Færslur fyrir september, 2016

Föstudagur 30.09 2016 - 22:06

Heimskringla and Rime-Giants

© Gunnar Tómasson 30 September 2016 I. Snorri Sturluson – Alpha and Omega (Prologus, Heimskringla) 260490 Alpha   21611 = Á bók þessi lét ek ríta fornar frásagnir um höfðingja, 23506 = þá er ríki hafa haft á norðrlöndum ok á danska tungu hafa mælt, 14267 = svá sem ek hefi heyrt fróða menn segja, […]

Föstudagur 30.09 2016 - 00:45

Grettir Ásmundarson and Mary Magdalene

© Gunnar Tómasson 29 September 2016  I. Grettissund úr Drangey Grettir swims to the mainland for fire (Grettissaga, 74. k.) 267498   30220 = Býst Grettir nú til sunds ok hafði söluváðarkufl ok gyrðr í brækr. 10593 = Hann lét fitja saman fingrna. 6897 = Veðr var gott. 13910 = Hann fór at áliðnum degi ór […]

Miðvikudagur 28.09 2016 - 22:37

The Resurrection of Jesus

© Gunnar Tómasson 28. september 2016 I. Jesus and his Disciples (Matthew 16:13-20, KJB 1611) 394811   23675 = When Iesus came into the coasts of Cesarea Philippi, 11616 = he asked his disciples, saying, 17235 = Whom doe men say, that I, the sonne of man, am? 22774 = And they said, Some say that thou […]

Miðvikudagur 28.09 2016 - 03:59

Saga Myth – Shakespeare’s Tempest – Nativity of Christ

    © Gunnar Tómasson     27. september 2016  I. Hvernig skal Krist kenna – How is Christ to be taught? (Skáldskaparmál, 65. k.) 664447   11017 = Hvernig skal Krist kenna? 21714 = Svá, at kalla hann skapara himins ok jarðar, engla ok sólar, 15742 = stýranda heims ok himinríkis ok engla, 12377 […]

Mánudagur 26.09 2016 - 04:01

Genesis – Kabbalah – Judeo-Christian Myth

© Gunnar Tómasson 25 September 2016 Genesis I. Let vs make man in our Image, after our likenesse (Genesis, Ch. 1:26, King James Bible 1611) 98469 23872 = And God said, Let vs make man in our Image, after our likenesse: 20128 = and let them haue dominion ouer the fish of the sea, 20353 […]

Laugardagur 24.09 2016 - 21:57

Addendum I. Snorri Sturluson and Prince Hamlet

© Gunnar Tómasson 24 September 2016 Be sure our Shake-speare, thou canst never dye I. But crown’d with Lawrell, live eternally. (First folio, 1623) 464058     6556 = TO THE MEMORIE 9775 = of the deceased Authour 10757 = Maister W. SHAKESPEARE.   21339 = Shake-speare, at length thy pious fellowes give 27690 = The […]

Föstudagur 23.09 2016 - 21:05

Snorri Sturluson and Prince Hamlet

© Gunnar Tómasson 23 September 2016 I. Planning Snorri Sturluson‘s Murder (Íslendinga saga, Ch. 151) 93525 Initial Planning 24923 = Þeir Kolbeinn ungi ok Gizurr fundust í þann tíma á Kili 16169 = ok gerðu ráð sín, þau er síðan kómu fram. 17253 = Þetta sumar var veginn Kolr inn auðgi. 12973 = Árni, er beiskr […]

Miðvikudagur 21.09 2016 - 03:11

Henrik Ibsen’s Play – The Master Builder

© Gunnar Tómasson 20 September 2016 Initial reception by critics (Toril Moi) Actors, directors, critics and play-goers have always struggled to figure out what The Master Builder is about. In February 1893, at the height of the „Ibsen wars“, the first London production at the Trafalgar Square Theatre met with puzzled incomprehension, even among Ibsen’s […]

Mánudagur 19.09 2016 - 23:26

Victor Hugo – The Last Great Prophet

© Gunnar Tómasson 19 September 2016 I. Victor Hugo: Preface to Shakespeare (William Shakespeare, 1864) 526082   18798 = The true title of this work should be, 11010 = „Apropos to Shakespeare.“ 26428 = The desire of introducing, as they say in England, before the public, 16554 = the new translation of Shakespeare, 17364 = […]

Sunnudagur 18.09 2016 - 23:21

The Wonder of the World in this Later Age

© Gunnar Tómasson 18 September 2016 I. This Spirit dumbe to vs, will speake to him (Hamlet, Act I, Sc. I, First Folio, 1623) 2519142 Marcellus 5475 = Holla Barnardo. Barnardo 12499 = Say, what is Horatio there? Horatio       4177 = A peece of him. Barnardo 19792 = Welcome Horatio, welcome, good Marcellus. Marcellus 18533 […]

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