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Schorn's thesis on Old Norse wisdom poetry. The thesis is downloadable at the link for this item.

Schorn, B. E. (2012). 'How can his word be trusted?': speaker and authority in Old Norse wisdom poetry (doctoral thesis).
The following clip shows an attempt at reconstructing a Viking Age shield boss (type R564). The purpose of the forging was to better understand the various steps involved in shield boss construction processes by experimental archaeology.

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The Centre for the Study of the Viking Age is a research centre within the School of English at the University of Nottingham.

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Breen's PhD thesis on the Old Norse berserkr. The thesis itself is not available to view online but the link provides details of how to view it.

Breen, G. J. (1999). Berserkr in Old Norse and Icelandic literature. (doctoral thesis).

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A website with translations and texts relating to Old Norse literature and Norse mythology. The website primarily links to other websites, but it does also include original material.

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The Gersum Project, funded by the AHRC, aims to understand Scandinavian influence on English vocabulary by examining the origins of up to 1,600 words in a corpus of Middle English poems from the North of England.

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Project Andvari is an international collaborative project designed to create a free digital portal that will provide integrated access to collections of northern European art and artifacts of the early medieval period (4th–12th centuries).

Dictionary of Old Norse Prose
Ordbog over det norrøne prosasprog

Online dictionary of Old Norse

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An article interviewing Anna Kjellström and Elise Naumann about the treatment of Viking slaves in burials.

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An article about honour and law in the Viking Age.

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The RMMC Network brings together researchers, including postgraduate students, in the fields of, for instance, History, Viking Studies, Medieval Studies, Runology, Art History, History of Religion, Archaeology, and Historical Linguistics with the…

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Menota is a network of archives, libraries and research departments working with medieval texts and manuscript facsimilies. The website links to numerous resources related to this topic.

A news story that discusses how the genetic mutation that permits a horse to 'pace' first arose in early medieval England and was spread to Iceland and other places by the Vikings.

"Stories for all time"
Stories for all time is a research project based at the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nordic research (Nordisk Forskningsinstitut). It aims to survey the transmission history of the Fornaldarsögur Norðurlanda or legendary sagas.

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The article describes how the authors performed a network analysis of the Íslendinga sögur to gather quantitative information on interrelationships between characters and to compare saga society to other social networks.

Mac Carron, P. & Kenna,…

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The website for the Melting Pot project which proposes to use cutting-edge techniques to study how food and cooking were used to forge social relationships in Viking-Age Britain.

This website provides a general synthesis of data about early medieval combs, including Viking and Viking Age combs.

Cite this as: S. Ashby 2011 'An Atlas of Medieval Combs from Northern Europe', Internet Archaeology 30.…

Archive of papers given at International Saga Conferences since 1971

The Yggdrasil Mobility Programme is a research grant for international PhD students and young researchers to fund research stays in Norway. The programme is currently suspended.

It demonstrates the use of the World-Tree symbolism in an initiative…
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