COA14b - Creating the Icelanders- 1 min
Creating the Icelanders
In this episode - the second of two parts - we explore the continued Christianization of Iceland in the 1100s with a particular focus on the development of literate culture and the implications of this new culture on Icelandic Society. Today, we explore how the written laws, language and history of this period worked to create the idea of the Icelanders as a distinct and unique people.
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Grágás I the Codex Regius of Grágás with material from other manuscripts. translated by Dennis, A., Foote, P., & Perkins, R. M.
Grágás II the Codex regius of Grágás, with material from other manuscripts. translated by Dennis, A., Foote, P., & Perkins, R. M.
Íslendingabók & Kristni Saga translated by Siân Grønlie.
Hungrvaka translated by Camilla Basset.
Viking Age Iceland by Jesse Byock.
The Christianization of Iceland: Priests, Power, and Social Change 1000-1300 by Orri Vesteinsson
Power and Conversion — A Comparative Study of Christianization in Scandinavia by Alexandra Sanmark.
From Orality to Literacy in Medieval Iceland by Judy Quinn. In Old Icelandic Literature in Society edited by Margaret Clunies Ross.
Social institutions and belief systems of medieval Iceland (c. 870-1400) and their relations to literary production by Preben Meulengracht Sørensen, translated by Margaret Clunies Ross. In Old Icelandic Literature in Society edited by Margaret Clunies Ross.
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