Færslur fyrir febrúar, 2017

Sunnudagur 26.02 2017 - 22:30

Ben Jonson alias J. Alfred Prufrock 

© Gunnar Tómasson 26 February 2017 Foreword Ben Jonson’s final resting place is a 2×2 feet grave in Westminster Abbay where his body was buried standing upright. In the context of ancient creation myth, this serves to identify Ben with MAN which is the HEATHEN term for the procreative tool of Cosmic Creative Power – […]

Sunnudagur 26.02 2017 - 06:26

Saga-Shakespeare Myth and Dante’s Commedia 

© Gunnar Tómasson 25 February 2017 I. T. S. Eliot’s Epigraph from Dante’s Inferno (Commedia, Inferno XXVII) 94918 16387 = S’io credesse che mia risposta fosse 14395 = A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, 17932 = Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. 15263 = Ma perciocche giammai di questo fondo 17411 = Non torno […]

Laugardagur 25.02 2017 - 07:13

T. S. Eliot – The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 

© Gunnar Tómasson 24 February 2017 I. Do I dare Disturb the Universe (The Love Song, First Part) 1971861 9907 = LET us go then, you and I, 21251 = When the evening is spread out against the sky 14829 = Like a patient etherized upon a table; 22330 = Let us go, through certain […]

Föstudagur 24.02 2017 - 04:10

How the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper

© Gunnar Tómasson 23 February 201 I. T. S. Eliot – The Hollow Men (Poem 1925) 1001268 I. 10716 = We are the hollow men 9905 = We are the stuffed men 7177 = Leaning together 14865 = Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! 11032 = Our dried voices, when 11937 = We whisper together 10539 […]

Fimmtudagur 23.02 2017 - 02:28

The End of Time

© Gunnar Tómasson 22 February 2017 I. Icelandic Saga Myth (Construction) 532945 As in 401006 + 133709 – 2770 + 1000 = 532945 Where 401006 = Snorri Sturluson´s Murder – 1 133709 = Gangleri’s Homecoming – 2 -2770 = Flosi, Drowned at Saga’s End 1000 = LIGHT 532945 II. Augustan-Shakespeare Myth (Construction) 532945 As in […]

Miðvikudagur 22.02 2017 - 01:38

Jón Helgason: Til höfundar Hungurvöku

© Gunnar Tómasson 21. febrúar 2017 Fyrsti hluti Fyrir um 65 árum flutti Jón Helgason, rithöfundur og forstöðumaður Árnasafns, ávarp á Reykholtshátíð þar sem ég var viðstaddur, þá 10 ára gamall.  Það eina sem festist í minni mínu var augnabliksmynd af Jóni þar sem hann lá makindalega á grasbala líkt og í hugleiðslu, með strá […]

Þriðjudagur 21.02 2017 - 07:14

Egill Skalla-Grímsson and William Shakespeare

© Gunnar Tómasson 20 February 2017 Introduction (Wikipedia) Sonatorrek („the irreparable loss of sons“) is a skaldic poem in 25 stanzas by Egill Skallagrímsson (ca. 910–990). The work laments the death of two of the poet’s sons, Gunnar, who died of a fever, and Böðvarr, who drowned during a storm. It is preserved in a […]

Mánudagur 20.02 2017 - 00:18

The Twelve Tribes of Israel

© Gunnar Tómasson 19 February 2017 I. And Jacob called vnto his sonnes (Genesis Ch. 46, KJB 1611) 1658132 49:1 15675 = And Jacob called vnto his sonnes, and said, 13786 = Gather your selues together, 26633 = that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last dayes. 49:2 23518 = […]

Sunnudagur 19.02 2017 - 00:06

This Gospell of the Kingdome

© Gunnar Tómasson 18 February 2017 I. Shall be preached in all the world (Matt. Ch. 24, KJB 1611) 2246396 24:1 21627 = And Iesus went out, and departed from the temple, 11513 = and his Disciples came to him 19631 = for to shew him the buildings of the temple. 24:2 11050 = And […]

Laugardagur 18.02 2017 - 03:12

Lord Jesus: Vituð ér enn – eða hvat? I AM YOU

© Gunnar Tómasson 17  February 2017 Recapitulation Day of Wrath, 16 February 2017 I. Dies Irae: Liber scriptus proferetur (Verdi’s Requiem Prophecy) 99681 II. A Written Book – Abomination of Desolation (Contemporary history) 468333  III.  And at that time shall Michael stand vp (Daniel Ch. 12, KJB, 1611) 304364 IV. The Sybil’s Prophecy (Virgil, Fourth […]

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