Færslur fyrir febrúar, 2016

Mánudagur 29.02 2016 - 17:44

Prince Hamlet‘s Mission – Let there be light!

© Gunnar Tómasson 29 February 2016  I. Prince Hamlet‘s Mission (Saga-Shakespeare Myth) 1531 Alpha 4177 = Fiat lux! Omega -2646 = Hamlet – Exit at Mission‘s End 1531 II. The play’s the thing Wherein Ile catch the conscience of the King. (See blog entry, 27 February 2016.) 1014600 I + III = 1531 + 1013069 […]

Sunnudagur 28.02 2016 - 17:37

The Seventh Day of Creation – The Great Instauration

© Gunnar Tómasson 28 February 2016 I. Lord: I will practice on this drunken man. (Taming of The Shrew, Act I, Sc. i – First Folio) 1432528    18801 = Enter Begger and Hostes, Christophero Sly.                     Begger 9104 = Ile pheeze you infaith. Hostes 12766 = A paire of stockes you rogue. Begger 13791 […]

Laugardagur 27.02 2016 - 15:10

The Play is the Thing

© Gunnar Tómasson 27 February 2016 I. Wherein Ile catch the Conscience of the King (Hamlet, Act II, Sc. ii. First folio, 1623) 1014600      4981 = Manet Hamlet.                              Hamlet 11535 = I so, God buy’ye Now I am alone. 15291 = Oh what a Rogue and Pesant slaue am I? 21267 = Is it […]

Fimmtudagur 25.02 2016 - 22:49

Snorri Sturluson and William Shakespeare

© Gunnar Tómasson 25 February 2016 I. William Shakespeare’s Epitaph (Holy Trinity Church, Stratford) 39569 19365 = IUDICIO PYLIUM, GENIO SOCRATEM, ARTE MARONEM 20204 = TERRA TEGIT, POPULUS MÆRET, OLYMPUS HABET 39569 II. Snorri Sturluson – Take him for all in all (Sturla Þórðarson) 39569  6648 = Macrocosmos 6429 = Mesocosmos 7000 = Microcosmos                 […]

Miðvikudagur 24.02 2016 - 15:18

The Theatre of God’s Judgements – I

© Gunnar Tómasson 24 February 2016 I. Oh Villaine, Villaine, smiling damned Villaine! (Hamlet, Act I, Sc. v – First folio, 1623) 377704 [1] Hamlet 18729 = Oh all you host of Heauen! Oh Earth; what els? 15857 = And shall I couple Hell? Oh fie: hold my heart; 21200 = And you my sinnewes, […]

Þriðjudagur 23.02 2016 - 16:49

Hver drap Snorra Sturluson?

© Gunnar Tómasson 23. febrúar 2016 Vísindin efla alla dáð – eða þannig. Snorri Sturluson fæddist í Hvammi í Dölum árið 1178 og var veginn í Reykholti árið 1241. Hann var mikill stjórnmálamaður, fræðimaður og eitt merkasta skáld Íslendinga en hann skrifaði meðal annars Heimskringlu og Eddu. Sumir fræðimenn telja hann einnig höfund Egils sögu. […]

Sunnudagur 21.02 2016 - 19:28

Il Giudizio Universale – The Last Judgement

© Gunnar Tómasson 21 February 2016 I. Snorri Sturluson’s Mission (Edda, Preface, Ch. 1) 377704 30048 = Almáttigr Guð skapaði í upphafi himin ok jörð ok alla þá hluti, er þeim fylgja, 23281 = ok síðast menn tvá, er ættir eru frá komnar, Adam ok Evu, 22395 = ok fjölgaðist þeira kynslóð ok dreifðist um […]

Fimmtudagur 18.02 2016 - 14:33

Völuspá – Brave New World from the North

Dear David, I just checked out Psalm 75:6 as well as Psalm 75 in its entirety. The psalm’s “cup” imagery brought to mind the final scene of Hamlet whose poisoned “cup” imagery I had not been able to place in context. On revisiting earlier work on the Hamlet scene, the non-mention of “the North” in […]

Þriðjudagur 16.02 2016 - 23:22

Iceland‘s Great Inheritance

© Gunnar Tómasson 16 February 2016 I. Isaiah‘s End of Times Prophecy (Isaiah, Ch. 24:1-13, KJB, 1611) 696013 24238 = Behold, the Lord maketh the earth emptie, and maketh it waste, 33081 = and turneth it upside downe, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof. 35274 = And it shall be as with the people, so […]

Mánudagur 15.02 2016 - 17:44

The Workes of William Shakespeare

© Gunnar Tómasson 15 February 2016 I. We are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our little life Is rounded with a sleepe. (The Tempest, Act IV, Sc. i – First folio) 223972 Prospero: 15483 = You doe looke (my son) in a mou’d sort, 16757 = As if you were dismaid: be […]

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