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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,…

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.…

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

Dictionary of Old Norse Prose
Ordbog over det norrøne prosasprog

Online dictionary of Old Norse
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.

This has…

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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.

Hurstwic, LLC provides training services and related merchandise related to the research and practice of Viking-age combat as embodied in the innovative Hurstwic® Viking Combat Training system
Hurstwic recently conducted some rowing experiments aboard a reproduction Viking ship to learn more about how Viking-age sailors may have rowed their ships. The data collected from our measurement devices allows us to form some speculative…

Archive of papers given at International Saga Conferences since 1971

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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.

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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.

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Norwegian researchers have finally been able to open the tomb of descendants of the Viking leader Hrólfr (Rollo). They plan to find out if Rollo was the same as Hrólfr from Møre. If he is, this would mean that the British royal family originated…

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.

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

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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).

"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 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…

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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