70 relations: Alcoholism, Anarchism, Anton Christian Bang, Arteriosclerosis, Asatru Folk Assembly, Ask and Embla, August Hjalmar Edgren, August Strindberg, Benjamin Kidd, Blasphemy, Cholera, Christmas, Diabetes mellitus, Djursholm, Epidemic, Franco-Prussian War, Germanic languages, Germanic mythology, Gesta Danorum, Getting Married (collection), Gläns över sjö och strand, Goethe's Faust, Grottasöngr, Gunnar Broberg, Hamlet's Mill, Hárbarðsljóð, Hilda Ellis Davidson, Hjalmar Branting, Jan de Vries (linguist), Jönköping, Jesus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, John Lindow, Julian (emperor), Kingdom of Italy, List of members of the Swedish Academy, Lund, Margaret Clunies Ross, Mats Wendt, Mythology, New Testament, Nils Roll-Hansen, Norse mythology, Poetic Edda, Project Runeberg, Rasmus B. Anderson, Rök Runestone, Reformation, Religion, Romance novel, ..., Romanticism, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Socialism, Sophus Bugge, Southern Illinois University Press, Stockholm County, Stockholm University, Sven Delblanc, Sweden, Swedish Academy, The Freebooter of the Baltic, Tomten (poem), Union between Sweden and Norway, Uppsala University, Ursula Dronke, Völuspá, Victorian era, William W. Thomas Jr., World Mill, Yggdrasil. Expand index (20 more) » « Shrink index
Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), is a broad term for any drinking of alcohol that results in mental or physical health problems.
Anarchism is a political philosophy that advocates self-governed societies based on voluntary institutions.
Anton Christian Bang (18 September 1840 in Dønna, Helgeland – 29 December 1913) was a Norwegian theologian, historian and politician for the Conservative Party of Norway.
Arteriosclerosis is the thickening, hardening and loss of elasticity of the walls of arteries.
The Asatru Folk Assembly (AFA) is a US-headquartered, but international folkish Ásatrú organization, with chapters worldwide, founded by Stephen A. McNallen in 1994.
In Norse mythology, Ask and Embla (from Askr ok Embla)—male and female respectively—were the first two humans, created by the gods.
August Hjalmar Edgren (October 18, 1840 – December 9, 1903) was a Swedish-American linguist, professor, and author.
Johan August Strindberg (22 January 184914 May 1912) was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter.
Benjamin Kidd (1858–1916) was a British sociologist whose first job was a civil service clerk, but who, by persistent self-education, became internationally famous by the publication of his book Social Evolution in 1894.
Blasphemy is the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence to a deity, or sacred things, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable.
Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.
Djursholm is one of four suburban districts in, and the seat of Danderyd Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden.
An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.
The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871) or in Germany as 70/71, was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.
The Germanic languages are a branch of the Indo-European language family spoken natively by a population of about 515 million people mainly in Europe, North America, Oceania, and Southern Africa.
Germanic mythology consists of the body of myths native to the Germanic peoples.
Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") is a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 13th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Literate", literally "the Grammarian").
Getting Married (Giftas) is a collection of short stories by the Swedish writer August Strindberg.
"Gläns över sjö och strand" are the opening lines for a poem written by Viktor Rydberg, appearing in the 1891 Vapensmeden.
Faust is a tragic play in two parts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, usually known in English as Faust, Part One and Faust, Part Two.
Grottasöngr or the Song of Grótti is an Old Norse poem, sometimes counted among the poems of the Poetic Edda as it appears in manuscripts that are later than the Codex Regius.
Gunnar Broberg (born 1942) is since 1990 Professor in History of Science and Ideas at Lund University, Sweden.
Hamlet's Mill: An Essay Investigating the Origins of Human Knowledge and Its Transmission Through Myth (first published by Gambit, Boston, 1969) by Giorgio de Santillana (a professor of the history of science at MIT) and Hertha von Dechend (a scientist at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität) is a nonfiction work of history and comparative mythology, particularly the subfield of archaeoastronomy.
Hárbarðsljóð (Lay of Hárbarðr) is one of the poems of the Poetic Edda, found in the Codex Regius and AM 748 I 4to manuscripts.
Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson (born Hilda Roderick Ellis, 1 October 1914 – January 2006) was an English antiquarian and academic, writing in particular on Germanic paganism and Celtic paganism.
