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In this episode, the storyteller, Kathy Shimpock explores Norwegian folktales surrounding the Black Death. She shares a story that incorporates many of the motifs and elements found in these tales. It's the story of two very different old women. One is the wise crone and the other is Pesta! Perhaps we'll uncover some plague wisdom we can use today!
Story: a creative compilation based on Andreas Faye’s Norske Folke-Sagn (Norwegian Folk Legends, 1844) .
Cover illustration by Theodor Kittelsen's Pesta series (1894–1914) .
Music: The Snow Queen Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Copyright 2021 Kathy Shimpock.