Tag Archives: Prose Edda

To Him Who Meets Eighteen, They Seem Enemies Enough

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Each one singly is called man;  ‘t is twain if they are two;  three are a thorp;  four are a group;  a band is five men; if there are six, it is a squad;  seven complete … Continue reading

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The Law Rock

Blowhard, Esq. writes: From 930 until 1262, medieval Icelanders lived in a society with no national government — no king, no army, no taxes. Hell, there wasn’t much local government either. The basic unit of organization was the family farmstead. There … Continue reading

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