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Ships and men in the late Viking Age : the vocabulary of runic inscriptions and skaldic verse

Author: Judith Jesch
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, [2008?] ©2001
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Terminology
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Jesch
ISBN: 9781846151538 1846151538
OCLC Number: 1104606897
Notes: Originally published in print: 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 330 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: LIST OF FIGURES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 Introduction: Rocks and Rhymes; The Karlevi stone; Runic inscriptions, skaldic verse and the late Viking Age; Literacy and orality; The runic corpus; The skaldic corpus; Verse in prose contexts; Reconstructing viking verse; The manuscript transmission; Viking verse as a historical source; Semantic study of skaldic verse and runic inscriptions; Skaldic vocabulary in context; Runes and semantics; Comparative angles; Sources and conventions; Ships and men in the late Viking Age; 2 Viking Activities; Vikings; víkingr; víking. Death and war'He died'; Battles and raids; The fall of warriors; Trade; Pilgrimage; 3 Viking Destinations; 'East' and 'west'; The western route; 'West'; England; Britain and Ireland; Further west; The European continent and further south; Saxony and Frisia; Brittany and points south; Normandy and southern Italy; Africa; The eastern route; 'East'; The Baltic area; Russia; Byzantium and Jerusalem; Ingvarr's expedition; Serkland; Scandinavia; Hedeby; Denmark to Sweden; Two more towns; 4 Ships and Sailing; Words for 'ship'; skip; skeið; skeið; dreki; knorr; Oak and pine; Miscellaneous words. Attack and defenceVictory and booty; Not like leeks and ale; 6 Group and Ethos in War and Trade; The group and its vocabulary; drengr; félagi; heimþegi; húskarl; gildi; The ideology of battle; 'He fled not'; 'He fed eagles, ravens and wolves'; The symbolism of battle: ravens and banners; Murder and betrayal; Kinds of Killing; Treachery; Loyalty; Treachery and politics; 7 Epilogue: Kings and Ships; From vikings to kings; From vikings to kings; After the Viking Age; Conclusion; WORKS CITED; APPENDIX I: THE RUNIC CORPUS; APPENDIX II: THE SKALDIC CORPUS; INDEX OF WORDS AND NAMES; GENERAL INDEX.
Responsibility: Judith Jesch.

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