Search for dissertations about: "seiðr"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word seiðr.

  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; Martin Carver; [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. Embracing the data flood integrating diverse data to improve phenotype association discovery in forest trees

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Bastian Schiffthaler; Nathaniel Street; Martin Rosvall; Nicolas Delhomme; Marek Mutwil; [2020]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Systems Biology; Association Discovery; Genomics; Transcriptomics; Genome Assembly; Gene Networks; Forest Tree; Aspen; Spruce; biology; biologi;

    Abstract : Complex traits represent valuable research targets as many highly desirable properties of plants and animals (such as growth rate and height) fall into this group. However, associating biological markers with these traits is incredibly challenging, in part due to their small effect sizes. READ MORE