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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

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...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...

The management of narrative time: Duration

Heather O’Donoghue

Heather O’Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse at University of Oxford, UK and a Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (1991), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction (2004), Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (2005), From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths (2007) and English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History (2014). She has also broadcast with the BBC on the topic of the Norse Gods. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Narrative in the Icelandic Family Saga : Meanings of Time in Old Norse Literature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In the previous chapter, we saw how events in family sagas play out against a steady and consistently realistic backdrop of external time, whether a historical framework or the familiar rhythms of daily or seasonal rounds. But the authors...

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

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...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...

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

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...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...

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

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...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...

‘Axe-age, sword-age’

Elizabeth Ashman Rowe

Elizabeth Ashman Rowe is Reader in Scandinavian History at the University of Cambridge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...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...

Withheld knowledge

Heather O’Donoghue

Heather O’Donoghue is Professor of Old Norse at University of Oxford, UK and a Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Genesis of a Saga Narrative (1991), Old Norse Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction (2004), Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative (2005), From Asgard to Valhalla: The Remarkable History of the Norse Myths (2007) and English Poetry and Old Norse Myth: A History (2014). She has also broadcast with the BBC on the topic of the Norse Gods. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Narrative in the Icelandic Family Saga : Meanings of Time in Old Norse Literature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...In this final chapter, I shall examine the imperfect knowledge which arises when the narrator purposefully omits or delays certain items of narrative information that are notably conspicuous by their absence, and this is evident either...

Natural Worlds

A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...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

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

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...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

Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir

Jóhanna Katrín Friðriksdóttir is lecturer at Yale University, USA. Her research focuses on Vikings, old Norse-Icelandic sagas, mythology and poetry, late medieval Iceland, medieval manuscripts and gender. She is currently contributing to a documentary by Ash Thayer entitled Viking Women: The Crying Bones. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valkyrie : The Women of the Viking World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...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...