Search for dissertations about: "arkeologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 445 swedish dissertations containing the word arkeologi.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Lithics in the Scandinavian Late Bronze Age. Sociotechnical change and Persistence

    University dissertation from Archaeopress

    Author : Anders Högberg; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Lithic technology; Late Bronze Age; Sociotechnical change; Persistence; Large Blade Knives; Sociotechnical change and Persistence; Lithic analysis; South Scandinavia;

    Abstract : During south Scandinavian Late Bronze Age, c. 900-500 BC, a new tool was invented. It consisted of a wooden shaft and a knife blade made out of flint. One singel of this tool still exists today. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Ship and Society Maritime Ideology in Late Iron Age Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Gunilla Larsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ships; Seafaring; Society; Late Iron Age; shipbuilding methods; symbols; sacrifices; boat burials; ideology; leiðangr; long distance journeys; river routes.; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the relation between ship and society against a background of ideological and technological changes in Late Iron Age Sweden. It discusses the factors behind the development of ‘a maritime society’, why ships and seafaring came to play an important role that was also reflected in the use of the ship as a symbol and a metaphor in a military context, as well as in religion, administration, jurisdiction and social life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Positioning the Bronze Age in Social Theory and Research Context

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Anna Gröhn; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; social theory; practice theory; landscape; European cultural heritage; Stora Köpinge; Archaeology; longhouses; Arkeologi; Scandinavia; Bronze Age;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen undersöker den teoretiska bakgrund och den forskningskontext inom vilken tolkningar av den Nordiska bronsåldern har formats. Avhandlingens teoretiska analys betonar teorier om social praxis och fenomenologiska perspektiv. READ MORE