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Episode 68 - Come, Kif! Following St Ansgar

October 15th, 2019

Episode 68 – Come Kif! Following St Ansgar

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Tessa Thompson: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1935086/

“Hola Commander, have a muffin.” Strike Commander: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strike_Commander

“If you’re looking for adventure, I bet my shinies will tempt you.” Everquest II

“Robust ...precise...” The Sommelier Scene from John Wick II: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUpfO4x8Ch8

Status Quo – famous for using three main chords in their songs: http://www.statusquo.co.uk/

Zapp Brannigan - from Futurarma: https://futurama.fandom.com/wiki/Zapp_Brannigan

Ace Rimmer – from Red Dwarf:http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/a/acerimmr.htm

Ab Urbe Condita – “From the founding of the city”

“Abbot says ‘Come Home’” a paraphrase of ‘Gerda says come home’ one of the number of rune sticks found in Bergen: http://collections.mnhs.org/MNHistoryMagazine/articles/40/v40i02p049-058.pdf

Dread Pirate Roberts – from The Princess Bride: https://princessbride.fandom.com/wiki/Dread_Pirate_Roberts

London Vatican Embassy https://www.visahq.co.uk/vatican/embassy/united-kingdom/

A bit Pete Tong – Cockney Rhyming Slang for ‘a bit wrong’

“A passport in the name of Emily Berkenstein” From Red Dwarf: https://reddwarf.fandom.com/wiki/Mimas

An English translation of the Vita Anskari is available here: https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/basis/anskar.asp

If you look at other sources for Ansgar, contrast them with this one: http://www.oodegr.com/english/biographies/arxaioi/Ansgar_Hamburg.htm

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Episode 67 - Vikings and Christians

October 1st, 2019

Episode 67 - Vikings and Christians

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

 

“Kate von Lichtenstein” - paraphrased from A Knight’s Tale (2001) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0183790/

Sashay Away – Ru Paul, especially in Ru Paul’s Drag Race https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLpMwN9n0ZM

Invader Zim https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235923/

The Golgafrinshan B Ark: Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: https://hitchhikers.fandom.com/wiki/Golgafrinchan_Ark_Fleet_Ship_B

Ibn Fadlan’s account of the Rus Chieftains burial: https://www.worldbulletin.net/history/perception-of-the-vikings-from-ibn-fadlans-glance-in-al-risala-h115169.html

The Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton https://www.amazon.co.uk/Eaters-Dead-Michael-Crichton/dp/0099222825

The 13th Warrior (1999) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120657/

The Anglo Saxon Chronicle https://www.britannica.com/topic/Anglo-Saxon-Chronicle

Runestones in Sweden https://mashable.com/2017/01/07/runestones-of-sweden/?europe=true

The conversion of Northern Europe – Suzanne likes Fletcher’s book “The Conversion of Europe: From Paganism to Christianity 371 – 1386 AD” - accessible for the non-academic and a good overview of the whole period.

“5... 10, 20 big lads” Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves (1991) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102798/

Runestones were painted: https://en.natmus.dk/historical-knowledge/denmark/prehistoric-period-until-1050-ad/the-viking-age/power-and-aristocracy/rune-stones/ and also http://www.the-ninth-age.com/community/index.php?thread/43805-painted-runestones/ for images

Roman statues were also painted: https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/gods-in-color-ancient-world-polychromy/index.html and here for a video: https://theancienthome.com/blogs/blog-and-news/greek-roman-statues-painted

Civic works mentioned on runestones: the brige at Taby - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarlabanke_Runestones

Adam of Bremen: esp his description of the temple at Uppsala http://www.germanicmythology.com/works/uppsalatemple.html

Redwaaaaall! Rom the Brian Jacques childrens book series https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/DUI/redwall

Bede and his account of King Redwald’s two altars: https://wuffingeducation.co.uk/information/previous-study-days/2015-jan-to-march/temple-of-the-two-altars/ 

Emperor Julian the Apostate https://www.britannica.com/biography/Julian-Roman-emperor

Pharoh Akenton https://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-africa/pharaoh-akhenaten-different-view-heretic-king-005249

Top down and bottom up conversion in the early church: https://www.history.com/news/inside-the-conversion-tactics-of-the-early-christian-church

The Emperor’s new clothes https://andersen.sdu.dk/vaerk/hersholt/TheEmperorsNewClothes_e.html

Sutton Hoo’s christening spoons: https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=86503&partId=1&searchText=byzantine&place=35846&page=1

The conversion of St Paul: https://catholicexchange.com/the-conversion-of-st-paul

The Irish Crozier and Buddha finds from Helgo: http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/12/the-helgo-treasure-a-viking-age-buddha/

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