Journal Viking and Medieval Scandinavia , vol. 4

Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 4 (2008)

  • Pages: 290 p.
  • Size:160 x 240 mm
  • Illustrations:21 b/w, 4 col.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2009


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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-52775-8
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    Summary

    Contents:

    Massimiliano Bampi, 'Translating Courtly Literature and Ideology in Medieval Sweden: Flores och Blanzeflor';

    Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough, 'Following the Trollish Baton Sinister: Ludic Design in Bárðar saga Snæfellsáss';

    Leszek Gardela, 'Into Viking Minds: Reinterpreting the Staffs of Sorcery and Unravelling Seiðr';

    Jonathan Grove, 'Skaldic Verse-Making in Thirteenth-Century Iceland: The Case of the Sauðafellsferðarvísur';

    Nanouschka Myrberg, 'Room for All? Spaces and Places for Thing Assemblies: The Case of the All-thing on Gotland, Sweden';

    Ny Björn Gustaffson, 'A Sacred Stone from Björkö’s Black Earth: On the Benefits of a Second Examination';

    Søren M. Sindbæk, 'The Lands of Denemearce: Cultural Differences and Social Networks of the Viking Age in South Scandinavia';

    Maria Vretemark and Tony Axelsson, 'The Varnhem Archaeological Research Project: A New Insight into the Christianization of Västergötland';

    Viking Identities: Myth and Memory

    Judith Jesch, 'Introduction: Myth and Cultural Memory in the Viking Diaspora';

    Kristel Zilmer, 'Scenes of Island Encounters in Icelandic Sagas: Reflections of Cultural Memory';

    Pragya Vohra, 'The Eiríkssynir in Vínland: Family Exploration or Family Myth?';

    Carolyne Larrington, 'A Viking in Shining Armour? Vikings and Chivalry in the Fornaldarsögur'.