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Modern Language Quarterly (1983) 44 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 March 1983
...Martin Bindney Copyright © 1983 by Duke University Press 1983 DIMINISHING EPIPHANIES OF ODIN CARLYLE’S REVERIES OF PRIMAL FIRE By MARTINBIDNEY In his lectures On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in Histoly (1840),1 a minor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (2): 115–124.
Published: 01 June 1966
..., Speirs may be going in the right direc- tion when he tries to find meaning for Grim in Norse mythology; for in several respects Grim resembles a Norse deity, especially the great Norse god Odin (or Woden). In general, Grim may be related to the god who, in disguise, fosters a youth. Odin...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 278–279.
Published: 01 September 1955
... to rearrange, rationalize, and even Christianize. It is illuminating to see the pattern emerge. For instance, Odin’s three marriages correspond to the three basic divisions : numinous with Frigg, mythological with Jord (Thor’s mother), and theological (this is Philippson’s word ; I should...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 195–219.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Troas, the region of Troy), Snorri then gives Tróán a son whose name he naturalizes by affixing to it the typical r-ending of a Norse noun. Snorri then has only to substitute a þ for the initial tr to turn Tror into the Norse god Thór. Snorri relates that Thór’s descendant Óðin jour- neyed north...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (3): 275–278.
Published: 01 September 1955
... (Asen) ; and their final fate is treatment at the hands of the sophisticated mythographer, best exemplified by Snorri, who feels free to rearrange, rationalize, and even Christianize. It is illuminating to see the pattern emerge. For instance, Odin’s three marriages correspond...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 355–356.
Published: 01 December 1958
... of the book, Konstantin Reichardt dis- cusses some strange verses from the Edda relating to Odin at the gallows and argues that they are an adaptation of the death of Christ to a Northern back- ground. George Nordmeyer’s “Syntax Analysis of the Old High German Isidor” ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 96–97.
Published: 01 March 1961
..., Icelandic 66inn should be transliterated Odin in English. The logical transliteration is Othin, and every speaker of Eng- lish, upon seeing the word, will pronounce the intervocalic spirant correctly (by analogy with father, mother, etc Admittedly, the form looks a bit strange...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (4): 356–357.
Published: 01 December 1958
... of the book, Konstantin Reichardt dis- cusses some strange verses from the Edda relating to Odin at the gallows and argues that they are an adaptation of the death of Christ to a Northern back- ground. George Nordmeyer’s “Syntax Analysis of the Old High German Isidor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1961) 22 (1): 97–99.
Published: 01 March 1961
... the scholarly tradition in languages not as fortu- nate in their inventory of consonants as English, should be abandoned. There is no earthly reason why, for example, Icelandic 66inn should be transliterated Odin in English. The logical transliteration is Othin, and every speaker of Eng- lish, upon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 445–452.
Published: 01 December 1946
... with a spear, and the spear-god Odin has no particular relations to the sea. Yet this ex- planation seems not wholly abandoned, as may be seen from E. Pons’s thesis and from an essay by Miss H. T. McMillan Buckhurst.28 T. B. Haber, who studied the influence of Vergil on the Beozetulf, regarded...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 September 1967
... . .” Generally, the eagle is a symbol of king- ship; it is the bird of Zeus, Jove, and Odin. More particularly, it is a Roman symbol on standard, coin, and scepter-as in Romulus’ envi- sioning Rome’s twelve centuries of power and greatness in the figure of twelve eagles. And Cybele, whose robes Isis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1960) 21 (4): 336–352.
Published: 01 December 1960
..., at the instigation of Odin in disguise, gets the false bride to reveal her true identity by thrice asking her name as she lies asleep. Many conjectures could be made regarding the possible sources of inspiration for this amazing and amusing distortion of an old literary motif. The writer was surely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (2): 129–174.
Published: 01 June 1940
..., Alexander Haggerty. “Die Sage vom Konig im Berge.” Mitteilungen der schlesischzen Gesetlschaf t f iir Volkskunde, xxxv (1935),76-96. 1992. “Les Dieux au corbeau chez les Celtes.” [Lug. Odin, Bran.] Revue de Phistoire des religions, CXIV (1936), 236-246. 1993. “Diarmuid...