Færslur fyrir janúar, 2016

Laugardagur 30.01 2016 - 03:28

 „Þú hefir sét gandreið… – Heimsbrestr

© Gunnar Tómasson 30. janúar 2016 I. …ok er þat ávallt fyrir stórtíðendum.“ (Njála, 125. kafli – M) 497453   22898 = At Reykjum á Skeiðum bjó Runólfr Þorsteinsson. 10662 = Hildiglúmr hét son hans. 29896 = Hann gekk út dróttinsnótt, þá er tólf vikur váru til vetrar. 28027 = Hann heyrði brest mikinn,  ok […]

Föstudagur 29.01 2016 - 04:02

Les Misérables – A Book of Prophecy

© Gunnar Tómasson 28 January 2016 I. This we have to tell, for this is history (Les Misérables, Book Twelve, Ch. VI) 1137823 In these hours of waiting what did they do?  This we have to tell, for this is history. While the men were making cartridges and the women lint, while a large pot, full […]

Fimmtudagur 28.01 2016 - 17:58

“I shall translate Shakespeare.”

© Gunnar Tómasson 28 January 2016  I. Victor Hugo – Shakespeare (1864) (End of Chapter 1)   15595 = Let us return to Marine Terrace. 29701 = One morning at the end of November, two of the inhabitants of the place, 33986 = the father and the youngest of the sons, were seated in the […]

Fimmtudagur 28.01 2016 - 02:15

Ástmögur þjóðarinnar – A Man for All Ages

© Gunnar Tómasson 27. janúar 2016 I. Lágum hlífir hulinn verndarkraptur hólmanum þar sem Gunnar snjeri aptur. (Upphaflegur ritháttur) 1234586   718569 = Fyrri hluti – sbr. færsla í gær Síðari hluti 15992 = Nú er á brautu borinn vigur skjær 14533 = frá Hlíðarenda hám, því Gunnar ríður, 15383 = atgjeirnum beitta búinn – […]

Miðvikudagur 27.01 2016 - 02:41

Jónas Hallgrímsson – Gunnarshólmi

© Gunnar Tómasson 26. janúar 2016 Orðsending frá Jónasi til lesenda (Fjölnir, 4. árg., 1838 – stafréttur texti) „Sunnan á Íslandi, í hjeraði því, sem gjeingur upp af Landeíum millum Eiafjalla og Fljótshlíðar, er allmikjið sljettlendi, og hefir firrum verið grasi gróið, enn er nú nálega allt komið undir eirar og sanda, af vatnagángji; á […]

Mánudagur 25.01 2016 - 23:58

Hvar er vor fornaldarfrægð, frelsið og manndáðin bezt?

© Gunnar Tómasson 25. janúar 2016 I. Hjá Fjölnismönnum 9214 = Jónas Hallgrímsson 7145 = Konráð Gíslason 12625 = Brynjólfur Pjetursson   9597 = Tómas Sæmundsson 38581 Sbr. 10622 = Hann heitir Vígsterkr. – Fæddur Sturla SIghvatsson 12685 = Höfðingjaskipti varð í Nóregi. 4000 = Logandi Sverð 11274 = Fara menn við þat heim af […]

Mánudagur 25.01 2016 - 18:41

Kristnitaka við Grettistöku – Advent of Christianity Grettir-style

Here is a brief comment on the subject matter from my reply to a friend’s email today: In Augustan-Saga-Shakespeare Myth, Light of the World is linked (by Romans in mid-millennium B.C., when the Houses of the Zodiac were named) with LEO. Later I came across a booklet by MIT astronomer Owen Gingerich on “The Astronomy of […]

Sunnudagur 24.01 2016 - 23:15

Prince Hamlet‘s Storie Told

© Gunnar Tómasson  24 January 2016 I. How does the Queene? (Act V, Sc. ii – First folio, 1623) 690168                 Hamlet 9442 = How does the Queene? King 12228 = She sounds to see them bleede. Queen 10946 = No, no, the drinke, the drinke. 6379 = Oh my deere Hamlet, 8488 = the […]

Sunnudagur 24.01 2016 - 00:01

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, 1623

© Gunnar Tómasson  23 January 2016 I. To the Reader – Alpha Page (Ben Jonson) 164001     5506 = To the Reader.   18235 = This Figure, that thou here seest put, 16030 = It was for gentle Shakespeare cut; 13614 = Wherein the Grauer had a strife 15814 = with Nature, to out-doo the […]

Föstudagur 22.01 2016 - 06:02

Roman Roots of Saga Myth – Saga Roots of Shakespeare Myth

© Gunnar Tómasson 21 January 2016 I. Horace’s Monument (Odes, III.30, 23 B.C.) 262982   15415 = Exegi monumentum aere perennius 15971 = regalique situ pyramidum altius, 18183 = quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens 16667 = possit diruere aut innumerabilis 15808 = annorum series et fuga temporum. 16838 = Non omnis moriar multaque […]

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