The Twelfth International Saga Conference

The Twelfth International Saga Conference
Bonn
28 July—2 August 2003

Scandinavia and Christian Europe in the Middle Ages

Scandinavia and Christian Europe in the Middle Ages: Papers of the 12th International Saga Conference, Bonn/Germany, 28th July—2nd August 2003, ed. Rudolf Simek & Judith Meurer (Bonn, 2005).

  1. Sirpa Aalto: Alienness in Heimskringla: Special emphasis on the Finnar.
  2. Ármann Jakobsson: Two old ladies at Þváttá and history from below in the fourteenth century.
  3. Sverre Bagge: Receiving, importing or producing culture? Research plan for the CoE on periphery and centre in Medieval Europe.
  4. Geraldine Barnes: The drama of faith west of Iceland.
  5. Simonette Battista: Old Norse hagiography and the question of the Latin sources.
  6. Bergljót S. Kristjánsdóttir: Gunnlogi and Hræfrakki: Two ditties in the shorter version of the Saga of Gísli.
  7. Régis Boyer: Bishop Guðmundr, once more!
  8. Kersti Bruvoll: An Old Norse version of the legend of St. Margaret of Antioch.
  9. Trine Buhl: Premises of literary history: On genre and narrative modes in the sagas.
  10. Aleksandr Busygin: Sverrir and St Óláfr: Symbology of power in a saga dream.
  11. Jesse Byock et al.: The Mosfell archaelogical project 2002 excavation.
  12. David Clark: An eye for an eye?: The Church and revenge in saga literature.
  13. Margaret Clunies Ross: Christian skaldic rhetoric in Einarr Gilsson’s Selkolluvísur.
  14. Margaret Clunies Ross and Tarrin Wills: The skaldic project.
  15. James Cochrane: Saying goodbye to the old religion: Dreaming of the rejected object of worship.
  16. Carla Del Zotto: Vom rex iustus zum Märtyrer: Das Heldenparadigma der christlichen Könige zwischen Hagiographie und Geschichte in den mittelalterlichen Quellen über die Bekehrung Skandinaviens..
  17. M. J. Driscoll: Postcards from the edge: An overview og marginalia in Icelandic manuscripts.
  18. Alison Finlay: The garter of St Óláfr: Links between poets and kings.
  19. Roberta Fransk: Málsháttakvæði: A Norse poem from medieval Orkney.
  20. Kari Ellen Gade: Norse attacks on England and Arnórr Jarlaskald’s Þórfinnsdrápa.
  21. Richard Gaskins: Network dynamics in saga and society.
  22. Galina Glazyrina: On Heliopolis in Yngvars saga víðfǫrla.
  23. Gottskálk Þ. Jensson: The Latin fragments of Þorláks saga helga and their classical context.
  24. Guðrún Nordal: Ars metrica and the composition of Egils saga.
  25. Terry Gunnell: Höf, höll, goð(ar) and dvergar: Ritual space in the pagan Icelandic skáli.
  26. Elena Gurevich: On a narrative device in some Íslendinga þættir.
  27. Natalya Yu. Gvozdetskaya: Sanctity of a Christian king in Heimskringla in narratological perspective.
  28. Jan Ragnar Hagland: On Rǫgnvalds þáttr ok Rauðs in Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta and elsewhere.
  29. Anna Hansen: The precocious child: A difficult thirteenth-century Icelandic saga ideal.
  30. Helgi Þorláksson: Guðveldi og samtímasögur á 13. öld.
  31. Bengt Holmström: Kring Skotkonungs landamäre.
  32. Tatjana N. Jackson and Alexander V. Podossinov: The famous landvættir episode (ÓlTrygg33): A paradox of Icelandic religious consciousness?
  33. Henrik Janson: What made the pagans pagans?
  34. Judith Jesch: Old and new in Markús Skeggjason’s Eiríksdrápa.
  35. Jón Hnefill Aðalsteinsson: Sonatorrek: Religious ideas and preservation.
  36. Bengt R. Jonsson: Erik den Helige: Gammalt helgon i ny belysning.
  37. Marianne Kalinke: Hendreks saga og Kunegundis and conselsuality in marriage.
  38. John Kennedy: Scholarly book reviewing in the field of saga studies: Recent patterns and trends.
  39. Henning Kure: In the beginning was the scream: Conceptual thought in the Old Norse myth and the pagan past.
  40. Carolyne Larrington: Diet, defecation and the devil: Disgust and the pagan past.
  41. Annette Lassen: Gud eller djævel? Kristningen af Odin.
  42. Anatoly Liberman: Berserkir: A double legend.
  43. Lars Lönnroth: The transformation of literary genres in Iceland form orality to literacy.
  44. Inne Matyushina: On the imagery and style of riddarasögur.
  45. Bernadine McCreesh: An examination of the prophecy motif in Old Icelandic literature.
  46. John McKinnell: Völuspá and the feast of Easter (summary and examples).
  47. John Megaard: The man who did not write the Edda: Sæmundr fróði and the birth of Icelandic literature.
  48. Tomoaki Mizuno: Ring composition and circular narrative structure in Eddie poems.
  49. Gunnar Nordanskog: The Volsung legend in Norwegian stave church portals — meaningless decoration or conscious use?
  50. Richard North: Völuspá and the Book of Revelation.
  51. Ólafía Einarsdóttir: Olaf Tryggvason — Rex Norwegiae 994-999: Christian ethics versus Teutonic heroism.
  52. Carl Phelpstead: Masculinity and sexuality in sagas of Scandinavian royal saints.
  53. Rosemary Power: Monks and politics in the Norse kingdom of the Isles.
  54. Kees Samplonius: Glaðr Eggþér: Loki’s finest hour, or an outcast’s relief? Notes on the imagery of Vsp. 42-43.
  55. Jens Peter Schjødt: Oðinn’s rolle og funktion i den nordiske mytologi.
  56. Rolf Stavnem: Hvad er en sannkenning? Om en tvivlsom passage i Tredje Grammatiske Afhandling.
  57. Daniel Sävborg: Medelhavskulturen och eddadiktningens forhistoria.
  58. Matthew Townend: Like father, like son? Glælognskviða and the Anglo-Danish cult of saints.
  59. Úlfar Bragason: Sturlunga’s text of Prestssaga Guðmundar góða.
  60. Jens Ulff-Møller: The arithmetic in the royal land taxation of Iceland.
  61. Fjodor B. Uspenskij: Christliche und heidnische Namen im mittelalterlichen Skandinavien: Magnus als Name für ein illegitimes Kind des Herrschers.
  62. Vilmos Voigt: Hungarian glances to hagiography and the cult of saints in Scandinavia and in England.
  63. Tarrin Wills: Theories of the antiquity of runes.
  64. Kirsten Wolf: Kirkjubæjarbók: Codex AM 429 12mo.
  65. Yelena Sesselja Helgadottir: Men’s laments: Christianization and the image of masculinity.
  66. Kristel Zilmer: Representations of intercultural communication in the Sagas of Icelanders.
  67. Anton Zimmerling: Bishop Guðmundr in Sturla Þórðarson’s Íslendinga saga: The cult of saints or the cult of personalities.

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