Northern Europe

14 08, 2017

Christmas Trees – American holidays

By |2019-12-04T14:57:34-08:00August 14th, 2017|North America, Northern Europe, Religion|Comments Off on Christmas Trees – American holidays

A tree in Germany (late 1700s, by Joseph Keller) - History of Christmas trees Evergreens and the winter holidays Because Christmas is related to old celebrations of the winter solstice, evergreen trees have always [...]

27 06, 2017

Kriemhild’s Revenge – More Niebelungenleid

By |2019-10-29T06:55:16-07:00June 27th, 2017|Literature, Northern Europe|Comments Off on Kriemhild’s Revenge – More Niebelungenleid

Kriemhild goes to marry Etzel of the Huns (1400s AD) - Kriemhild's Revenge Part II: Kriemhild's Revenge Well, naturally that wasn't the end of the story. A woman like Kriemhild [...]

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