Search for dissertations about: "Medieval Scandinavian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Medieval Scandinavian.

  1. 1. Practices for the Living and the Dead : Medieval and Post-Reformation Burials in Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Kristina Jonsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Burial; burial customs; burial practices; grave; death; churchyard; cemetery; social identity; medieval; post-Reformation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : The main themes of the thesis are burial customs and social identities, and how medieval and post-Reformation graves can provide information on such as age structures, phases in life, gender relations and social organization. The study is based on nine groups of Scandinavian material, and it comprises four case studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Living on Another Shore : Early Scandinavian Settlement on the North-Western Estonian Coast

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Felicia Markus; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Estonia; Estonian Swedes; Scandinavian settlement; Iron Age; early Medieval Period; colonisation; ethnic identity; migration; Baltic Sea; contacts; Christianisation; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Prior to the Second World War, there was a Swedish-speaking population settled on the north-western Estonian coasts. The early history of this group is largely unknown. No colonisation is mentioned in the written sources. The earliest such sources that mention Swedes originate in the late thirteenth century. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Syntax of Past Participles. A Generative Study of Nonfinite Constructions in Ancient and Modern Italian

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Verner Egerland; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1996]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Absolute Constructions; Word order and Participial Agreement in Italian; Scandinavian; and Romance; Affectedness Constraint; Medieval and Renaissance Italian; Spec head agreement and Case Theory; Antisymmetry; Past Participles; Null Objects; Italian language and literature; Italienska språk och litteratur ;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is double. First, it will be shown that a number of problems of the syntax of ancient, literary Italian lend themselves readily to an analysis in terms of the Theory of Principles and Parameters. READ MORE

  4. 4. On plant food in the Scandinavian peninsula in Early Medieval times

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Archaeological Research Laboratory, Stockholm University

    Author : Ann-Marie Hansson; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; plant food; fossil plant remains; carbonized prehistoric bread; symbolic use of plant food; Scandinavia; Early Medieval Period; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

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  5. 5. A Struggle for the Realm : Late-medieval Swedish rhyme chronicles as ideological expressions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Margaretha Nordquist; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; chronicles; ideology; historiography; rhyme chronicles; Middle Ages; realm; Sturekrönikan; Cronica Swecie; Sturekrönikan; Cronica Swecie; rimkrönikor; medeltiden; ideologi; riket; historieskrivning; historia; History;

    Abstract : The period from the mid-fifteenth century to the early sixteenth century was characterised by recurrent political turmoil and conflict in Scandinavia in general, and in Sweden in particular. Political power was contested, not least because of the disputed conditions on which the Swedish realm should be governed as part of the Scandinavian union monarchy. READ MORE