Prof Carolyne Larrington: 'Myth, Legend, Folklore in Game of Thrones: Old Norse and Other Stuff'
Professor Carolyne Larrington gives an illustrated presentation of a 'mashup of material' from her books "Winter is Coming: The Medieval World of Game of Thrones" and "All Men Must Die: Power and Passion in Game of Thrones" as well as elements of her other work on Norse myths and lore, British folklore and more.
The talk starts with the idea of the North as the source of supernatural evil, continuing to a section on dragons and their drawbacks, and then some discussion of the Red God along with the Prince Who Was Promised.
Originally presented online, Sat 27 Feb, 2021. Video includes talk and the following Q&A with the audience.