Darkness Beneath the World-Tree: An Exploration of the Anglo-Saxon Pagan concept of “Hell”

Did the Anglo-Saxons have a concept of “Hell” as an afterlife, or was that a more modern, Christian idea? Was one’s place in the afterlife determined by one’s actions on Earth?

A research paper, written for ENGL 19: “Old English Epics and Old Norse Sagas”, taught by Peter Travis.

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Darkness Beneath the World-Tree.

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The Saga of the Three Sisters

A short story in the style of the Old Norse Sagas. When an Icelandic family is wronged by a neighbour, the three daughters use their particular talents to gain revenge.

Written for ENGL 19: “Old English Epics and Old Norse Sagas”, taught by Peter Travis.

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The Saga of the Three Sisters