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Rulers of Jorvik - Medievalists.net

Rulers of Jorvik - Medievalists.net | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
From 866 until 954, York was part of a Viking kingdom ruled, mostly, by the descendants of Ragnar Lothbrok; the city seems to have been the capital of the Viking kingdom from which power was exercised.
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Between Apathy and Antipathy: The Vikings in Irish and Scandinavian History

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... during the seventies there was a veritable boom in specialised studies of the Vikings in Ireland.
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The Vikings and a Turbulent Anglo-Scandinavian World

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This talk will track the Vikings' impact on medieval England, an impact with effects that are still evident today.
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Explaining Viking Expansion

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This thesis studies and explains employment opportunities, political motives, and societal norms as separate, individual motives that perpetuated Scandinavian migration, conquest, and adventure from the eighth through the eleventh centuries AD.
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The invasion of Scotland, 934

The invasion of Scotland, 934 | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
The various conflicts and settlements in the period 920 to 945 are often considered inisolation but they are connected and also together form part of two longer-term processes
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The Scandinavian element beyond the Danelaw

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The present paper concentrates on the Scandinavian element present in Eng- lish in the area beyond the Danelaw, i.e. in the West Midlands and Southern parts of the country.
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Maps Illustrating the Viking Invasions of England

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The accompanying maps, which were prepared for lecture-purposes, may perhaps be useful to others who want to illustrate a popular account of the Viking invasions of this country
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Developments around the Baltic and the North Sea in the Viking Age

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The Viking Cities of Dublin and York: Examining Scandinavian Cultural Change and Viking Urbanism

The Viking Cities of Dublin and York: Examining Scandinavian Cultural Change and Viking Urbanism | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
Dubh Linn and Jorvik, as Dublin and York were known in the Viking Age, both experienced enormous change during their time as Viking colonial centers.
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Preservation and Immortality: The Transition From Oral to Written Culture in Iceland

Preservation and Immortality: The Transition From Oral to Written Culture in Iceland | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
The Scandinavian peoples had survived for hundreds of years without the advent of the written word, so what made them change? In a word, Christianity.
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Changing views on Vikings

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In this article changing views, not only of Viking activities, but also of the etymology and meaning of the word viking will be discussed.
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Woden and his Roles in Anglo-Saxon Royal Genealogy

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The essay will attempt to determine the origin of the cult of Woden and also to explore the functions, history and patterns of Woden’s inclusion in royal genealogies.
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The Children of Ash: Cosmology and the Viking Universe

The Children of Ash: Cosmology and the Viking Universe | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
What I am really going to be talking about throughout these lectures is stories, the power of stories, and the role that narrative played in the life of the Vikings, its influence on their perception of the world in which they understood themselves...
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Limits of Viking influence in Wales

Limits of Viking influence in Wales | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
Wales experienced sporadic raids, a few settlers and trade, writes Mark Redknap.
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Chaucer and Old Norse Mythology

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Chaucer and Old Norse Mythology McTurk, Rory (School of English, University of Leeds) Paper given at the 11th International Saga Conference (2000) Abstract In a paper...

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A Rune with a View: An Introduction to the Visionary Alphabet of the Northern World

A Rune with a View: An Introduction to the Visionary Alphabet of the Northern World | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
Writer/Editor/Artist Terri Windling explores myths, folklore and fairy tales in contemporary arts. Featuring Terri Windling, Thomas Canty, Alan Lee, Brian Froud, Ellen Kushner, Charles de Lint...
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Runes

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"Runes are an ancient Germanic alphabet, used for writing, divination and magick. They were used throughout northern Europe, Scandinavia, the British Isles, and Iceland from about 100 B.C.E. to 1600 C.E.
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Between the Cracks: A Socio-Historical Context of the Runic Inscriptions of Maes Howe, Orkney.

Between the Cracks: A Socio-Historical Context of the Runic Inscriptions of Maes Howe, Orkney. | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
"The Maeshowe passage tomb (also known as Orkhaugr) is a Neolithic chambered burial monument, constructed ca. 3000 BC. It is located on Mainland Orkney, Scotland, and contains over thirty Old Norse inscriptions, generally of an informal nature.
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Maeshowe's Runes - Viking Graffiti

Maeshowe's Runes - Viking Graffiti | Scandinavian runic inscriptions in Viking Britain and Ireland | Scoop.it
Orkneyjar - A look at the 12th Century Viking runes within the Neolithic chambered cairn Maeshowe
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