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The Viking world

Author: Stefan Brink; Neil Price
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2008.
Series: Routledge Worlds, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field, and the most comprehensive book of its kind ever attempted.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Brink; Neil Price
ISBN: 9780203412770 020341277X
OCLC Number: 476200164
Description: 1 online resource (742 pages).
Contents: Preface / Stefan Brink and Neil Price --
Introduction / Stefan Brink --
Who were the Vikings? / Stefan Brink --
Scandinavia before the Viking age / Lotte Hedeager --
Law and society: polities and legal customs in Viking Scandinavia / Stefan Brink --
The Sámi and their interaction with the Nordic peoples / Inger Zachrisson --
Women and sexual politics / Auður G. Magnúsdóttir --
Slavery in the Viking age / Stefan Brink --
Naming the land / Stefan Brink --
Farm and village in the Viking age / Jan-Henrik Fallgren --
Manor, cult and market at Lake Tissø / Lars Jørgensen --
The development of urbanism in Scandinavia / Dagfinn Skre --
Birka / Björn Ambrosiani --
Hedeby: an outline of its research history / Volker Hilberg --
Kaupang- 'Skíringssalr' / Dagfinn Skre --
Lejre and Roskilde / Tom Christensen --
Ribe / Claus Feveile --
'Ridanæs': a Viking age port of trade at Fröjel, Gotland / Dan Carlsson --
Sebbersund / Jens N. Nielsen --
Sigtuna / Jonas Ros --
Viking age Uppåkra and Lund / Birgitta Hårdh --
Local and long-distance exchange / Søren Michael Singbœk --
Coinage and monetary economies / Svein H. Gullbekk --
Viking ships and the sea / Jan Bill --
Viking age textiles / Annika Larsson --
Handicrafts / John Ljungkvist --
Raiding and warfare / Gareth Williams --
Viking weaponry / Anne Pedersen --
The religion of the Vikings / Anders Hultgård --
The old Norse gods / Jens Peter Schjødt --
Cult leaders, rulers and religion / Olof Sundqvist --
Rulers as offspring of gods and giantesses: on the mythology of pagan Norse rulership / Gro Steinsland --
The creation of old Norse mythology / Margaret Clunies Ross --
Popular religion in the Viking age / Catharina Raudvere --
Sorcery and circumpolar traditions in old Norse belief / Neil Price --
The material culture of Old Norse religion / Anne-Sofie Graslund --
Dying and the dead: Viking age mortuary behaviour / Neil Price --
The Scandinavian languages in the Viking age / Michael P. Barnes --
Runes / Henrik Williams --
Poetry in the Viking age / Judith Jesch --
The performance of the poetic Edda / Terry Gunnell --
The Icelandic sagas / Lars Lönnroth --
Snorri Sturluson: his life and work / Anthony Faulkes --
The sagas of the Icelanders / Guðrún Nordal --
The heroic and legendary sagas / Stephen Mitchell --
The development of Viking art / David M. Wilson --
Vikings in England / Clare Downham --
Vikings in Insular chronicling / David N. Dumville --
Viking settlements in England / Julian D. Richards --
The creation of the Danelaw / Dawn M. Hadley --
York / Richard Hall --
The isle of man / David M. Wilson --
Scandinavian place names in the British Isles / Gillian Fellows-Jensen --
The Vikings in Wales / Mark Redknap --
The Norse in Scotland / James H. Barrett --
The Vikings and Ireland / Donnchadh Ó Corráin --
Archaeological evidence for the different expressions of Scandinavian settlement in Ireland, 840-1100 / Patrick F. Wallace --
Scandinavia and the continent in the Viking age / Johan Callmer --
The Duchy of Normandy / Jean Renaud --
The Viking conquest of Brittany / Neil Price --
The Vikings in Spain, North Africa and the Mediterranean / Neil Price --
The Viking age in Finland / Torsten Edgren --
The Vikings and the eastern Baltic / Heiki Valk --
The Viking Rus and Byzantium / Jonathan Shepard --
The Vikings in the east / Fjodor Androshchuk --
The Vikings and Islam / Egil Mikkelsen --
Arabic sources on the Vikings / J.E. Montgomery --
The North Atlantic expansion / Gisli Sigurðsson --
Iceland / Jón Viðar Sigurðsson --
The Faroe Islands / Símun V. Arge --
The Norse settlements in Greenland / Jette Arneborg --
The North Atlantic farm: an environmental view / Paul Buckland --
The discovery of Vinland / Birgitta Wallace --
Norse and natives in the eastern Arctic / Patricia Sutherland --
Christianisation and the emergence of the early church in Scandinavia / Stefan Brink --
Runestones and the Christian missions / Anne-Sofie Gräslund and Linn Lager --
The material culture of the Christianisation / Anne-Sofie Gräslund --
The creation of Norway / Claus Krag --
The emergence of Denmark and the reign of Harald Bluetooth / Else Roesdahl --
Cnut the Great and his empire / Niels Lund --
The emergence of Sweden / Thomas Lindkvist.
Series Title: Routledge Worlds, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Stefan Brink ; in collaboration with Neil Price.

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Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field, and the most comprehensive book of its kind ever attempted.

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