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  • The Classical Barbarian in the Íslendingasögur 

    Norman, William Hereward (2018-07-20)
    The Íslendingasögur, written in Iceland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, primarily describe the lives of Icelanders during the tenth and eleventh centuries. Many of these lives involve encounters with foreign ...
  • A Count of Days: The Life Course in Old English Poetry 

    Soper, Harriet Clementine (Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge, 2018-07-20)
    This thesis investigates the representation of the human life course in Old English poetry. It attends to constructions of the lifespan as a durational unit, as well as the ‘stages’ or discrete age-related experiences which ...
  • Remembering the 'Old North' in Ninth- and Tenth-Century Wales 

    Thomas, Rebecca
    Abstract: This article takes a fresh look at how the memory of the ‘Old North’ was used and reshaped in early medieval Welsh sources. Although their value as historical evidence for the northern kingdoms is uncertain, these ...
  • The Identity and International Relations of Orkney and Dublin in the long Eleventh Century 

    Ellis, Caitlin (2018-05-19)
    This thesis investigates the concept of ‘diaspora’ as it applies to the Scandinavian settlements of Orkney and Dublin in the eleventh century. Comparative analysis identifies how key differences in the settlements’ location ...

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