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108 of 111 (97%) sections assigned

68 of 111 (61%) sections completed

This project has a dedicated proof-listener who will listen to all sections: Kitty

SectionTitleReaderNotesListen UrlStatus
1 The humiliating entry of Sonnavater and Knut into Stockholm, by C. G. Hellquist, (Swedish artist, 1851-1890), painting frontispiece  Kitty 2:22 Listen PL OK
2 Norway Part I: Stories from Scandinavian mythology: Historical note  Kitty 2:01 Listen PL OK
3 The wolf Fenris, from the Younger Edda  Kitty 6:54 Listen PL OK
4 The horse Sleipnir, from the Younger Edda  mightyfelix p. 7 / 3 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
5 Thor fishes for the Midgard Serpent, from the Younger Edda  WiltedScribe p. 10 / 3 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
6 Thor among the giants, from the Younger Edda  flup p. 13 / 7 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
7 The death of Balder, from the Younger Edda  flup p. 20 / 8 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
8 Proverbs from the Eddas  Kitty 1:24 Listen PL OK
9 Boinnis Glacier and river, photograph p. 28  neecheelok70 2:43 Listen PL OK
10 Norway Part II: Tales of the sea-rovers: Historical note  adr6090 2:12 Listen PL OK
11 The discoverer of the North Cape (about 890), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  NemoR 6:20 Listen PL OK
12 The story of Hakon the Good (934-961), from the Heimskringla  neecheelok70 19:01 Listen PL OK
13 Stories of Olaf Tryggvason (king of Norway from 996 to 1000)  mightyfelix p. 48 / 8 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
14 Iron-Beard, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  catharmaiden p. 56 / 4 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
15 Stories of Olaf the Saint (1015-1030)  neecheelok70 27:45 Listen PL OK
16 The ancient church of Göl, photograph p. 76  Foon 1:59 Listen PL OK
17 King Magnus, who was reformed by a poem (reigned from 1035-1047), by Hjalmar H. Boyesen  Hunnoe 11:33 Listen PL OK
18 How King Harald Hard-Ruler gave his treasure for his life (1049), by Hjalmar H. Boyesen  neecheelok70 4:52 Listen PL OK
19 How King Sigurd smoked out the pirates (1107), from the Heimskringla  ChrisFields p. 87 / 2 pages / (claimed 15 Aug) Assigned
20 Birchlegs carrying King Hakon, by Knut Bergslien (Norwegian painter, born 1827), painting p. 88  catharmaiden 1:53 Listen PL OK
21 Norway Part III: Life in the Far North: Historical note  Foon 1:55 Listen PL OK
22 Finn blood (nineteenth century), by Jonas Lie  neecheelok70 17:00 Listen PL OK
23 A home in the North, photograph p. 92  Foon 2:34 Listen PL OK
24 The Naerodal and Jordalsnut, photograph p. 100  Foon 2:33 Listen PL OK
25 How the Laplanders live, by A. F. Mockler-Ferryman  KevinS 11:45 Listen PL OK
26 Market day in the Far North, photograph p. 106  moniaqua p. 106 / 1 page / Link to Text / (claimed 20 Jul) Assigned
27 The music of Ole Bull, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  alanmapstone p. 108 / 3 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
28 Sweden Part I: Stories of Viking life and adventure: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 2:34 Listen PL OK
29 The hall of the early chiefs, by Henry Morley  WiltedScribe p. 113 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
30 How the Swedes elected their king, by Neander N. Cronholm  alanmapstone p. 114 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
31 How the Swedes learned of Christianity (850), by S. Baring-Gould  neecheelok70 7:41 Listen PL OK
32 How Ragnar Lodbrog won a wife and a nickname, by Saxo Grammaticus  catharmaiden 4:14 Listen PL OK
33 The defeat of the Jomsburg Vikings (983), by Neander N. Cronholm  Phjodor 7:47 Listen PL OK
34 Sigrid the Haughty (about 988-1000)  adr6090 35:23 Listen PL OK
35 Sweden Part II: Tales from Swedish history: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 2:18 Listen PL OK
36 The blood-bath of Stockholm (1520), by William Widgery Thomas, Jr.  Hopeforce1 12:14 Listen PL OK
37 Gustavus Vasa, the saviour of Sweden (1520), by William Widgery Thomas, Jr.  Fongie 14:38 Listen PL OK
38 The marriage of Gustavus Vasa (1523), by Wilhelm Jensen  Fongie 12:58 Listen PL OK
39 Gustavus Adolphus at Lützen (1632), by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller  Phjodor p. 172 / 10 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 8 Aug) Assigned
40 The battle-song of Gustavus Adolphus, by Michael Altenburg  alanmapstone 2:23 Listen PL OK
41 The crossing of the Little Belt (1658), by Z. Topelius  neecheelok70 14:14 Listen PL OK
