Viking Age Ghosts, Zombies, & Trolls w/ Dr. Ármann Jakobsson
36 min

Today I chat with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson about ghosts, zombies, and trolls during the Viking Age.

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Referenced in Today’s Episode:

The Troll Inside You: Paranormal Activity in the Medieval North

Interview with Ármann about Tolkien's Old Norse Influences

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Music: Danheim – Framganga & Folkvangr

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