Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Author Archives: Paul Mortimer

An Eye for Odin? Divine Role-Playing in the Age of Sutton Hoo.

 
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This paper presents some new observations concerning the construction of the Sutton Hoo helmet, as a  point of entry to a wider discussion of pre-Christian religious and ideological links across Scandinavia. It will be argued that in certain circumstances and locations, such as the firelit interior of the hall, the wearer of the helmet was seen as both […]