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Setting the Scene

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

Book chapter

...Geography and Space Whereas in the previous two chapters I considered Nítíða saga’s manuscripts, scribes, and intertextual relationships, I now consider the saga’s interest in geography and space, both of which contribute to the setting...

Conclusion

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

Book chapter

...This book has considered the late medieval Icelandic romance Nítíða saga from a variety of perspectives. My overall aim has been to demonstrate how this text explores and challenges some of the norms of the Icelandic romance genre in which...

Conclusion

Val Dufeu

Val Dufeu, doctor of medieval and environmental history, is a consultant in geoarchaeology, study of soils, and historical research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fish Trade in Medieval North Atlantic Societies : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Ecodynamics

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Studies of Viking Age economies and settlements in the North Atlantic have been under way for decades. Collaborative projects between international researchers have opened the path for broad-scale investigations spanning from Norway...

Interdisciplinarity and Environmental History: Setting the Methodology

Val Dufeu

Val Dufeu, doctor of medieval and environmental history, is a consultant in geoarchaeology, study of soils, and historical research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fish Trade in Medieval North Atlantic Societies : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Ecodynamics

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...In the writing of North Atlantic history, it appears that mainstream historians are essentially interested in modes of consciousness and of political development, and tend to overlook the settlers’ earliest economic patterns. However...

The Work

André Muceniecks

André Muceniecks is a Professor of Church History at the Baptist Faculty of Sao Paulo and a resarch fellow at the State University of Campinas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Saxo Grammaticus : Hierocratical Conceptions and Danish Hegemony in the Thirteenth Century

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Scholarship in Scandinavia in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries The Period Between 1170 and 1230 is one of marked increase in the writing both in continental Scandinavia and on Iceland. The concomitant strengthening of the relations...

Introduction

Val Dufeu

Val Dufeu, doctor of medieval and environmental history, is a consultant in geoarchaeology, study of soils, and historical research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fish Trade in Medieval North Atlantic Societies : An Interdisciplinary Approach to Human Ecodynamics

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...This research started years ago, while I was a history undergraduate student. History and especially medieval history has always been part of my life but it took me years to start seriously studying it at university. While in my third year...

Intertextuality

Sheryl McDonald Werronen

Sheryl McDonald Werronen is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow at the Arnamagnæan Institute in Copenhagen, where she is carrying out research on seventeeth-century Icelandic manuscripts, scribes, and patronage. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Romance in Iceland : The Women, Worldviews, and Manuscript Witnesses of Nítíða saga

Arc Humanities Press, 2016

Book chapter

...Communicating with Other Romances In the previous chapter I considered some of the different textual versions of Nítíða saga as preserved in manuscript form – versions of a romance that was created, enjoyed, and re–created both...

Natural Worlds

A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Grímur Kveldúlfsson, better known as Skalla-Grímr, “bald-Grim,” was not the founder of an empire. Neither was his son Egil, who would become one of medieval Iceland’s more colorful outlaws, a warrior-poet famous for the notorious exploits...

Völsunga Saga (The Saga of the Volsungs)

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Völsunga saga (ca. 1200–1270) is one of the medieval Icelandic fornaldarsögur—legendary sagas—populated by mythical heroes, heroines, gods, and otherworldly entities like dwarves, valkyries, and shape-shifters who assume the form of wolves,...

Christ versus Thor

Martin Arnold

Martin Arnold is Professor of Scandinavian Literature at Hull University. He is the author of The Vikings (Continuum, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thor : Myth to Marvel

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Early Settlers in Iceland During the ad 880s, a certain Hrolf Mostur-Beard was busily running the family farm on Mostur Island off the coast of Norway’s South Hordaland. He was a devout pagan and ‘a friend of Thor’, over whose temple he...