42 How the ''Madman of the North'' defended himself at Bender (1713), by François Marie Arouet Voltaire  neecheelok70 28:23 Listen PL OK
43 Bringing home the body of Charles XII, by Gustav Olaf Cederström (Swedish painter, 1845), painting p. 208  alanmapstone p. 208 / 1 page / Link to Text / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
44 The Nobel Prize, by Vance Thompson  Availle 25:58 Listen PL OK
45 Denmark Part I: Tales of the Dark Ages: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 2:42 Listen PL OK
46 The ghost of Hamlet's father, by William Shakespeare  alanmapstone Kitty WiltedScribe neecheelok70 bluechien NemoR p. 225 / 10 pages / Narrator (Kitty) / Bernardo (alanmapstone) (PL ok) / Francisco (neecheelok70) (PL ok) / Horatio (bluechien) (PL ok) / Marcellus (WiltedScribe) / Hamlet (NemoR) (PL ok) / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (Please check the second post on how to say your voice credit !) / (fully claimed 20 Jul) Assigned
47 The play scene in ''Hamlet'', by Daniel Maclise (Irish painter, 1806-1870), painting p. 234  Kitty 1:55 Listen PL OK
48 The slaying of the monster Grendel, retold by Florence Holbrook (from ''Beowulf'', an ancient epic poem of Denmark)  flup p. 235 / 10 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
49 How King Rorik regained the tribute, by Saxo Grammaticus  flup p. 245 / 4 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
50 The speaking of Prince Uffe the Speechless, by Saxo Grammaticus  flup p. 249 / 8 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
51 The letter of King Canute (1027)  Kitty 4:49 Listen PL OK
52 Waldemar Atterdag and the Hansa (1361), by Helen Zimmerman  ColleenMc p. 260 / 6 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 23 Aug) Assigned
53 Denmark Part II: Folk-stories and legends: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 1:02 / p. 268 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Listen PL OK
54 King Volmer and Elsie, by John G. Whittier (after the Danish of Christian Winter)  WiltedScribe p. 269 / 7 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
55 The King of Denmark's ride, by Caroline Norton  NemoR 2:57 Listen PL OK
56 Molboer stories   p. 278 / 4 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / reserved for one month for KatieH, pending one-minute-test and reader name (27 Jul - extension till 27 Sep) Assigned
57 Denmark Part III: Scenes from Danish history: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 2:22 Listen PL OK
58 The ''Madman of the North'' overcomes Copenhagen (1700), by François Marie Arouet Voltaire  ColleenMc p. 285 / 6 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 23 Aug) Assigned
59 King Christian (1677-1730), by Johannes Evald  alanmapstone 2:56 Listen PL OK
60 Stories of Tordenskjöld the great Danish admiral (early eighteenth century)  PatrS 10:05 Listen PL OK
61 The fall of Queen Caroline Mathilda (1772), by G. Hesekiel, from the memoirs of Baron Simolin  ColleenMc p. 299 / 11 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 23 Aug) Assigned
62 Hans Christian Andersen as a boy, by himself  mightyfelix 12:17 Listen PL OK
63 Iceland Part I: In Saga times: Historical note  alanmapstone p. 318 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
64 How the Sagas came to be written, by Sabine Baring-Gould  WiltedScribe p. 319 / 3 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
65 How the early Icelanders dressed, by J. Fulford Vicary  neecheelok70 15:18 Listen PL OK
66 Paying visits in Saga time, by J. Fulford Vicary  neecheelok70 13:27 Listen PL OK
67 How the laws were made in Saga time  Kitty 2:10 Listen PL OK
68 Iceland Part II: Stories from the Icelandic Sagas: Historical note  alanmapstone 2:31 Listen PL OK
69 The Irish in Thule (eighth century), from the Saga of Olaf Tryggvason  alanmapstone 2:09 Listen PL OK
70 Glum and his man Ingolf (about 950), from ''Viga-Glum's Saga''  neecheelok70 p. 344 / 7 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 12 Sep) Assigned
71 How Kjartan of Iceland became a Christian (about 1000), from the Laxdaeler's Saga  neecheelok70 p. 351 / 9 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 12 Sep) Assigned
72 Thangbrand the priest (about 1000), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  NemoR 5:26 Listen PL OK
73 How Grettir the outlaw saved the farmhouse (early eleventh century), from the Saga of Grettir the Strong, rewritten by Sabine Baring-Gould  adr6090 9:20 Listen PL OK
