Feud in the Icelandic Saga

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  • Paperback
  • 300 pages
  • Feud in the Icelandic Saga
  • Jesse L. Byock
  • English
  • 20 April 2018
  • 0520082591

About the Author: Jesse L. Byock

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Feud in the Icelandic Saga Feud stands at the core of the Old Icelandic sagas Jesse Byock shows how the dominant concern of medieval Icelandic society the channeling of violence into accepted patterns of feud and the regulation of conflict is reflected in the narrative of the family sagas and the Sturlunga saga compilation This comprehensive study of narrative structure demonstrates that the sagas are complex expressions of medieval social thought. Free Read eBook Feud in the Icelandic Saga by Jesse L. Byock – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Feud in the Icelandic Saga

  1. Jim says:

    There is no author in the English speaking world with such a firm grasp on the subject of Icelandic saga and its background than UCLA Professor Jesse L Byock Feud in the Icelandic Saga is the first volume of his Icelandic trilogy, the other volumes being Medieval Iceland and Viking Age Iceland All are authoritative, informative, and well written.Feud in the Icelandic Saga is perhaps the most academic of the three, but at the same time, it is perhaps the most useful as a guide to analyzing w There is no author in the English speaking world with such a firm grasp on the subject of Icelandic saga and its background than UCLA Professor Jesse L Byock Feud in the Icelandic Saga is the first volume of his Icelandic trilogy, the other volumes being Medieval Iceland and Viking Age Iceland All are authoritative, informative, and well written.Feud in the Icelandic Saga is perhaps the most academic of the three, but at the same time, it is perhaps the most useful as a guide to analyzing what makes the individual sagas tick Particularly interesting is that Byock does not stop at the Sagas of Icelanders, but also...

  2. Bruce says:

    This is a work of literary criticism However, using the Icelandic Sagas the author develops an idea of what Early Icelandic society and government was like Iceland was the first trans marine from Europe and its location allowed it to develop its own governing system differing from those in Europe There were no wars with external enemies nor regional wars on the island However, there were feuds between individuals and families The Sagas provide a glimpse of the means of re...

  3. Kate says:

    Intriguing argument for the way that feuds, and the laws governing them, in the saga tales of Free State Iceland were indicative if not mirror reflective of the way that that society worked at the time Well written and interesting, with a lot of useful information about the time period in general.