Charms done

The eleventh & twelfth of the Metrical Charms are now completed — the first new translation I have completed in months and months. Felt great to do! Hope you enjoy them!

Revisions continuing

Not seeing huge amounts of things to do here, so I have reached the end of Genesis B and am ready to plunge back into Genesis A. Guess it’s good that it’s going so well — that I seemed to have done it mostly right the first time.

List of Solutions added

I added a page following the Exeter Book Riddles, giving the basic consensus for solutions when available. Some very few are my own suggestions. I also gave a list of correspondences to the ASPR numbering, mine conforms more to Muir’s and Williamson’s. A word of warning: the Baum edition of the Riddles available on Wikisources … Continue reading List of Solutions added

A Real Solution for Riddle #17

Ic eom mundbora minre heorde,  eodorwirum fæst, innan gefylled  dryhtgestreona. Dægtidum oft  spæte sperebrogan — sped biþ þy mare  fylle minre. Frea þæt bihealdeð,  hu me of hrife fleogað hyldepilas.  Hwilum ic sweartum swelgan onginne  brunum beadowæpnum, bitrum ordum,  eglum attorsperum. Is min innað til,  wombhord wlitig, wloncum deore;  men gemunan þæt me þurh muþ fareð.  … Continue reading A Real Solution for Riddle #17

Genesis progressing

Still moving forward on Genesis. Made it section VIII, in the Genesis B volume. It’s going so well because I am seeing very few of the grammatical misconstruals that had plagued several of my earlier productions. So really it’s most just rereading and reconsidering diction and line-breaks, looking for the smoother and sharper, augmenting the … Continue reading Genesis progressing

Genesis revisions started!

Just in time for the holidays, I thought I’d get started reworking the Genesis. Got my copies of the Doane editions (which now as I’m working through it, I realize I had on hand for most of the first go-round). Not finding many mistakes so far, though I am reconsidering line breaks wherever I can. … Continue reading Genesis revisions started!