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Grágás is the Icelandic law code that exists in several editions. This is the edition found in Codex Regius.

Bibliographic reference for most recent printing:
'Grágás: Konungsbók genoptrykt efter Vilhjálmur Finsens udgave 1852', ed. by…
The Early Middle Ages, 284--1000 (HIST 210)

In the first part of this lecture, Professor Freedman discusses the emergence of the Vikings from Scandinavia in the ninth and tenth centuries. The Vikings were highly adaptive, raiding (the…

This video is about Jesse Byock's interdisciplinary research in Iceland. The material discuss the use of sagas, history and archaeology in the Mosfell Valley in Iceland. The Mosfell Archaeological Project is an international…

A Viking variation on the common 'Always be yourself unless...' statement, seen in an Icelandic souvenir shop.
A modern interpretation of Atlakviða as a silent movie.

Námsefni ÍSL 303
Þetta er sagan af græðgi, sorg, ást og SPRENGINGUM!

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Brief overview of the voyages that Auðr/Unnr djúp(a)uðga Ketilsdóttir made in various sources that relate about her. With Google Maps images of the locations mentioned.

Book Review of "Urmutter Unn. Geschriften um altnordische Frauen" ('Foremother Unn. History of an Old-Norse woman') by Lydia Kath.

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A discussion of the naming of ships in medieval and modern times after the Viking Age woman Auður djúpúðga in Iceland.

In one section of the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm representing the Viking period, Swedish women are represented in one individual display case by a great number of keys found in various archaeological digs. Keys are everyday and familiar…

Nancie Marie Brown's blog about Viking Age and modern Iceland.

Emily Lethbridge's blog of how she travelled around Iceland reading the sagas at the locations where they took place.

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Child's depiction of a Viking helmet with a reference to Dýrafjörður in the Ísafjarðarbær municipality. Located in central Ísafjörður, Iceland.

A book review of the modern take on Auðr/Unnr djúp(a)úðga's story entitled 'Audssoga om "Aud den Djuptenkte." En historisk roman' by Anders Syltevik.

Sculpture in front of a house in Ísafjörður, which may be a representation of a high-seat pillar. Any information gratefully received!

Andrey Korovin (Moscow State Pedagogical University), ‘ Thorvald Kondrason as a Saga Hero and the Main Character in a Historical Novel’. Chaired by Alison Killilea. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25…

Carl Phelpstead (Cardiff University), ‘ Past and Present Identities in Margaret Elphinstone’ s Islanders’. Chaired by Dieuwke la Roi. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Matthew Driscoll (University of Copenhagen/Ulster University), ‘ Stories for all time: The Icelandic Fornaldarsögur’. Chaired by Orla Murphy. Presentation at the IRC-Funded Conference ''Rediscovering the Vikings', UCC, 25 Nov. 2016.

Crowberry Liqueur, produced by Reykjavik Distillery. The description of the product begins 'Are you looking for a real Viking experience...'
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