1 edition of Viking age amulets in Scandinavia and Western Europe found in the catalog.
Viking age amulets in Scandinavia and Western Europe
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-211).
|Series||BAR international series -- 2169, BAR international series -- 2169.|
|LC Classifications||DL21 .J46 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 211 p. :|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||2011379048|
During the Viking Age, Norse people left Scandinavia and settled elsewhere throughout Northwestern Europe. Some of these areas, such as Iceland, the Orkneys, Shetland, and the Faroe Islands, were hardly populated, whereas other areas, such as England, Southwest Wales, Scotland, the Western Isles, Isle of Man, and Ireland, were already heavily. The history of Scandinavia is the history of the geographical region of Scandinavia and its peoples. The region is in northern Europe, and consists of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Finland and Iceland are at times, especially in English-speaking contexts, considered part of Scandinavia.
In the Viking Age most of Europe had converted to Christianity, but the Vikings were very satisfied with their own gods and held on to them. Therefore the early missionaries, who came to Denmark in the s and s to spread the message of Christianity, had a hard job in convincing the Vikings that it was not the norns’ threads or Odin’s will that determined their path to the on: Ny Vesterg København K, DK Tell me about the second book on your list of Viking books, A Description of the Northern Peoples by Olaus Magnus, written in In , Olaus Magnus produced an incredible map. It’s called the ‘Carta Marina’, the sea map, and it’s of the far north, the Scandinavian countries and over to Iceland. It’s got monsters in the sea, and some very strange land creatures, but it is not.
The period before that is called the Roman Iron Age (ca 1 AD to / AD) because the Roman Empire influenced Germanic tribes to such a great degree that it marks a cultural turning point even in distant Scandinavia. Pre-Roman Iron Age in Scandinavia starts around BC and also marks the beginning of the Iron Age in Scandinavia. The Viking Age: A Reader, Second Edition (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) (Book) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Viking Age: A Reader, Second Edition (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures) Author. Somerville, Angus A. & McDonald, R. Andrew. Publisher. University of Toronto Press, Higher.
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As the title states it's an archaeological report of amulets found in Scandinavia and Western Europe during the viking era. The author talks about each type of amulet found (Thor's Hammers, crosses, wheels, bowls, miniature Weapons, shields etc.) and compares them with the regions in which they were found, and in what type of context (grave 5/5(1).
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[Bo Jensen] -- "Two hundered years of antiquarian and archaeological and archaeological interest has generated an archive of some Viking Age amulets. These objects are manufactured from a variety of materials.
As the title states it's an archaeological report of amulets found in Scandinavia and Western Europe during the viking era. The author talks about each type of amulet found (Thor's Hammers, crosses, wheels, bowls, miniature Weapons, shields etc.) and compares them with the regions in which they were found, and in what type of context (grave 5/5.
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BOOK DESCRIPTION Two hundered years of antiquarian and archaeological and archaeological interest has generated an archive of some Viking Age amulets. These objects are manufactured from a variety of materials, most often metals, and were often, but not always, wornas pendants.
Jensen, Bo () Viking Age Amulets in Scandinavia and Western Europe. British Archaeological Reports: BAR S Jensen Rahtz, Phillip () The Saxon and Medieval Palaces at Cheddar. Excavations British Archaeological Reports: BAR Rahtz Redmond, Angela Z. () Viking Burial in the North of. Fuglesang, S.
H, Viking and medieval amulets in Seandinavia. Fornvän Stockholm. Identification of Viking period and medieval amulets entails problems of source criticism: the literary sources on medicine, leechcraft etc. are all late and depend on West-European prototypes, and to distinguish between amulets, ornamentsCited by: 6.
Sounds like a book that I want =) It's a true pain sometimes to get academic publications and catalogs. I just spent all day ordering a copy of Viking Age Amulets in Scandinavia and Western Europe by Bo Jensen from a book seller in the UK, and that's even in the same language. This monograph provides a comprehensive analysis of the complete corpus of Scandinavian Viking Age amulets discovered in the area of Poland.
Among the examined finds are, for example, Thors hammers and miniature weapons, but also anthropomorphic figures and pendants.5/5. Vikings were Norse people primarily from southern Scandinavia (in present-day Denmark, Norway and Sweden), who from the late 8th to late 11th centuries, raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of Europe, and explored westwards to Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland.
The term is also commonly extended in modern English and other vernaculars to include the. Historians use the term the Viking Age to describe the turbulent expansion of the Scandinavian people into Europe and Russia.
Beginning in A.D. with the Lindisfarne raid, Norwegians, Swedes and Danes set to raiding. Any unprotected community was a target. Vikings attacked places all along the coasts of Scotland, England, Ireland, France.
The pagan men from “the ends of the earth” in the north suddenly appeared on the European stage in around Uncouth, unshaven, and—most importantly—unchristian, they were on the minds of rulers and intellectuals, a subject of wary conversation at the centers of power and culture in Europe, already before the beginning of the Viking raids.
The book elaborates on the conversion of Scandinavia up to ce. Winroth contends that the traditional view of adamant Christian missionaries Christianizing Scandinavia over simplifies the facts.
He argues that evidence supports the view that the elites adopted Christianity because it offered advantages that paganism didn't, and that /5.
The Viking Way: Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia is an archaeological study of Norse paganism in Late Iron Age Scandinavia. It was written by the English archaeologist Neil Price, then a professor at the University of Aberdeen, and first published by the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University in A revised second edition is due to be published in Author: Neil Price.
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The Danes were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Scandinavia, including the area now comprising Denmark proper, and the Scanian provinces of modern southern Sweden, during the Nordic Iron Age and the Viking founded what became the Kingdom of name of their realm is believed to mean "Danish March", viz.
"the march of the Danes" in Old Low German, referring. 19 Pliny the Elder Historia Naturalis B 20 Social Scandinavia p. 21 Ibid. 22 Ibid. 23 Social Scandinavia. 24 Ibid; Viking Achievement.
25 Carolyn Priest-Dorman. (Mistress Thora Sharptooth, OL), "But That's How They Look in the Book!": Viking Women's Garb in Art and Archaeology. Accessed 7/11/ Even once Scandinavia had largely converted to Christianity, the wearing of necklaces (and particularly amulets) was a predominantly female action.
In Birka, only a single grave out of the excavated contained the body of a man that could be associated with a cross pendant , and a study of male and female graves found only that in a.
This classic resource on the world of the Sagas is now back in print. With full-page maps and useful supplementary photos, this acclaimed encyclopedia covers every aspect of Scandinavia during the Middle Ages, including rulers and saints, overviews of the countries, religion, education, politics and law, culture and material life, history, literature, and art.
Wilson, David M. "Manx Memorial Stones of the Viking Period." Saga Book of the Viking Society for Northern Research 18 () pp. Wilson, David M. The Viking Age in the Isle of Man - the Archaeological Evidence.
C.C. Rafn Lecture No. 3. Odense. Buy this book today! Sweden. Arwidsson, Greta.Viking-age Scandinavia. Relatively less popular attention has been paid to the history of Scandinavia during the Viking age, and a further problem for the English-speaking student is that most of the detailed research has naturally been conducted in the Scandinavian languages.