These include: Ichthys Wheel, Incense, Indalo, Irnan, Ulluyankas, Ila-Ilai Langit, and Irik.

Folklore and Myth Thursday – F

Fenrir, Fir Bholg, the Fomorii, Fravashi, and the Feathered Serpent Fenrir Along with the Midgard Serpent, Hel, and Sleipnir, the wolf Fenrir is one of Loki’s offspring. The great wolf bites off the god Tyr’s hand when the gods set out to bind the wolf until the end of the world. Fenrir will “burst hisContinue reading “Folklore and Myth Thursday – F”

Folklore and Myth Thursday – E

Elle Folk, Élivágar, Enki and Ea, and Epona Elle Folk “Known as Elle Folk, in Denmark, Elf women are human-sized with long blond hair and an entirely hollow back” (Rosen, 2009:269). The Elle men, however, are shorter and look “like little old bearded men wearing dark, close-fitting hats” (Rosen, 2009:269). Hunters are often ensnared byContinue reading “Folklore and Myth Thursday – E”

Deep Time, Secret Libraries, and Lost Species

This week I’m at the SASMARS Conference, so it’s going to be a bit of a shorter Weekly Finds as I’m compiling this earlier in the week. I do hope you still enjoy all these links! Videos of the Week: Can we bring back lost species? – by PHD Comics Deep Time: Crash Course AstronomyContinue reading “Deep Time, Secret Libraries, and Lost Species”