A collection of resources and tools authored by the Mimisbrunnr.info crew relevant to the field of Ancient Germanic Studies.
Getting Started with Norse Mythology
A quality source-focused guide for getting started on the vast topic of Norse mythology. This guide includes Mimisbrunnr.info’s recommendations for approaching the topic, namely by started with retellings, how to approach major important source material, and where to go from there.
An ongoing series on the topic of how humans perceive the form and appearance of North Germanic deities, in the ancient past and in modern popular culture.
Godshapes I: Hœnir, Bird God?, Joseph S. Hopkins & Ross Downing, 2017
An Index for Rudolf Simek’s “Dictionary of Northern Mythology”
The first index for scholar Rudolf Simek’s “Dictionary of Northern Mythology” (Boydell & Brewer), a reference work commonly used in ancient Germanic studies.
Periodicals in Ancient Germanic Studies
Compiled by Joseph S. Hopkins and Oskar Strik, an attempt at mapping out currently active academic periodicals on the topic of ancient Germanic Studies, including hyperlinks to internet presence where applicable.
Surveys of various English language translations relevant to the field.
Edda to English: A Survey of English translations of the Prose Edda
A survey of all English language academic translations of the Prose Edda, a collection of traditional poems compiled in Iceland in the 13th century by an unknown individual or group. Work in progress, updated periodically.
Eddic to English: A Survey of English translations of the Poetic Edda
A survey of all English language academic translations of the Poetic Edda, a book compiled in the 13th century by Icelander Snorri Sturluson. Work in progress, updated periodically.
Reviews of items of relevance to ancient Germanic studies.