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Here are Rod's Recommendations, and its compilation reflects his opinions only. I have placed it here with his kind permission.  I like the list very much and believe that you will learn much by reading as much as you can from it.

The Well and the Tree. PC Bauschatz

(Must Read, interlibrary loan it if no one near you has it)


Road to Hel:


Eiríks saga rauğa. trans. Magnus Magnusson and Herman Pálsson. In: The Vinland Sagas: the Norse Discovery of America. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

1965. ISBN 0-14-044-154-9.

(Particularly the part all about Thorbjorg, our best example of Spae yet recorded besides Voluspa and the Baldur's Dream)


A Source-Book of Seid

Author: James Chisholm and Stephen E. Flowers (scroll down till you see it. This little booklet has most of the references to Seidhr/Spae in it. Plus it has it in Old Norse.)


Chanting around the High Seat

Author: Eric Wodening

related: (It's an older Theod publication. If you just can't find it ... email



Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism I'm referenced and actually was sitting beside her in a few things <smile>.


"Völuspá - Seiğr as Wyrd Consciousness"


The Seiğman Rants

He's out there but I do trust his stuff on an experiential basis, never have had the opportunity to really talk face to face with him.


-"Seidhr Magic, by Ed Richardson":


Women and Magic in the Sagas: Seiğr and Spá


-"Seeing For the People" (with links to articles):


Spae-Craft, Seiğr, and Shamanism

by Kveldúlfr Gundarsson

Created by Chandonn and Jordsvin

all works used by permission of the authors

last modified 04/27/2008