New book 2

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My new German book, I told about in the previous post, has been published meanwhile. I had a small pre-order action in Facebook, and, based of the orders I got, I ordered at the publisher 26 books, which are now…

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New book

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My new German book "Illustrated Lexicon of Germanic Deities" (original title: Illustriertes Lexikon der germanischen Gottheiten) is about to be published. The contract is signed, and the ISBN is implemented. The 2nd and last printed test copies are checked -…

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When in Berlin the "Long Night of Religions" was canceled due to the Covid19 pandemic, which was to take place in June, some organizers came up with the idea of making the whole thing virtual as good as possible. At…

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Heathenism article – 2nd

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Heathenism article - 2nd At last, my article about "heathenism' (or paganism, whatever you call it), is published online. Since the first draft a lot of content has changed, not least because of the valuable input of Thorsten Ostwaldt (theologian)…

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Heathenism article

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My German article with the simple title "Paganism" is completed. The first version was proofread by several volunteering people and corrections and additions were made to aspects of theological and scientific-religious kind. Then other volunteers checked it for spelling and…

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New Galleries

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The picture galleries at this site are divided in two groups; there are the scans and there are the photos I made. Quite a few galleries were added over the last few days. New in the 1st group are: scans…

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Myths and Folktales

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In the menu above, some to the right, you'll have the item Podcasts. Putting the mouse on it, you get in English "Myths and Folktales", if you switch language, you'll get that in German or Dutch. Clicking on it, you…

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Sarmatian – Germanics article published

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Again a small project has come to an end. It is quite a long article about the possible influence the steppe peoples of the Sarmatians could have had on Germanic peoples. It discusses the cultural influence and also a genetic…

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The Story of the Frisian Pidder Lüng and the Kale Revenge

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The following story is based on the ballad "Pidder Lüng" by the German poet Detlev von Liliencron (1844–1909), but the content is not entirely identical. The story probably is to be situated in the 15th century when Schleswig-Holstein and therefore…

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