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Miðvikudagur 23.05 2018 - 22:53

Christopher Marlowe a.k.a. Edward Oxenford

© Gunnar Tómasson 23 May 2018 Marlowe and Oxenford Leave the Stage A Privy Council Letter 15875 11384 = Christopher Marlowe 2904 = 29 June – 4th month old-style 1587 = 1587 A.D. 15875 B Letter to Robert Cecil 10245 7936 = Edward Oxenford 708 = 7 October – 8th month old-style 1601 = 1601 […]

Þriðjudagur 22.05 2018 - 23:23

Greene’s Groats-Worth of Witte

© Gunnar Tómasson 22 May 2018 Archetypal Robert Greene (S. Schoenbaum) With [Robert] Greene we cannot always separate fact from fiction in the fantasias he composed on autobiographical themes, or the legend made of him by his contemporaries.  The pattern of his life – necessarily pieced together from the testimony of biased witnesses – assumes […]

Þriðjudagur 22.05 2018 - 12:27

Return of Sweet Swan of Avon

© Gunnar Tómasson 22 May 2018 Reference Cipher Value Dedication, King James Bible 1611 2542548 As in 1529523 = Ben Jonson, First Folio Ode to William Shakespeare 43339 = Return of Sweet Swan of Avon 969686 = Ben Jonson, Epigrammes, Dedication 1616 2542548 *** I. Ben Jonson, Ode to William Shakespeare (First Folio, 1623) 1529523 […]

Mánudagur 21.05 2018 - 13:48

Introducing William Shakespeare

© Gunnar Tómasson 21 May 2018  I. First mention of Playwright Shakespeare (Francis Meres, Palladis Tamia, 1598) 486782 29693 = As the soule of Euphorbus was thought to liue in Pythagoras: 29189 = So the sweete wittie soule of Ouid liues in mellifluous & 10860 = hony-tongued Shakespeare, 13942 = witnes his Venus and Adonis, 26624 […]

Sunnudagur 20.05 2018 - 23:24

Bók þessi heitir Edda.

Gunnar Tómasson 4. desember, 2005 Uppfært 20. maí 2018 Uppsalabók Eddu (Sigurður Nordal) Í vörzlu Háskólabókasafnsins í Uppsölum er íslenzk skinnbók frá því um 1300 með svolátandi fyrirsögn (rauðletraðri):  „Bók þessi heitir Edda.  Hana hefir saman setta Snorri Sturlu sonur, eftir þeim hætti, sem hér er skipað.  Er fyrst frá Ásum og Ými, þar næst […]

Sunnudagur 20.05 2018 - 02:17

Before Abraham was, I am

© Gunnar Tómasson 19 May 2018 Prologue In a book published a few years ago – The Measure of the Cosmos – the Icelandic scholar-artist Pétur Halldórsson wrote that the roots of the title character of Brennu-Njálssaga – Njáll or Niall – go back to ancient Egypt. The late Einar Pálsson, the leading 20th century […]

Föstudagur 18.05 2018 - 21:52

The Workes of William Shakespeare

© Gunnar Tómasson 18 May 2018     Prologue (Gen. 1:3) And God said, 7128 = Let there be light, and there was light: 7128 = Yeshua ben Joseph   The Coming of the Son of Man (Matt. 16:28, KJB 1611) 56819 10109 = Verely I say vnto you, 10904 = There be some standing […]

Föstudagur 18.05 2018 - 13:13

Sonatorrek – Don Quixote – The Pope

© Gunnar Tómasson 18 May 2018 Hamlet – Prologue (Act I, Sc. v. First Folio) Rest, rest perturbed Spirit:  so Gentlemen, With all my loue I doe commend me to you; And what so poore a man as Hamlet is May doe t’expresse his loue and friending to you, God willing shall not lacke:  let […]

Föstudagur 18.05 2018 - 00:08

Wisdom Renders The Last Judgement

© Gunnar Tómasson 17. maí 2018 I. Minnismerki Hórasar (Horace’s Monument) 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 pars mei 17125 […]

Fimmtudagur 17.05 2018 - 18:23

Lög Móses, Haraldr hárfagri og Konungar Kristni

© Gunnar Tómasson 17. maí 2018 Inngangsorð Ævi og ritstörf Snorra Sturlusonar voru helzta viðfangsefni Sigurðar Nordal á sviði íslenzkra fræða. Að því marki sem niðurstöður Sigurðar í þeim efnum eru enn ráðandi meðal fræðimanna þá gildir enn hið fornkveðna, að skylt er að hafa það heldur er sannara reynist. Í þeim efnum verður vart […]

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