Celtic-Norse Relationships in the Irish Sea in the Middle Ages 800-1200

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BRILL, Nov 29, 2013 - History - 242 pages
This collection of papers offers views of the interation and interdependence of Celtic and Norse populations in the the Irish Sea region in the period 800 A.D.-1200 A.D., bringing together the work of historians, archaeologists, art- and religious-historians and philologists
 

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Contents

Vikings Settlements in Ireland before 1014
1
Names for the Vikings in Irish Annals
23
Saints Cults and GaelicScandinavian Influence around the Cumberland Coast and North of the Solway Firth
39
The Kingdom of Man and the Earldom of OrkneySome Comparisons
65
Why was There No Native Royal Martyr in Man and the Isles?
81
Slavery Power and Cultural Identity in the Irish Sea Region 10661171
97
Pagan Myth and Christian Doctrine
109
Ceramic and Cultural Change in the Hebrides AD 5001300
119
HomelandStrange LandNew Land Material and Theoretical Aspects of Defining Norse Identity in the Viking Age
151
Viking Weapons in Irish Wetlands
171
The English and the Irish Sea
187
Index
215
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