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    44: Kalevala Runo 9 – The Origin of Iron

    Väinämöinen is being healed by the old man he met at the end of the last Runo, and they discuss the mythological origin of iron.

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    In this episode we return to the Kalevala with Kalevala Runo 9 – The Origin of Iron. Väinämöinen is being healed by the old man he met at the end of the last Runo, and they discuss the mythological origin of iron. This poem deals with the development of technology, both through the development of refining iron into steel and subsequently into tools and weapons, as well as the development of methods of healing!

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    Dan and Luke have been friends for many years and their shared interest of mythology, history, philosophy, and religion inspired the production. Together they hope to find new meaning in the stories they’ve been fascinated by for years.