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Women in the Viking age

by Judith Jesch

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Women, Viking -- History.,
    • Women -- Scandinavia -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.,
    • Old Norse literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Inscriptions, Runic.,
    • Women in literature.,
    • Scandinavia -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-232) and index.

      StatementJudith Jesch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL65 .J47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 239 p. :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1538028M
      ISBN 100851152783
      LC Control Number91016402

      This book, the first in our Companions to Medieval Studies series, is a brief introduction to the history, culture, and religion of the Viking Age and provides an essential foundation for study of the period. The companion begins by defining the Viking Age and explores topics such as Viking society and religion.   Viking Vlog 9: Women of the Viking Age. In this video, I approach the topic of Women in the Viking in a very general discussion. I discuss some of the leading works on women of the Viking Age and broadly overview their approaches to the subject.

      Part 5 Art, myth and poetry: female figures in the art of the Viking age; sexuality, wisdom and heroism - female figures in Norse myth and legend; women in Skaldic poetry; the audience of Viking poetry. Part 6 Warrior woman to nun - looking back at Viking women: warrior women; Old Norse literature; women in the sagas of Icelanders. Responsibility. Lazy River Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # sh Title Women in the Viking Age Author Jesch, Judith Format/binding H Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition J Very Good Minus Edition F First Edition. Book Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Boydell Press, Place of Publication Rochester, New Book Edition: F First Edition. Book.

      In a continuation of my personal study of the history of the Vikings, I picked up “Women in the Viking Age” by Judith Jesch. Dr. Jesch is Reader in Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham, England and the author of numerous studies of the Viking Age and Old Norse literature. This book is a. Description: Well illustrated, closely supported and fascinatingGUARD This is the first book-the length of the study in English to investigate what women did not have at the time of the Vikings, both at home, in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to of their lives are fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions.


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The Narrative Voice in Woven Tapestries. Author: Lena Elisabeth Norrman; Publisher: N.A ISBN: N.A Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» At first glance, several literary portrayals of Viking Age women represent them as kings, as warriors, and as inciters of violence, which seems to contradict the image of the passive, housebound female figure.

Technically, women couldn’t even be Vikings. As Judith Jesch, author of “Women in the Viking Age” (), has pointed out, the Old Norse word “vikingar” only applied to men, usually to.

“What a wonderful book. For the first time readers can understand the importance of the Valkyries in the Viking Age and see the impact these mythical women had more broadly on culture and society in the early medieval world.

The scholarship is excellent, interpretation thorough, yet the writing style is accessible/5(12). “What a wonderful book. For the first time readers can understand the importance of the Valkyries in the Viking Age and see the impact these mythical women had more broadly on culture and society in the early medieval world.

The scholarship is excellent, interpretation thorough, yet the writing style is accessible. Women in the Viking Age by Judith Jesch is a detailed and informative publication that discusses women during the Viking Age through the close examination of a vast amount of resources.

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This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia.

Evidence for their lives is fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions, place names and personal names, foreign /5().

GUARDIANThis is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia.

Evidence for their lives is fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions, place names and personal names.

Well-illustrated, closely argued and fascinating. GUARDIAN This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia.

Evidence for their lives is fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions, place names and personal names 4/5(1). Female figures in the art of the Viking age ; Sexuality, wisdom and heroism: female figures in Norse myth and legend ; Women and skaldic poetry ; The audience of Viking age poetry --Warrior woman to nun: looking back at Viking women.

Warrior women ; Old Norse literature ; Women. InDNA analysis confirmed that the person was female, the so-called Birka female Viking warrior, but others, including scholar of the Vikings Judith Jesch, say that conclusion is premature.

Historical accounts. There are few historical attestations that Viking Age women took part in warfare. Women in the Viking Age explores anunfamiliar aspect of medieval history and offers a new perspective on Viking society, very different from the traditional picture of a violent and male-dominated world.

JUDITH JESCH is Reader in Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham/5(29). By far the largest chapter in “Women in the Viking Age” chronicles how women appear in art, myth and poetry. This is the heart of the book. Jesch recounts how women appear in the Oseberg tapestry which was found in the Oseberg burial ship, a grave holding the bodies of two women who seem to have been wealthy and had great influence.

Women in the Viking Age. Legends of the valkyries and sagas telling of shield maidens have long been doubted by experts. In a DNA study of a Viking warrior grave claimed the deceased was actually female.