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Kings and warriors in early north-west Europe / Jan Erik Rekdal & Charles Doherty, editors.

Other author/creatorRekdal, Jan Erik, 1951- editor.
Other author/creatorDoherty, Charles, 1947- editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Dublin : Four Courts Press Ltd, 2016.
Description480 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Living with war: poets and the Welsh experience c.600-1300 / Marged Haycock -- Warrior and king in early Ireland / Cahrels Doherty -- The medieval king: Christian king and fearless warrior / Jan Erik Rekdal -- Monsters of the tribe: berserk fury, shapeshifting and social disfunction in Táin Bó Cúailng, Egils saga and Hrólfs saga kraka / Ralph O'Connor -- Warrior time / Morgan Thomas Davies -- The low men on the totem pole: warriors and rulers in Old Norse texts from c.1200 / Ian Beuermann -- Óláfr Haraldsson, king, warrior and saint: presentations of King Óláfr Haraldsson the Saint in medieval poetry and prose / Jon Gunnar Jorgensen -- The role and identity of the warrior: self-reflection and awareness in Old Norse literary and social spaces / Stefka G. Eriksen.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 433-465) and index.
ISBN9781846825019 hardback
ISBN1846825016 hardback

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