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Routledge Revivals: Medieval Scandinavia (1993)

An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

Edited by Phillip Pulsiano, Kirsten Wolf


770 pages

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First published in 1993, Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia covers every aspect of the region 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. Written by a team of expert contributors, the encyclopedia offers those who lack command of the various Scandinavian languages a basic tool for the study of Medieval Scandinavia from roughly the Migration Period to the Reformation.

With full-page maps, useful supplementary photos, cross-references and a comprehensive index, this work will be 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.

Table of Contents

Map; Preface; Contributors; The Encyclopedia; Index

About the Editors

Phillip Pulsiano is late Professor of English at Villanova University.

Kirsten Wolf is Professor and Torger Thompson Chair at University of Wisconsin, Madison. She joined the Department in the fall of 2001, where she teaches a variety of courses on Old Norse-Icelandic language and literature and Scandinavian linguistics.

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period.

First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and Gender, Archaeology, Islamic and Jewish Civilization and Science, Technology and Medicine, as well as a number of regions including Italy, Scandinavia, France, England and the Middle East.

Written by leading experts in the field, these reference works will be valuable resources not only to students and scholars of the middle ages, but also those studying a number of humanities and social sciences. They are also accessible to general and introductory readers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Medieval
HISTORY / Europe / Scandinavia