Eastern Way IV - Gamla Uppsala- 2 mins
Eastern Way IV - Gamla Uppsala
In this episode we are going to explore the rise of a major center of political, economic and religious life in the land of the Svear - the magnate’s residence at Gamla Uppsala.
Along the way, we’ll discuss monumental burial mounds, systems of iron age land-rights and the deaths of many, many kings.
I hope you enjoy.
The Emergence of Rus 750 - 1200 by Simon Franklin and Jonathan Shepard
The Age of the Vikings by Anders Winroth
The Baltic Region, Russia, Byzantium and the Caliphate in The Vikings by Else Roesdahl. Translated by Kristen Williams and Susan Margeson
Chapter 6 - Across the Baltic in The Vikings: A history by Robert Ferguson
Part V: The Vikings in the East in The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings by John Haywood
Scandinavians in European Russia by Thomas S. Noonan in The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings edited by Peter Sawyer
The Viking Age in Finland by Torsten Edgren in The Viking World edited by Stefan Brink in collaboration with Neil Price
The Vikings and the Eastern Baltic by Heiki Valk in The Viking World edited by Stefan Brink in collaboration with Neil Price
The Viking Rus and Byzantium by Jonathan Shepard in The Viking World edited by Stefan Brink in collaboration with Neil Price
Ancient Scandinavia by T. Douglas Price
Heimskringla I translated by Anthony Faulkes and Alison Finley.
Prose Edda translated by Jesse Byock
Poetic Edda translated by Carolyn Larrington
Dating Two Royal Mounds of Old Uppsala by John Ljungkvist
Gamla Uppsala – the emergence of a centre and a magnate complex by John Ljungkvist and Per Frölund
Gamla Uppsala — Structural Development of a Centre in Middle Sweden by John Ljungkvist, Per Frölund · Hans Götheberg and Daniel Löwenborg
(Ancient Scandinavia and An Arena for Higher Powers, both of which are cited in the ‘General’ Section were also essential resources for the reconstruction of Gamla Uppsala we explored in this episode.)
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