Inclusive Heathen podcast containing a healthy dose of geekery, a fair bit of cake and a hint of queer, by Suzanne Martin, the Gytha in Jeans, and a Coffee-Powered Druid called Kate Coldwind.

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Episode 134  - The One with Other Peoples Homework

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Images from the James Webb Telescope Images: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/index.html

SMACS 0723 Deep Field image showing gravitational lensing effect on distant galaxies: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/webbLaunch/assets/images/firstImages/image1-DeepField/STSCI-J-p22035a-4000px.jpg

"One hundred and EIGHTYYYYYY!" - Bullseye: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullseye_(British_game_show)

Not sure why we both say 'substraction' while we're talking about darts, but Kate definitely started it.

Awaken the North: https://awakenthenorth.org

Lidar in Archaeology: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/article/lasers-lidar-driving-revolution-archaeology (Site paywalled, but NatGeo allows 3 free article views/month)

"One world, one people" - slogan of the 'Flag Smashers', antagonist group in "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier": https://marvelcinematicuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Flag_Smashers

Diana L. Paxson, author and Steerswoman of The Troth: https://diana-paxson.com/

'The Way of Wyrd' by Brian Bates: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1781800170/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_7EPVFYWDA9Z7TESEHE2C

Dinosaurs "Retro vs Modern" series by Nix Illustrations: https://nixillustration.com/category/theme-months/retro-vs-modern/

'Jurassic World': https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0369610/

'The Viking Way: Magic and Mind in Late Iron Age Scandinavia', by Neil Price: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07SC9S8GC/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_AE0WW6E3XPXHR6PS1K0S

Hyggnaþing Old Norse Studies Conference: https://hyggnathing.wordpress.com/

Norse in the North: https://norseinthenorth.wordpress.com/

[Kate says: Dammit, it wasn't Egon; it was Ray he was talking to. Call myself a geek, honestly...]

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Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Don’t Starve https://www.klei.com/games/dont-starve

The cave where you don’t need your weapons: Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back

Awaken the North https://awakenthenorth.org/

Hotel California, song by The Eagles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVsbvFkhzY4

Hilberts Theory of the Grand Hotel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faQBrAQ87l4

Theological Seminary – here’s the one in Mirfield https://college.mirfield.org.uk/

Cold Comfort Farm (1995) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112701/

Hold the Door: Hodor from Game of Thrones

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Episode 132 Theological Cosmology and other words to win Scrabble with.

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=129kuDCQtHs

Obi Wan Kenobi – Star Wars https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Obi-Wan_Kenobi

Awaken the North - https://awakenthenorth.org/

‘Take you on a Journey’ – Rocky Horror Picture Show https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073629/

Ultra terrestrial theory, see Vallee, Jaques: Passport to Magonia https://www.abebooks.co.uk/book-search/title/passport-to-magonia/author/vallee-jacques/

The Mothman Prophecies (2002) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265349/

“All of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again.” First line of Peter Pan, and also used in the remake of Battlestar Galactica

Belinda Carlisle - Heaven is a Place on Earth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2F4INQFjEI
Chris Rea – Road to Hell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUUdQfnshJ4

OPM - Heaven is a Halfpipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCSJzw6QM_Q
Meatloaf - Heaven can Wait https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJKm0KxQ2L4
The number 40 in the Bible: https://www.biblestudy.org/bibleref/meaning-of-numbers-in-bible/40.html

The Ballad of Svipdag: Frithcast episode 71 https://gythainjeans.podbean.com/e/frithcast-episode-71-storytime-the-one-with-boopbeak-in/

Lucid dreaming: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323077

John Constantine https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0360486/ (Keanu Reeves has also played characters called John Wick, Johnny Silverhand and Johnny Mnemonic…)

‘Stand by the grey stone when the thrush knocks’ - part of the moon runes on the Dwarven map in The Hobbit

Axis Mundi/ Irminsul https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irminsul

 

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Episode 131 – Reflections on Jorvik

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Star Wars (if you’ve not yet seen Clone Wars animated series, consider a watch. Just sayin’) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0458290/

Awaken the North: https://awakenthenorth.org/

Jorvik Viking Centre: https://www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk/

Jorvik Viking Festival:https://jorvikvikingfestival.co.uk/

History of York https://www.visityork.org/history-of-york

Coppergate Helmet: http://www.historyofyork.org.uk/themes/anglo-saxon/the-york-helmet

York Minster: https://yorkminster.org/

Koln/ Cologne Cathedral: https://www.koelner-dom.de/en

How to find us online

 

Episode 130 Dress to Impress

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

ICAO pronunciations of numbers and the phonetic alphabet: https://skybrary.aero/articles/icao-phonetic-alphabet

Microsoft Flight Simulator - other simulators are available: https://www.flightsimulator.com/

"Thirteen!" It's a reference to the Thirteenth Legion - XIII Gemina - as featured in the HBO TV series 'Rome'. Disclaimer: to our knowledge neither Suzanne or Kate have served in the Roman Army, but we did like the show.

