Search for dissertations about: "leiðangr"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word leiðangr.

  1. 1. 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