Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia
Phillip Pulsiano, Kirsten Wolf
Taylor & Francis, 1993 - History - 768 pages
This classic resource on the world of the Sagas is now back in print. With full-page maps and useful supplementary photos, this acclaimed encyclopedia covers every aspect of Scandinavia during the Middle Ages, including rulers and saints, overviews of the countries, religion, education, politics and law, culture and material life, history, literature, and art. A valuable and absorbing volume for students of the Norse sagas, the Viking age, and Old English history and literature, and for anyone interested in the cultural and historical heritage of Scandinavia. Includes cross-references and comprehensive index.
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