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Feud in the Icelandic Saga free pdf This study demonstrates how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society - the channelling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict - is reflected in the narrative of the sagas. It explores how the sagas are complex expressions of medieval social thought.

About Jesse L. Byock

Jesse Byock is Professor of Old Norse and Scandinavian Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles and author of Medieval Iceland (California, 1988) and translator of The Saga of the Volsungs (California, 1990).

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Author : Jesse L. Byock
Publisher : University of California Press
Data Published : 09 March 1993
ISBN : 0520082591
EAN : 9780520082595
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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