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Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Óðinn.

  1. 1. "Hallen var lyst i helig frid" : Krig och fred mellan gudar och jättar i en fornnordisk hallmiljö

    Författare :Tommy Kuusela; Olof Sundqvist; Terry Adrian Gunnell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Giants; Old Norse; Religion; Halls; Old Norse Religion; Mythology; Óðinn; Þórr; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is the first study to examine the interaction between gods and giants in Old Norse mythology from the perspective of Iron Age halls. Its central aim is to contextualise Old Norse mythological narratives that describe the interactions between gods and giants in a hall environment, and to show how the mythological depictions can be compared to the norms and rules found in Iron Age hall culture, especially in connection with its warrior ideology. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Neil Price; Martin Carver; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Viking Age; Vikings; Óðinn; seiðr; sorcery; shamanism; warfare; Norse religion; Norse mythology; Sámi; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER