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Conclusion

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...

Setting the Scene

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

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...

Introduction

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

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...

‘Axe-age, sword-age’

Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...The theme of ‘writing’ battles needs to be taken loosely when applied to Viking Age and medieval Scandinavia, for, in addition to the runic inscriptions and medieval manuscripts that constitute our written sources, there is also a large...

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...

Interdisciplinarity and Environmental History: Setting the Methodology

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...

Introduction

Valkyrie : The Women of the Viking World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Njal’s Saga, ch. 157, 305.On Good Friday, 23 April 1014, the Battle of Clontarf was fought near Dublin. In a bloodbath that cost thousands of lives, the forces of the High King Brian Boru of Ireland successfully resisted an army made up...

The Work

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...