(23 November 186024 February 1925) was a Swedish politician.
Jan Pieter Marie Laurens de Vries (11 February 1890 – 23 July 1964) was a Dutch scholar of Germanic linguistics and Germanic mythology, from 1926 to 1945 ordinarius at Leiden University and author of reference works still in use today.
Jönköping is a city in southern Sweden with 93,797 inhabitants (2015).
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman.
John Lindow (born 1946) is a professor emeritus (University of California, Berkeley) specializing in Scandinavian medieval studies and folklore.
Julian (Flavius Claudius Iulianus Augustus; Φλάβιος Κλαύδιος Ἰουλιανὸς Αὔγουστος; 331/332 – 26 June 363), also known as Julian the Apostate, was Roman Emperor from 361 to 363, as well as a notable philosopher and author in Greek.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
This is a list of members of the Swedish Academy by seat number.
Lund is a city in the province of Scania, southern Sweden.
Margaret Beryl Clunies Ross (born 24 April 1942) is a medievalist who was until her retirement in 2009 the McCaughey Professor of English Language and Early English Literature and Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Sydney.
Mats Wendt (born in 1965) is a Swedish classical composer and artist.
Mythology refers variously to the collected myths of a group of people or to the study of such myths.
The New Testament (Ἡ Καινὴ Διαθήκη, trans. Hē Kainḕ Diathḗkē; Novum Testamentum) is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament, based on the Hebrew Bible.
Nils Roll-Hansen (born 1938) is a historian and philosopher of 19th and 20th century biology at University of Oslo.
Norse mythology is the body of myths of the North Germanic people stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period.
Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson.
Project Runeberg (Swedish, Projekt Runeberg) is a digital cultural archive initiative that publishes free electronic versions of books significant to the culture and history of the Nordic countries.
Rasmus Bjørn Anderson (January 12, 1846 – March 2, 1936) was an American author, professor, and diplomat.
The Rök Runestone (Rökstenen; Ög 136) is one of the most famous runestones, featuring the longest known runic inscription in stone.
The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements.
Although the genre is very old, the romance novel or romantic novel discussed in this article is the mass-market version.
Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.
Elseus Sophus Bugge (5 January 1833 – 8 July 1907) was a noted Norwegian philologist and linguist.
Southern Illinois University Press or SIU Press, founded in 1956, is a university press located in Carbondale, Illinois, owned and operated by Southern Illinois University.
Stockholm County (Stockholms län) is a county or län (in Swedish) on the Baltic Sea coast of Sweden.
Stockholm University (Stockholms universitet) is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960.
Sven Delblanc, born May 26, 1931 in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, died December 15, 1992 in Sunnersta, Gottsunda Parish, Uppsala, Sweden was a Swedish author and professor of literature.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.
The Freebooter of the Baltic (Fribytaren på Östersjön, 1857) is an early novel by the Swedish romantic novelist Viktor Rydberg.
Tomten, also known as "Midvinternattens köld är hård", is a poem written by Viktor Rydberg, and originally published in Ny Illustrerad Tidning in 1881.
Sweden and Norway or Sweden–Norway (Svensk-norska unionen; Den svensk-norske union), officially the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, or as the United Kingdoms, was a personal union of the separate kingdoms of Sweden and Norway under a common monarch and common foreign policy that lasted from 1814 until its amicable and peaceful dissolution in 1905.
Uppsala University (Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation, founded in 1477.
Ursula Miriam Dronke (née Brown, 3 November 1920 – 8 March 2012Heather O'Donoghue,, The Guardian 25 March 2012.) was a medievalist and former Vigfússon Reader in Old Norse at the University of Oxford and an Emeritus Fellow of Linacre College.
Völuspá (Old Norse Vǫluspá or Vǫluspǫ́, Prophecy of the Völva (Seeress); reconstructed Old Norse, Modern Icelandic) is the first and best known poem of the Poetic Edda.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
William Widgery Thomas Jr. (August 26, 1839 – October 7, 1927) was a United States politician from Maine.
The World Mill (also "heavenly mill", "cosmic mill" and variants) is a mytheme suggested as recurring in Indo-European and other mythologies.
Yggdrasil (or; from Old Norse Yggdrasill, pronounced) is an immense mythical tree that connects the nine worlds in Norse cosmology.