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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

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...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...

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

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...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

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...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...

The Power of the Saints and the Authority of the Popes

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

Amsterdam University Press, 2016

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...This is the updated text of my unpublished plenary lecture at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds, delivered in 2004. Christian Krötzl was there, I remember. When I heard him, ten years later, in September 2014, lecture on a similar...

The Giant Killer: Thor in Old Norse Mythology

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 Eddas Our understanding of Old Norse mythology would be vastly impaired were it not for the preservation instincts of the brilliant Icelander Snorri Sturluson. Born in 1178/9 into one of the most powerful families in Iceland, whose...