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Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 3 (2007)

VIII+267 p., 25 b/w ill. + 8 colour ill., 160 x 240 mm, 2007
ISBN: 978-2-503-52334-7
Languages: English
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The contents of this issue comprise the following articles:

Karen Bek-Petersen, 'Are the Spinning Nornir Just a Yarn?';

Yvonne S. Bonnetain, 'Riding the Tree';

David Clark, 'Kin-Slaying in the Poetic Edda: The End of the World?';

Kristina Jonsson, 'Burial Rods and Charcoal Graves: New Light on Old Burial Practices';

John McKinnell, 'The Making of Hávamál';

Orri Vésteinsson, 'A Divided Society: Peasants and the Aristocracy in Medieval Iceland';

Sverrir Jakobsson, 'Strangers in Icelandic Society 1100–1400';

Plus a Round-Table Discussion on 'Ekphrasis', comprising the following contributions:

Margaret Clunies Ross, 'Stylistic and Generic Identifiers of the Old Norse Skaldic Ekphrasis';

Signe Horn Fuglesang, 'Ekphrasis and Surviving Imagery in Viking Scandinavia';

John Hines, 'Ekphrasis as Speech-Act: Ragnarsdrápa 1–7';

Russell Poole, 'Ekphrasis: Its "Prolonged Echoes" in Scandinavia'.

Interest Classification:
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
Germanic langs & lits (other than English)
North Germanic/Scandinavian languages & literatures
Medieval & Renaissance History (c.400-1500)
Medieval European history (400-1500) : genres & specific topics
Viking studies
Medieval European history (400-1500) : local & regional history
Scandinavian & Baltic lands
Medieval History (400-1500) : subperiods
Late Antique & Early Middle Ages (c.250-600)
Central Middle Ages (c.900 -1250)

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