|Introduction||A Norse mythologist and musician in Chicago, Karl is Norse Religion Faculty at Carthage College and teaches Norse mythology classes at Chicago's Newberry Library. He's also Founder & Faculty Advisor of the Carthage College Tolkien Society.|
Karl has taught Norse mythology at Loyola University Chicago and been a featured writer and lecturer at the Joseph Campbell Foundation and Wagner Society of America. He's a member of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study, Viking Society for Northern Research (UK) and Religion Newswriters Association. He's also Official Norse Mythologist of the Stephanie Miller Show.
Have a question? Contact Karl through The Norse Mythology Blog's new Ask a Norse Mythologist page.
|Interests||Germanic Myth, Germanic Mythology, Germanic Religion, Germanic Studies, Norse Myth, Norse Mythology, Norse Religion, Scandinavian Studies|
|Favorite Movies||Asterix and the Vikings, Beowulf, Beowulf and Grendel, The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Die Nibelungen, Return of the King, Saga of Bjorn, Thor, Thor: Tales of Asgard, Valhalla, The Viking|
|Favorite Music||Amon Amarth, Bathory, Sveinbjörn Beinteinsson, Robert Calvert, Edvard Grieg, Heidevolk, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Led Zeppelin, Ernest Reyer, The Sword, Tyr, Uriah Heep, Richard Wagner|
|Favorite Books||Age of Fable, Beowulf, Caesar's Commentaries, Children of Odin, Coming of Conan the Cimmerian, Corpus Poeticum Boreale, Dictionary of Norse Myth and Legend, Edda, Fenrir, Fridthjof's Saga, The Gallic Wars, Geography of Strabo, Germania, Germanische Mythologie, Gods of Asgard, Gods and Myths of Northern Europe, Gods of the Ancient Northmen, Gothic History of Jordanes, Handbuch der Detuschen Mythologie, Heimskringla, Heroic Saga-Cycle of Dietrich of Bern, History of Germany, History of the Danes, History of the Wars (Procopius), The Hobbit, In Northern Mists, Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, Lord of the Rings, Lost Beliefs of Northern Europe, Myth and Religion of the North, Myths of Northern Lands, Nibelungenlied, Pagan Scandinavia, Perfect Wagnerite, Poetic Edda, Prose Edda, Religion of the Teutons, Runelight, Runemarks, Saga Library, Saga of Hrolf Kraki, Saga of the Volsungs, Sagas of the Icelanders, Scandinavian Mythology, Sea of Trolls, Tales of a Wayside Inn, Teutonic Myth and Legend, Teutonic Mythology, The Vikings, Viking Tales from the North, Wolfsangel|