74 The burning of Njal (1014), from the Saga of Burnt Njal  kathrinee p. 369 / 7 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 13 Sep) Assigned
75 How the boy Sigurd won the horse Greyfell, by William Morris  KevinS 11:18 Listen PL OK
76 Iceland Part III: Iceland and its people: Historical note  catharmaiden 2:25 Listen PL OK
77 The fire mountains of Iceland (1783), by Lord Dufferin  Availle 9:21 Listen PL OK
78 Climbing Mount Hekla (1854), by Pliny Miles  adr6090 11:13 Listen PL OK
79 Waiting for the Great Geyser to spout (1874), by Bayard Taylor  Availle 14:55 Listen PL OK
80 How Icelandic children get their surnames, by Mrs Disney Leith  Kitty 2:42 Listen PL OK
81 Greenland Part I: Stories from the history of Greenland: Historical note  WiltedScribe p. 410 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
82 How Eric the Red came to Greenland (983), by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes  idcmate p. 411 / 5 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 4 Aug) Assigned
83 How the Greenlanders got a bishop (1126), by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes  idcmate p. 416 / 5 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 4 Aug) Assigned
84 The search for the lost colonies of Greenland (1579-1671), by Dr. Henry Rink  PatrS p. 421 / 6 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 16 Sep) Assigned
85 The apostle to Greenland (1721-1736), by Jacob A. Riis   p. 427 / 12 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) Open
86 A model parliament, by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes   p. 439 / 5 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) Open
87 Greenland Part II: Stories of life in Greenland: Historical note  Availle 1:33 Listen PL OK
88 Greenland customs of two centuries ago, by Hans Egede  neecheelok70 8:51 Listen PL OK
89 How to build a ''woman's boat'', by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes  neecheelok70 5:51 Listen PL OK
90 The Eskimos and their ways, from the Cornhill magazine  neecheelok70 17:30 Listen PL OK
91 The farewell of the Greenlanders, from the Cornhill magazine  neecheelok70 7:44 Listen PL OK
92 What is an iceberg ?, by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes  Availle p. 469 / 9 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 21 Jul) Assigned
93 Escaping from a glacier, by Dr. Isaac I. Hayes  Availle p. 478 / 8 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 20 Jul) Assigned
94 The search for the Poles Part I: Adventures in the frozen North: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 1:42 Listen PL OK
95 Spitzbergen, the island that belongs to no one, by Lord Dufferin  adr6090 15:38 Listen PL OK
96 Fifteen hundred miles of floating ice (1871-1872), by Hans Hendrik  Kikisaulite p. 498 / 11 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 22 Jul) Assigned
97 How to build a snow-hut, by Roald Amundsen  adr6090 p. 509 / 10 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 20 Jul) Assigned
98 The Northwest Passage, by Sir John Everett Millais (English painter, 1829-1896), painting p. 518  WiltedScribe p. 518 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
99 Paying a call in the Northwest Passage (1906), by Roald Amundsen  Kikisaulite 17:01 Listen PL OK
100 The search for the Poles Part II: The North Pole: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 1:49 Listen PL OK
101 The fate of Sir John Franklin (1849), by Elizabeth Doten  Kikisaulite 5:17 Listen PL OK
102 A balloon search for the North Pole (1897), by G. Firth Scott  mightyfelix p. 535 / 3 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
103 The attack of the ice (1893), by Fridtjof Nansen  adr6090 p. 538 / 8 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 20 Jul) Assigned
104 The discovery of the North Pole (1909), by Admiral Robert E. Peary  Availle p. 546 / 12 pages / (Full LV Disclaimer) / (claimed 21 Jul) Assigned
105 Admiral Peary in his North-Pole costume, photograph p. 546  alanmapstone p. 546 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
106 The search for the Poles Part III: The South Pole: Historical note  knotyouraveragejo 1:34 Listen PL OK
107 In Antarctic winter quarters (1908-1909), by Sir Ernest H. Shackleton  KevinS 20:59 Listen PL OK
108 Norway at the South Pole (1911), by Roald Amundsen  KevinS 4:48 Listen PL OK
109 At the South Pole, photograph p. 574  alanmapstone p. 574 / 1 page / (claimed 19 Jul) Assigned
110 The rivals in the Antarctic (1911), from Harper's Weekly  KevinS 10:37 Listen PL OK
111 Captain Scott's last message (1912), by Robert F. Scott  Kitty 5:28 Listen PL OK