Egeler (Matthias)

Egeler (Matthias): Death, wings, and divine devouring: possible Mediterraean affinities of Irish battlefield demons and Norse Valkyries.
In SCF 5 (2008), pp. 3–25.
Egeler (Matthias): Condercum: some considerations on the religious life of a Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall and the Celtic character of the Lamiae Tres of the dedication stone CIL VII, 507.
In SC 7 (2008–2009), pp. 129–176.
Egeler (Matthias): Textual perspectives on prehistoric contacts: some considerations on female death demons, heroic ideologies and the notion of elite travel in European prehistory.
In JIES 37/3-4 (Fall/Winter, 2009), pp. 321–349.
Discusses the figure of the Bodb in early Irish literature.
Egeler (Matthias): Keltisch-mediterrane Perspektiven auf die altnordischen Walkürenvorstellungen.
In Analecta septentrionalia (2009), pp. 393–466.
Egeler (Matthias): Walküren, Bodbs, Sirenen: Gedanken zur religionsgeschichtlichen Anbindung Nordwesteuropas an den mediterranen Raum.
RGA-Ergbde., 71. Berlin; New York: de Gruyter, 2011. ix + 597 pp.
Egeler (Matthias): Some thoughts on ‘Goddess Medb’ and her typological context.
In ZCP 59 (2012), pp. 67–96.
On the possible mythological background to the literary figure of queen Medb.
Egeler (Matthias): Útgarðaloki und die Britischen Inseln.
In Snorri Sturluson (2013), pp. 151–170.
Egeler (Matthias): Celtic influences in Germanic religion: a survey.
MNS, 15. München: Utz, 2013. 156 pp. (Münchner Nordistische Studien, 15).
Egeler (Matthias): Fedelm and the claideb corthaire (TBC I ll. 37 f.).
In ZCP 61 (2014), pp. 49–55.
Proposes this term should be interpreted as ‘weaver’s sword’.
Egeler (Matthias): Horses, lakes, and heroes: Landnámabók S83, Vǫlsunga saga 13, and the Grey of Macha.
In VMS 10 (2014), pp. 53–63.
On the possible adaptation of an Irish motif.
Egeler (Matthias): Avalon, 66° Nord: Zu Frühgeschichte und Rezeption eines Mythos.
RGA-Ergbde., 95. Berlin; New York: de Gruyter, 2015. ix + 590 pp.
Egeler (Matthias): Vom Land der Frauen und keltischen Helden. Irische Erzählungen von den Inseln der Unsterblichkeit: Brans Seereise, Connles Fahrt in die Anderwelt und Cú Chulainns Krankenlager / übertragen und mit einem Nachwort von Matthias Egeler.
PTB, 11. Wien: Praesens, 2016. 106 pp. (Praesens TextBibliothek, 11).
Contains German transls. of Echtrae Chonnlai, Immram Brain maic Febuil, and Serglige Con Culainn. Epilogue: Keltischer Mythos und christliche Theologie in den Erzählungen vom Land der Frauen.
Egeler (Matthias) (revr.): Recent work on ‘Celtic religion’.
In CMCS 74 (Winter, 2017), pp. 83–91.
Review article of: Understanding Celtic religion, ed. by Katja Ritari and Alexandra Bergholm (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2015); Ireland’s immortals, by Mark Williams (Princeton, NJ; Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2016).
Egeler (Matthias): Islands in the West: Classical myth and the medieval Norse and Irish geographical imagination.
MV, 4. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017. xii + 357 pp. (Medieval voyaging, 4).
Rev. by
Bernhard Maier, in Early medieval Europe 27/3 (Aug., 2019), pp. 448-450.
Egeler (Matthias): Atlantic outlooks on being at home: Gaelic place-lore and the construction of a sense of place in medieval Iceland.
FFC, 314. Helsinki: Academia Scientiarum Fennica, 2018. 324 pp. (Folklore Fellows’ communications, 314).
Rev. by
Erich Poppe, in CMCS 78 (Winter, 2019), pp. 124-126.
Egeler (Matthias): Landscape meditations on death: the place-lore of the Hvanndalur Valley in Northern Iceland.
In Landscape and myth in North-Western Europe (2019), pp. 63–78.
Suggests the place-story of the ‘Island of the Living’ in Loch Cré was borrowed from Ireland to Iceland, becoming the place-myth of the Ódáinsakur (the ‘Field of the Not-Dead’) in Hvanndalur.
Egeler (Matthias): Iceland and the Land of Women: the Norse Glæsisvellir and the Otherworld islands of early Irish literature.
In Crossing borders in the Insular Middle Ages (2019), pp. 227–247.
Egeler (Matthias): Der heilige Gral.
München: C. H. Beck, 2019. 128 pp. (Beck Wissen, 2896).
Egeler (Matthias) (ed.): Landscape and myth in North-Western Europe / edited by Matthias Egeler.
BBL, 2. Turnhout: Brepols, 2019. vii + 261 pp. (Borders, boundaries, landscapes, 2).