Search for dissertations about: "Viking Age"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Viking Age.

  1. 1. The Viking Way : Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Archaeology and Ancient History

    Author : Neil Price; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Viking Age; Vikings; Óðinn; seiðr; sorcery; shamanism; warfare; Norse religion; Norse mythology; Sámi; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The social role of magic is a prevalent theme of the medieval Icelandic sagas that claim to describe life several centuries earlier in the Viking Age, and indeed also saturates the Eddic poetry that is our primary source for the mythology and cosmology of the time. However, little archaeological or historical research has been done to explore what this aspect of ritual may really have meant to the men and women of late Iron Age Scandinavia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decolonizing the Viking Age 1

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Fredrik Svanberg; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death rituals; burial; grave; society; post-colonial; nationalism; deconstruction; Orientalism.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; community; Scandinavia; Viking Age;

    Abstract : Decolonizing the Viking Age 1 argues that the Scandinavian “Viking Age” can be seen as a system of knowledge constructed in the late 19th century and in its basic structures maintained up to the present day. This system of knowledge was heavily influenced by the nationalistic and evolutionary ideas of its time of making and may be described as a colonialism of the past. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Common Thread, Textile Production during the Late Iron Age and Viking Age

    University dissertation from Arkeologiska Institutionen, Lunds Universitet

    Author : Eva Andersson; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Haithabu; Birka; Scania; Viking Age; Late Iron Age; household production; textile valuables; sail cloth; bone needle; loom weight; textile production; spindle whorl; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The initial aim of the present PhD thesis was to develop the method of classification for textile tools to facilitate the study of textile production in an archaeological context. The thesis consists of five separate projects and a concluding summary. The study covers the late Iron Age, mainly the Viking Period. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barshalder 2 Studies of late Iron Age Gotland

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för arkeologi och antikens kultur

    Author : Martin Rundkvist; Ingmar Jansson; Siv Kristoffersen; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Barshalder; Grötlingbo; Fide; Gotland; cemetery; graves; burial; Iron Age; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; Vendel Period; Viking Period; landscape history; gender; typology; chronology; seriation; correspondence analysis; social stratification; status; religion; paganism; Christianity; Christianisation; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : The prehistoric cemetery of Barshalder is located along the main road on the boundary between Grötlingbo and Fide parishes, near the southern end of the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. The ceme-tery was used from c. AD 1-1100. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perspectives from a human-centred archaeology : Iron Age people and society on Öland

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Helene Wilhelmson; [2017-03-15]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Osteology; bioarchaeology; Iron Age; Scandinavia; 3D; digital; Image Based Modeling; GIS; isotopes; Oxygen; Strontium; Carbon; Nitrogen; trophic level effect; fractionation; chronology; network; Virtual Taphonomy; human-centred archaeology; mortographies; dietary shift; integration; immigration; diet; migration; violence; burial; Viking Age; Öland; island;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to develop, test and evaluate a specifically defined interdisciplinary approach—the human-centred approach—as applied to a case study, Iron Age Öland. Four themes were selected to highlight different aspects of particular interest in Öland: taphonomy, diet, migration, and social organization. READ MORE