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Author Crawford, B. E
Title West over Sea : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement Before 1300 - A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara Crawford
Imprint Boston : BRILL, 2007
©2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (646 pages)
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Series The Northern World Ser. ; v.31
The Northern World Ser
Note Foreword (Nicholas Brooks) -- Preface -- List of Contributors -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- County Abbreviations -- Barbara E. Crawford-A Bibliography -- PART ONE HISTORY AND CULTURAL CONTACTS -- On Reading the Icelandic Sagas: Approaches to Old Icelandic Texts (Paul Bibire) -- Becoming Scottish in the thirteenth century: the evidence of the Chronicle of Melrose (Dauvit Broun) -- Living on the Edge: Scandinavian Dublin in the Twelfth Century (Clare Downham) -- Image and Imagination: The Inchmarnock 'Hostage Stone' (Christopher Lowe) -- Anglo-Saxon Inscriptions found outside the British Isles (Elisabeth Okasha) -- From Scotland to Normandy: The Celtic Sea Route of the Vikings (Élisabeth Ridel) -- The appearance and personal abilities of goðar, jarlar, and konungar: Iceland, Orkney and Norway (Jón Viðar Sigurðsson) -- 'Lords of Norroway' The Shetland estate of Herdis Thorvaldsdatter (Frans-Arne Stylegar and Liv Kjørsvik Schei) -- 'These people were high-born and thought well of themselves': The family of Moddan of Dale (Gareth Williams) -- The Wood Beyond the World: Jämtland and the Norwegian Kings (Alex Woolf) -- PART TWO THE CHURCH AND THE CULT OF SAINTS -- Conversion and the Church in the Hebrides in the Viking Age: "A Very Dif? cult Thing Indeed" (Lesley Abrams) -- A Norwegian in Durham: An Anatomy of a Miracle in Reginald of Durham's Libellus de admirandis beati Cuthberti (Haki Antonsson, Sally Crumplin and Aidan Conti) -- Irish and Armenian Ecclesiastics in Medieval Iceland (Margaret Cormack) -- Medieval Parish Formation in Orkney (Sarah Jane Gibbon) -- The Church of St. Clement in Oslo (Hans-Emil Lidén) -- The Shetland Chapel-sites Project 1999-2000 (Christopher D. Morris, with Kevin J. Brady and Paul G. Johnson) -- PART THREE ARCHAEOLOGY, MATERIAL CULTURE AND SETTLEMENT
Norwick: Shetland's first Viking settlement? (Beverley Ballin Smith) -- The Pirate Fishermen: The Political Economy of a Medieval Maritime Society (James H. Barrett) -- 'Like stray words or letters' The development and workings of the Treasure Trove system (Neil G. W. Curtis) -- Early Medieval Sculpture from the Faroes: an illustrated catalogue (Ian Fisher and Ian G. Scott) -- Liminality and Loss: The Material Culture of St Serf 's Priory, Loch Leven, Kinross-shire, Scotland (Mark A. Hall) -- Manuring practices in Scotland: deep anthropogenic soils and the historical record (Jo McKenzie) -- Stobister, Sinnabist and Starrapund: three wilderness settlements in Shetland (Brian Smith) -- Governor on Antiquarian Mission: Christian Pløyen- a Faroese Link between Copenhagen and Shetland (Steffen Stummann Hansen) -- PART FOUR PLACE-NAMES AND LANGUAGE -- The Scandinavian element gata outside the urbanised settlements of the Danelaw (Gillian Fellows-Jensen) -- An ogham-inscribed plaque from Bornais, South Uist (Katherine Forsyth) -- Scandinavian Naming-Systems in the Hebrides-A Way of Understanding how the Scandinavians were in Contact with Gaels and Picts? (Peder Gammeltoft) -- The Rock of the Irishmen: an early place-name tale from Fife and Kinross (Simon Taylor) -- The Orkney Papar-names (William P. L. Thomson) -- Placing Papa Stour in Context (Doreen Waugh) -- General Index
Prepared in tribute to Barbara E Crawford, this work covers the subject of Viking expansion westwards to Britain, Ireland and the North Atlantic. It features 30 papers that are arranged in four groups including: History, Cultural Contacts; The Church, and the Cult of Sain
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Crawford, B. E. West over Sea : Studies in Scandinavian Sea-Borne Expansion and Settlement Before 1300 - A Festschrift in Honour of Dr Barbara Crawford Boston : BRILL,c2007 9789004158931
Subject Vikings -- Great Britain.;Land settlement patterns -- Great Britain.;Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Britain.;Viking antiquities
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Alt Author Smith, Beverley Ballin
Taylor, Simon
Williams, Gareth
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