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...

The unknown origins

Logghe’s book From Times Immemorial… The Unknown Origins Of Freemasonry (2010) spans 500+ pages on A4 format. The book is self-published and only sold to...

Jacob Grimm

I’m currently finally reading one of the few books about the Northern European sources for Masonic symbolism, Logghe’s From Times Immemorial. Logghe lays quite some...

Arvid Ystad @ Ars Macionica

“The Old-Nordic Influence on the Genesis of Freemasonry.” by Arvid Ystad A new theory presents the origin of Freemasonry, as a direct continuation from the...

Hávámál in Quatuor Coronati

The prestigious British lodge of investigation Quatuor Coronati has published an article by the Icelandic Freemason Jón Jóhannsson entitled: “The morality of Hávámál through the...