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Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion
In Merovingian and Viking Scandinavia
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Questions relating to the theme of materiality and lived religion are posed in this book, including:
- What do myths tell us about the material culture of the periods in which they were narrated?
- What role did myths or mythical beings play in connection to, for instance, illnesses and remedies during the Viking Period and the Middle Ages?
- How did ordinary people experience participation in a more formal sacrifi cial feast led by ritual specialists?
The editors of this book are all associated with the Department of Ethnology, History of Religions and Genders Studies at Stockholm University, Sweden.
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Klas Wikstrm af Edholm is doctoral student in History of Religions at bo Akademi University. His current research focuses on the occurrence of human sacrifices in Old Norse religion.
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5563-4065 Peter Jackson Rova is Professor of the History of Religions at Stockholm University. Among his recent publications are the two edited volumes Transforming Warriors: The ritual Organization of Military Force (with Peter Haldn) (Routledge 2016) and Philosophy and the End of Sacrifice: Disengaging Ritual in Ancient India, Greece and Beyond (with Anna-Pya Sjdin) (Equinox 2016).
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0742-6640 Andreas Nordberg is Associate Professor of History of Religions at Stockholm University, and archaeologist. His research focuses on religion in ancient Scandinavia.
introduction (andreas nordberg, klas wikström af edholm and olof sundqvist)
Part I: MYTHS AND TEXTS
gold is red: Sigurðarkviða en skamma 49-50 (Merrill Kaplan)
Response by Agneta Ney
halls, gods, and giants: the enigma of gullveig in óðinn’s hall (tommy kuusela)
Response by Eldar Heide
mercury – wotan – óðinn: one or many? (jens peter schjødt)
Response by Peter Jackson Rova
PART II: MYTHS AND PICTURES
myth on stone and tapestry: ragnarøk in pictures? (anders hultgård)
Response by John Lindow
ormhäxan , dragons, parturition and tradition (stephen mitchell)
Response by Judy Quinn
re-interpretations of gotlandic picture stones based on the reflectance transformation imaging method (rti): some examples (sigmund oehrl)
Response by Anne-Sofie Gräslund
gold foil figures and norse mythology: fact and fiction? (margrethe watt)
Response by Olof Sundqvist
PART III: MYTHS AND LIVED RELIGION
finitude: human and animal sacrifice in a norse setting (christina fredengren and camilla löfqvist)
Response by Klas Wikström af Edholm
understanding embodiment through lived religion: a look at vernacular physiologies in an old norse milieu (frog)
Response by Margaret Clunies Ross
animals and the Blót in the Old Norse Sources and Ritual Depositions of Bones from Archaeological Sites (Ola Magnell)
Response by Kristin Armstrong Oma
configurations of religion in late iron age and viking age scandinavia (andreas nordberg)
Response by Maths Bertell
tangible religion: amulets, illnesses, and the demonic seven sisters (rudolf simek)
Response by Olof Sundqvist
what does óðinn do to the Túnriðor? An Interpretation of Hávamál 155 (Frederik Wallenstein)
Response by Terry Gunnell