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Viking friendship : the social bond in Iceland and Norway, c. 900-1300 / Jón Viðar Sigurðsson.

Author:
Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, 1958- [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017]
Description:
183 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-178) and index.
Contents:
Friendship : the most important social bond in Iceland in the period (c. 870-1260) -- Friendship between chieftains : 'to his friend a man should be a friend, and repay gifts with gifts' -- Kings and their friends -- Clerics and friendship -- Jobs and other friends of the gods -- Kinsmen and friends : 'let there be a fjord between kinsmen, but a bay between friends' -- Friendship loses its power : political changes in the second half of the 13th century -- Pragmatic friendship.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781501705779 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1501705776
LCCN:
2016039393
OCLC:
957554825
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