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Journal of Current Swedish Archaeology
Current Swedish Archaeology (CSA) is an open-source, peer-reviewed journal focusing primarily on the interpretation of the archaeological record and on archaeology as social practice.
Icelandic Saga Database
The Icelandic Saga Database is an online resource dedicated to the digital publication of the Sagas of the Icelanders — a large body of medieval literature which forms the foundation of the Icelandic literary tradition.
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The Skaldic Project
An international project to edit the corpus of medieval Norse-Icelandic skaldic poetry. Skalds, manuscripts, key words, versus, and poems are archived, and searchable.
The Osteological remains from Frösö Church in Jämtland, have been re-analyzed in order to understand the Viking Age rituals at the site and to study the blót, the Old Norse sacrifice and feast. Radiocarbon analyses of animal and human bones date the ritu...
This paper addresses a category of archaeological remains or monuments called “field labyrinths”. These monuments are often described as “mysterious” monuments since little is known about when or why they were created, and what their inherent meaning i...
Professor Neil Price delivers the third of three lectures, September 27, 2012, focusing on the fundamental role that narrative, storytelling and dramatisation played in the mindset of the Viking Age (8th-11th centuries), occupying a crucial place not only in t...
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“Odin in His High Seat”: The Figure Found at Lejre
((Odroerir: The Heathen Journal decided to add yet another feature to our site. We will be showcasing short blurbs, video clips, and even preserving our facebook posts which contain quotes or interesting information under a category which we have decided to name Mimir. We just thought it would be catchy to name the place where we […]...
Creativity & Art
ONCE ON A TIME there was a king who ruled a newly settled farmstead. He had many hundred sheep, many hundred goats, many hundred cattle, and many hundred horses he had too. Silver and gold he had in great heaps. But for all of that, he was so given to grie...
It was a nice warm early fall day and I was basking on top of Rattlesnake Mountain. It’s one of the easier climbs in the state, something you could do in a few hours and then still make it to the party you had to go to later that day. Or something like that ...
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