20/10/2020 The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue... Available now on Amazon!
The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue is a story of love, rivalry, betrayal, and tragedy set against a backdrop of the changing times of the late Viking age. This book contains the original texts, both Old Norse and Icelandic versions, with parallel literal word-for-word translations. Also included is a Word List with over 4,500 definitions.
27/05/2020 The Secret Door Podcast with Melissa Martell
Language enthusiast, composer, writer, and musician Matthew Leigh Embleton joins the podcast today to talk about his two latest books, Runes: Origins, Evolution, Mythology, Meanings, Divination, and Magic and The Vínland Sagas: Text, Literal Translation, and Word List. We discuss how Norse language was formed and how it evolved, and in several ways it was used within the norse culture. We also get into runes and their practical and magical purposes and much more.
20/04/2020 The Vínland Sagas... Available now on Amazon!
The Vínland Sagas offer a fascinating glimpse into a period of exploration and discovery in the Norse world and beyond. This book contains the original texts of The Saga of the Greenlanders (Grœnlendinga Saga), and both versions of The Saga of Erik the Red (Eiríks Saga Rauða) with parallel literal translations. Also included is a Word List with over 3,000 definitions.