Chilling words from Obama's incoming chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel. By preying on the state of fear of a populace, government's reach expands and individual liberty recedes. Remember, fear is the "go-to" tool for political gain. Be prepared for what's coming. RESIST.
Old Norse Online. Table of Contents. Lessons. 5. Word Order and Concord. 6. Further Sound Rules. 6.1. Syncope and Contraction.
The speaker's words moved me, and the rest of the audience, to silent tears. It was very difficult to hear, but I know that it is important to know the truth of that day. Please keep all of those effected by the raid in your prayers, and as the speaker said, pray for our congressmen to find a solution to the problems surrounding illegal ...
New Year is still called Yules, deriving from the Scandinavian word for the midwinter festival of Yule. The long history of Viking and Norse settlement in Scotland is the reason why these two nations share many ancient traditions. The origin of the word "Hogmanay" is unknown.
Aug 16, 2020 · The form dwarrow only appears in the word Dwarrowdelf, a name for Moria. Tolkien used Dwarves , instead, which corresponds with Elf and Elves , making its meaning more apparent. The use of a different term also serves to set Tolkien's Dwarves apart from the similarly-named creatures in mythology and fairy-tales.
kuningas ~ Primitive Norse kuningaR ~ Old Norse konungr ~ Danish konge ‘king’. Gothic skuggwa ‘mirror’ ~ Old Norse skuggi ‘shadow’ (< * Germanic skuggwan) is borrowed into Finnish as kuva ‘picture’, a word that on the face of it does not show any trace of Verschärfung. Other loans point to
The mythological stories of the Norse gods show a culture that centered on warfare, and these gods are glorified human warriors who get their way by force, by magic, and by cunning. Balder and, in part, Odin show a certain amount of spirituality; yet on the whole the Norse gods are not very elevating, as Loki points out at Aegir's feast.