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The heroic age of Scandinavia

by Gabriel Turville-Petre

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Scandinavia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. Turville-Petre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL61 .T8 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5188385M
      ISBN 100837181283
      LC Control Number75008176

      Saga-Book of the Viking Society (). pp. Pulsiano, Phillip et al., eds. Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities Yet, whether approached in translation or in the original language, the poem’s action has always seemed to take place in a realm of fantasy rather than in the very real world of Iron Age Scandinavia where it Author: Theswain.

      Historical fiction set in Scandinavia / Nordic countries Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The traditional tales of the Vikings’ conversion to Christianity are sleek dramas full of zealous missionary saints, kings, and clerics who Christianize entire populations in a few heroic actions that are hardly short of miracles. As is the case with most medieval hagiography (a genre focused on recounting the lives of saints and other holy Continue reading The Vikings’ Conversion to.

      The heroic poetry of the Goths certainly belonged to the Heroic Age itself, and it is more than likely that certain Langobardic poems were nearly as old. Some heroic poems belonging to other German peoples may probably be referred at least to the seventh century.   Architecture, Society, and Ritual in Viking Age Scandinavia: Doors, Dwellings, and Domestic Space. By Marianne Hem Eriksen. Cambridge University Press ISBN: Overview: In this book, Marianne Hem Eriksen explores the social organization of Viking Age Scandinavia through a study of domestic architecture, and in particular, the doorway.


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Kind of an history of Scandinavia, but relying on heroic sagas, Eddic and Skaldic poetry, rather than standard historical methods. A very good book for those interested in Scandinavian heroic legend, but I suspect the historian wanting genuine facts, will want to try elsewhere/5.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Turville-Petre, Gabriel. Heroic age of Scandinavia.

London, New York, Hutchinson's University Library []. Reviews Recent Scholarship. Bintley, Michael D. and Thomas J.

The heroic age of Scandinavia book Williams. Representing Beasts in Early Medieval England and Scandinavia. Anglo-Saxon Studies Woodbridge: The Boydell Press. xii + pages. ISBN: §1. The intersection of medieval studies and animal studies is an exciting field that is swiftly gaining.

William Paton Ker in Epic and Romance () takes the "heroic age" as predating the "age of chivalry" with its new literary genre of Romance. Ker would thus extend the Germanic heroic age to the point of Christianization, to the inclusion of the Scandinavian Viking Age and culminating in the Icelandic family sagas of the 13th century.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Hutchinson's University Library, London, in series: Hutchinson's.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The heroic age of Scandinavia by Gabriel Turville-Petre; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History; Places: Scandinavia.

The Heroic Age of Scandinavia. Revised ed. Edition by Edward Oswald Gabriel Turville-Petre (Author), Gabriel Turville-Petre (Author), Anon (Author) & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: 7. This book explores the myths and legends of Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Viking-age Greenland by examining the prehistoric tales and beliefs that have sparked the imagination of the world.

The book begins with an introduction that places a historical significance on Scandinavian mythology, followed by a very interesting chapter on the. out of 5 stars Very good book for those studying mythology or just normal everyday people.

Reviewed in the United States on August 8, Verified Purchase. I love this book so much. The depictions of the nine realms and the Norns are fascinating, and the origin stories at Cited by: 2. The Christianization of Scandinavia, as well as other Nordic countries and the Baltic countries, took place between the 8th and the 12th centuries.

The realms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (Sweden is an 11th or 12th century merger of the former countries Götaland and Svealand) established their own Archdioceses, responsible directly to the Pope, inandrespectively. The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe.

The Heroic Age is a fully peer-reviewed academic journal. The Heroic Age is dedicated to the exploration all aspects of early medieval Northwestern Europe, from a variety of vantage points and disciplines from the beginning of the fourth century through the beginning of the thirteenth.

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During the ninth and tenth centuries, migrating northern tribes, now referred to as the Vikings, sailing in lightweight but sturdy and swift longships, invaded almost all regions of Europe, including Russia (named for the rus', the redhaired Scandinavians who settled there), northern France (named Normandy for the.

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Foote and D.M. Wilson, The Viking achievement: the society and culture of File Size: 1MB. Nidhogg gnawing the roots of Yggdrasil (Anonymous, 17th century Icelandic illuminated manuscript) Nidhogg (Old Norse Níðhöggr, literally “Curse-striker” or “He Who Strikes with Malice”) is the foremost of several serpents or dragons who dwell beneath the world-tree Yggdrasil and eat its is highly injurious to the tree, which holds the Nine Worlds of the cosmos.

[1]. The Germanic (or "German") Heroic Age, so called in analogy to the Heroic Age of Greek mythology, is the period of early historic or quasi-historic events reflected in Germanic heroic poetry. [1] Contents. Periodisation; Historicity; See also; References; Periodisation. The period corresponds to the Germanic Wars in terms of historiography, and to the Germanic Iron Age in terms of archaeology.

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"Trade, Gift-Giving, and Romanitas: A Comparison of the Use of Roman Importans in Western Britain and Southern Scandinavia." The Heroic Age: a Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe. pp. Pliny the Elder. The Natural History.

(ed. John Bostock) Taylor & Francis: : Riley Winters. Iceland experienced a golden age of literature in the ’s and ’s. Poets wrote down legends about the ancient northern European gods, such as Odin and Thor. They also wrote heroic sagas about people from Icelandic and Scandinavian history.