Viking Song

Dublin Core

Title

Viking Song

Subject

Viking, vikings, poem, poetry, poet, poems, Adelaide, Freya, Thor, Norsemen, Odin, legend, legends, raid, The Register, SA, saga, ships, skald, South Australia

Description

A poem included in the ‘Poems and Rhymes’ section on page 4 of the Adelaide newspaper ‘The Register’ on August 31, 1918. The poem evokes the Norse gods Odin and Thor in its imagery of shipbuilding, specifically modern steel ships being built in Australia.

Creator

Anon.

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

The Register

Date

31 August 1918

Rights

No Copyright

Format

Newspaper Article; Poem; PDF

Language

English

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Newspaper Article; Poem; PDF

Citation

“Viking Song,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed September 22, 2021, https://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/493.