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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
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
3. Gårdsstrukturer i Halland under bronsålder och äldre järnålder : Farm Structures in Halland in the Bronze Age and Early Iron Age
Sammanfattning : The dissertation Gårdsstrukturer i Halland under bronsålder och äldre järnålder consists of two separate parts. One is the licentiate thesis På gården from 1999 while the other is a supplementary part entitled Boningshusets rumsbildningar. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
5. Outlanders? : Resource colonisation, raw material exploitation and networks in Middle Iron Age Sweden
Sammanfattning : The Middle Iron Age, around 300–650 CE, was characterised by extensive transformations across many aspects of society in the area of present-day Sweden. Within the central agricultural regions of the southern parts of the country, these changes are evident in a re-organisation of the settlements, renewed burial practices, the building of large-scale monuments, as well as increased militarisation, social stratification and an increase in imported objects. LÄS MER