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Between passion and lust

Jonas Liliequist

Jonas Liliequist, PhD, is professor of history at the Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Umeå University. His research interests include masculinity, sexuality, honour and violence, and emotions, mainly in the early modern period. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing Premodern Desires : Sexual Ideas, Attitudes, and Practices in Europe

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...In distinguishing desire-as-appetite from romantic or ‘true love’, William Reddy has posited what he claims to be a unique Western conceptual dualism that first evolved during the High Middle Ages.Reddy 2012. While desire-as-appetite...

Incest between in-laws

Bonnie Clementsson

Bonnie Clementsson graduated in 2016 from the Department of History at the University of Lund. She is interested in history from below and of topics such as family, marriage, and kinship during the early modern period. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Framing Premodern Desires : Sexual Ideas, Attitudes, and Practices in Europe

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The multiple definitions of incest In early modern Sweden, a widower and his late wife’s sister could be sentenced to death by beheading if it was established that they had had sexual intercourse with each other. The relationship...

The Vikings

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide is a Professor of Medieval Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology, History, Culture, and Religion at the University of Bergen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kevin J. Edwards

Kevin J. Edwards is a Professor in Physical Geography and Adjunct Chair in Archaeology in the School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Vikings

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...The history of the Vikings may be assembled from many sources—documents, archaeology, place names, environmental evidence, genetics, and more. Written sources, such as the English Anglo-Saxon Chronicle record raids by “Norsemen” from near...

Archaeology and Sigillography in Northern Europe

Michael Andersen

Michael Andersen is a Danish medieval archae-ologist. He studied medieval archaeology at Aarhus University and prehistoric archaeology at the University of Copenhagen. He worked as a curator at ROMU (Roskilde Museum) from 1982, and from 2000 at the National Museum of Denmark, where his current position is head of research and collections in the Medieval, Renaissance and Numismatics Department. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seals—Making and Marking Connections Across the Medieval World

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Medieval seals, traditionally considered from the perspective of their documentary function, may also be studied as archaeological artefacts. Pilgrim badges were seal-shaped, and seal matrices and seal impressions can be found on church...

Theorizing 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

...As a belief system, Norse paganism may be distinguished from certain monotheistic religions, such as Christianity or Islam, in so far as it had no evangelical mission and was in this sense unconcerned with gaining converts per se. Yet...

Recovering the Past: Scholarship from the Enlightenment to National Romanticism

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

...The curious and occasionally sensational attention given to Thor by polemicists, politicians, artists, composers and poets from the latter decades of the eighteenth century onwards cannot fully be understood without some knowledge of how...

The Viking Phenomenon

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide is a Professor of Medieval Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology, History, Culture, and Religion at the University of Bergen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kevin J. Edwards

Kevin J. Edwards is a Professor in Physical Geography and Adjunct Chair in Archaeology in the School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Vikings

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...In the preceding pages, the Viking phenomenon, in terms of events lasting up to the mid–eleventh century, has been presented in a highly summarized and selective form. The “who,” “when,” and “where” relating to that astonishing group have...

The Swedish Expeditions (‘Crusades’) Towards Finland Reconsidered

Church and Belief in the Middle Ages : Popes, Saints, and Crusaders

Amsterdam University Press, 2016

Book chapter

...For hundreds of years at the beginning of the Christian era, it was possible for pilgrims from Europe to undertake visits to the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The expressions ‘peregrinus’ and ‘peregrinatio’, as Christian Krötzl has pointed...

Viking Age Scandinavia

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide

Sæbjørg Walaker Nordeide is a Professor of Medieval Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology, History, Culture, and Religion at the University of Bergen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kevin J. Edwards

Kevin J. Edwards is a Professor in Physical Geography and Adjunct Chair in Archaeology in the School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Vikings

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...Scandinavia was composed of an amalgam of peoples in the Viking Age, but depictions of the period tend to make the population appear more uniform than it was in reality— part of the process of creating a national history of modern Sweden...

End of the Viking Age

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...Several Scandinavian researchers date the end of the Viking Age to the period around 1000 when these societies had formed a state and converted to Christianity. Other researchers propose the mid-eleventh century or even later, around 1100...