Arvid Ystad publishes new paper

Arvid Ystad has published a new 26-page paper about “Freemasonry -The Viking’s Old religion” on his Academia.edu profile....

Freemasonry Today on guilds

Freemasonry Today is the long running magazine from the United Grand Lodge of England. In 2007 they celebrated their 10th anniversary with a “best of...

Ruusu-Risti (Rosy Cross)

In 1907 Petter (or Pekka) Ervast (1875-1934) founded a national branch of the Theosophical Society in Finland. He wanted to create a subdivision that focuses...

German Legal Antiquities

A few of the investigators that are mentioned on this website have referred to ancient Germanic law, mostly based on the book of Jacob Grimm...

Freemasonry and the Ancient Gods

I have been reading up with J.S.M. Ward. John Sebastian Marlow Ward (1885–1949) was born in America, died on Cyprus, but lived in the UK most...

The Scandinavian Edda (AQC vol. 1 1886)

In the very first Ars Quatuor Coronatorum (1886) there is a short text about the Edda which refer to “my paper” (in another publication then?),...

Georges Fort on Masonic Antiquities

I have underestimated Fort’s book Early History And Antiquities Of Freemasonry, As Connected With Ancient Norse Guilds, And The Oriental And Medieval Building Fraternities (1884)....

Alexander Bugge on Norse guilds

A small book called Earliest Guilds of Northmen in England, Norway and Denmark by Alexander Bugge (about 24 pages) gives some nice information about early...

The investigators

I used to have a ‘literature’ tab with references to some books. I decided to put some more focus on their authors so now you...