You can find Awaken The North at: https://awakenthenorth.org/

Slay and Not Play - a reference to RuPaul: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RuPaul

Erik the Red, Chapter 4 (1880 Translation by J. Sephton): https://sagadb.org/eiriks_saga_rauda.en

Franks Casket: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/H_1867-0120-1

Mercury: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(mythology)

Frithcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/frithcastpod

 

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Episode 129 To Hel and Back

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Milton: Paradise Lost https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45718/paradise-lost-book-1-1674-version

Soliloquy from Hamlet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muLAzfQDS3M

‘Spoilers sweetie’ River Song in Dr Who https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/River_Song

Harvey ‘Two-Face’ Dent: https://batman.fandom.com/wiki/Two-Face

Garm from Guild Wars II https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Garm

Hilda Ellis – The Road to Hel – available online as a free PDF: http://www.germanicmythology.com/scholarship/road_to_hel.pdf

The changing concepts of Heaven and Hell in Christian Theology: https://factsanddetails.com/world/cat55/sub353/item1402.html

Bractates IK14 and IK24: Pesch, Alexandra (2002). "Frauen und Brakteaten - eine Skizze". In Rudolf Simek; Wilhelm Heizmann (eds.). Mythological Women. Vienna: Verlag Fassbaender. pp. 33–80. ISBN 3-900538-73-5.

Sutton Hoo Scepter https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/H_1939-1010-160

Hela – Marvel supervillain: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hela_(character)

Kill Bill https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0266697/

Cat Rector: The Goddess of Nothing at All and Epilogue for Lost Gods: https://www.catrector.com/books

The end prayer is ‘A Traveller Approaches’ from Gods Own County Heathen Prayerbook by Dan Coultas and the Heathens of Yorkshire: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gods-Own-County-Heathen-Prayer-ebook/dp/B07YF1MTZW/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8

How to find us online

 

Episode 128 G is for Gokstad part II

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

Do Ray Mi – from The Sound of Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drnBMAEA3AM

Orinoco Flow – Enya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTrk4X9ACtw

Awaken the North: https://awakenthenorth.org/

‘What, what, what, what?’ Neddie Seagoon from The Goon Show

‘My Tallest’ from Invader Zim https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0235923/

Thelwell - https://www.thelwell.org.uk/

Bruce the Hoon https://wiki.lspace.org/Bruce_the_Hoon

The Mary Rose https://maryrose.org/

Bj581 https://www.medievalists.net/2019/12/grave-bj-581-the-viking-warrior-that-was-a-woman/

The Generation Game https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0198126/

Viking – replica of Gokstad: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_(replica_Viking_longship)

‘We are on a diplomatic mission to Alderaan’: from Star Wars: A New Hope

Golden Eye Priestess burial (not quite Scythian, but still awesome) : https://nweyedesign.com/5000-year-old-artificial-eye/ and also https://cushareejournal.wordpress.com/2019/03/01/golden-eye-and-the-burnt-city-the-earliest-known-ocular-prosthesis-from-the-city-of-shahr-i-sokhta/

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Frithcast Episode 127 - G is for Gokstad part I

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

 

Astonishing Legends podcast: https://www.astonishinglegends.com/

“There’ll be no living with her after this” Pirates of the Caribbean. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybNPAsjqeco

Anerobic conditions and preservaton: https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/preserving-archaeological-remains/heag100c-appendix2-preservation-assessment-techniques/

Mr Motivator http://www.mrmotivator.com/welcome/

Iron Age Burials at Pazyryk, Siberia: https://voicesoncentralasia.org/the-treasures-of-pazyryk-kurgans-in-the-hermitage-museum/

Tollund Man: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/tollund-man-europe-bog-body-meal-food-history-mummy-180978247/

“The wind is in the sails!” Blackadder II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EfW9znJYjw

“A man is filled with water, you make a hole and the water leaks out” Syrio Forel, Game of Thrones Season 1, episode3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rwPa3H1MFU

Human hands and feet: https://www.britannica.com/science/human-skeleton/Hands-and-feet

https://www.khm.uio.no/english/visit-us/viking-ship-museum/exhibitions/gokstad/

http://viking.archeurope.com/ships/gokstad-ship/gokstad-ship-burial/

Revisiting Gokstad: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281118137_Revisiting_Gokstad_Interdisciplinary_investigations_of_a_find_complex_excavated_in_the_19th_century

The Gokstad Mound:

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/constructing-and-deconstructing-the-gokstad-mound/460EA38532CB9925EBD7C9F0237268B9

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Episode 126 Storytime: The One that Got Away

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Maeshowe Inscriptions: http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/maeshowe/maeshrunes.htm

Billy Connolly: https://billyconnolly.com/

Gosforth Cross: It’s not on the Cross at Gosforth (which is also worth a look), but it’s a stone set into the church wall at Gosforth: http://viking.archeurope.info/index.php?page=gosforth-thor-fishing (Here’s Sturlson’s account: https://sites.pitt.edu/~dash/thorserpent.html)
Big Skillet: Prince Derek from Disenchantment: https://disenchantment.fandom.com/wiki/Prince_Derek

We’re going to need a bigger boat: Jaws (1975) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2I91DJZKRxs

“Darmok” Episode of Star Trek The Next Generation: https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Darmok_(episode)

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Episode 125 Shifting Communities

 

Things we talk about in this episode:

Opening Music:

'Ancient Whispers I' by P C III, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/P_C_III/Ad_Astra_Vol_1/03_Ancient_Whispers_I]

Closing Music:

'Round II - The Ancients' by Learning Music, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence

[http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Learning_Music/An_End_Like_This/32_Round_II_-_The_Ancients]

Background fire ambience by inchadney from freesound.org

 

Diablo III- https://us.diablo3.blizzard.com/en-gb/

 

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