Proto-Norse

(redirected from Ancient Nordic)
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the Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700

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We all live our lives without thinking much about eternity but, as the ancient Nordic poem "H[sz]vam[sz]l" says, when death comes one thing that never dies is the fame of a dead man's deeds.
From the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900 comes the 'Blue Roses' hanging designed by the Norwegian Frida Hansen (1855-1930, executed in an openwork weave that had evolved from her study of ancient Nordic weaving techniques.
It is a land rich in folklore, with stories of mysterious elves and trolls whose ancestry weaves an intricate tapestry dating back to the beliefs of ancient Nordic invaders.
In Jan Terje Faarlund's treatment of Ancient Nordic (pp.
For the first production in Bayreuth in 1876, Wagner's designers based their creation on current knowledge of ancient Nordic cultures, even getting into debates about how long, given the archeological evidence available, the swords should be.
The Germanic forest is full of myths: unicorns abound; the shade of Armenius who slaughtered the legions of Augustus hovers in pine scented air; the ancient Nordic gods wait for Wagner's trumpets.
In an ancient Nordic country, young Solveig is trapped.