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A podcast about the history, culture and folklore of Iceland.

A podcast about the history, culture and folklore of Iceland.
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Location:

Iceland

Description:

A podcast about the history, culture and folklore of Iceland.

Language:

English

Contact:

+3546916938


Episodes

STOI010 The Icelandic Sport Saga

6/16/2018
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As the Icelandic men's football team starts its first game ever at the World Cup it is fitting to look back in time at the sports of Iceland, from the sagas to the vikingclap.

Duration:00:18:19

STOI009 Special Video Episode (Free)

6/8/2018
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A special free video episode on www.patreon.com/storiesoficeland

Duration:00:01:36

STOI008 Ragnar Furry Pants and the Sagas

5/25/2018
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Ragnar Loðbrók (furry pants) is one of the most famous heroes of Icelandic literature. Today he is more famous as the lead character of the television series Vikings but here is the original story.

Duration:00:24:28

STOI007 The Deacon of Dark-River (Folktale Special)

4/23/2018
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A episode devoted to the folktale The Deacon of Dark-River - including a reading of the tale.

Duration:00:14:51

What’s in an Icelandic Name (Stories of Iceland – Episode 6)

3/17/2018
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The patronymic naming system used in Iceland is rather perplexing and we have unusual laws dealing with both first names and last names.

Duration:00:20:30

Hear, Smith of Heavens (Stories of Iceland – Episode 5)

2/10/2018
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An old poem serves as an introduction to the most violent age of Icelandic history.

Duration:00:22:29

Yule – Not Christmas (Stories of Iceland – Episode 4)

12/20/2017
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Iceland has thirteen Yule-Lads, a cat which eats children, strange songs and a long colorful history of celebrating Jól.

Duration:00:30:57