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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

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

The Thing About Þings (Stories of Iceland – Episode 3)

11/27/2017
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A word you hear again and again in Iceland is þing but what does it really mean and what is its history? We take a journey through the ages of Iceland to figure it out.

Duration:00:23:15

Smoke by the Water (Stories of Iceland – Episode 2)

10/3/2017
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This is the story of Reykjavík but also about how Iceland was discovered.

Duration:00:22:33

Troublemaker Valley (Stories of Iceland – Episode 1)

8/12/2017
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In the north of Iceland there is Valley called Svarfaðardalur. It has long history, beautiful scenery and great stories. From the ghosts of the Sagas to the impoverished children of the early twentieth centuries.

Duration:00:44:02