Search for dissertations about: "Medieval Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Medieval Sweden.

  1. 1. Prayer in Peasant Communities Ideals and Practices of Prayer in the Late Medieval Ecclesiastical Province of Uppsala, Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion, Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Viktor Aldrin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; prayer; devotion; peasantry; medieval; Middle Ages; laity; Practical Theology; Church History; theology; Sweden; Finland; prayer devotion peasantry medieval Middle Ages laity Practical Theology Church History theology Sweden Finland;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to identify, explain and delineate praying among peasant communities in the ecclesiastical province of Uppsala, Sweden. Four aspects have been examined through the perspectives of ideals and practices, namely the standards of prayer, devotional prayer, prayer in times of need and prayer cultures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Working Animals and Skeletal Lesions : Paleopathology of Cattle and Horse in Iron Age and Medieval Öland, Sweden

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

    Author : Ylva Telldahl; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Skeletal lesions; draught use of cattle; sacrificed horses; Iron Age; Middle Ages; Eketorp ringfort; Skedemosse wetland; Öland; sweden; osteoarkeologi; Osteoarchaeology;

    Abstract : Central to this thesis is the relationship between animal husbandry practices and the associated pathological conditions. Since bone elements from the extremities are subjected to abnormal load when animals are put to hard work this research aims to go further and interpret the prevalence of varying lesions and their connection with animal husbandry by using methods such as osteometric analysis, conventional radiograpic and bone mineral study, as well as incorporated molecular analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban and rural environments from Iron Age to Medieval time in northern Europe : Evidence from fossil insect remains from South-Eastern Sweden and Novgorod, Russia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Hellqvist; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap; Quarternary Geology; Kvartärgeologi; Earth sciences; Late Holocene; Iron Age; Medieval time; subfossil insects; Coleoptera; environment; climate; human environment; taphonomy; south-eastern Sweden; Novgorod; Geovetenskap; Miljöhistoriska studier av förhistoriska bosättningar i Mälardalsregionen;

    Abstract : This thesis presents and discusses results from studies in of subfossil insect remains of natural and cultural origin. Samples were obtained by coring in sediments or by collection during archaeological excavations. The aim was to reconstruct local environment and climate in rural and early urban situations from Iron Age to medieval time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Speleothems as environmental recorders A study of Holocene speleothems and their growth environments in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi

    Author : Hanna S. Sundqvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; speleothems; palaeoclimate; stable isotopes; luminescence; karst hydrology; Holocene; Sweden; Jämtland; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to contribute with detailed information of regional environmental change during the Holocene through studies of speleothems and their growth environments from two caves, Korallgrottan and Labyrintgrottan in northwestern Sweden, and a cellar vault in Uppsala. This was done through studies of stable isotopes and luminescence properties in the speleothems in combination with a detailed monitoring study in Korallgrottan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Casting Identities in Central Seclusion Aspects of non-ferrous metalworking and society on Gotland in the Early Medieval Period

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

    Author : Ny Björn Gustafsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeometallurgy; Non-ferrous; Archaeological prospection; Metal detection; Geophysical survey; Sweden; Magnetometry; Gotland; Iron Age; Viking Period; Archaeological Science; laborativ arkeologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to investigate and interpret late Iron Ageand Early Medieval traces of non-ferrous metalworking on the islandGotland, Sweden. Gotland was not, based on the archaeological record, anintegrated part of the common Scandinavian culture. READ MORE