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Medieval Arctic Norway

  • 287 Pages
  • 4.80 MB
  • English
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Excavations (Archaeology) -- Norway, Northern., Sami (European people) -- Norway, Northern -- History., Archaeology, Medieval., Norway, Northern -- Antiqui


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StatementPrzemysław Urbańczyk.
ContributionsInstytut Historii Kultury Materialnej (Polska Akademia Nauk)
LC ClassificationsDL576.N95 U7 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p., [12] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1477156M
ISBN 108390021307
LC Control Number93142533

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Institute of the History of Material Culture, Polish Academy of Sciences. Medieval Arctic Norway Paperback – by Przemyslaw Urbanczyk (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — Author: Przemyslaw Urbanczyk. Cod, Herring and Medieval Sea Fishing and Baltic seas as well as the waters off Arctic Norway. The book is divided into two parts.

The first part entitled “Perspectives from History and Settlement Archaeology” holds presentation of the different geographical regions and areas: the Baltic, Britain, Norway, Iceland, and Ireland each gets.

Norway's coastline rose from glaciation with the end of the last glacial period ab B.C. The first immigration took place during this period as the Norwegian coast offered good conditions for sealing, fishing, and hunting.

They were nomadic and by B.C they were already settled at sed ice receding from B.C. caused settlement along the entire coastline. “This book is a model for producing a coherent and valuable book from a conference.” Christopher Dyer, School of Archaeology & ancient History, University of Leicester “Despite the large range, the volume has great coherence, expertly walking the reader through the key issues and providing insights into marine fisheries on a pan-European scale.5/5(1).

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The Medieval Warm Period (MWP) was a time of warm climate from about – AD, when global temperatures were somewhat warmer than at present. Temperatures in the GISP2 ice core were about 2°F (1°C) warmer than modern temperatures (Fig. The effects of the warm period were particularly evident in Europe, where grain crops.

The northern light appears in a belt, or an oval, which is situated above the Earth in a regular position in relation to the sun. The lights will usually be visible over mainland Northern Norway during the night and over Svalbard during the daytime.

When solar activity increases, the northern lights can also be seen further south in Norway. Early Medieval Tunic recreated in Norway A few years ago, the oldest known piece of clothing ever discovered in Norway, a tunic dating from the Iron Age, was found on a glacier in Breheimen.

Now about to be reconstructed using Iron Age textile techniques, it. The church holds some medieval relics, including a Madonna statue froma crucifix fromand a font cover from The church’s prize possession is.

Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy has inspired countless thinkers and writers since it was first published almost years ago. Here, Dante scholar and author Nick Havely picks the best five books on how one medieval poet had such a lasting impact on world literature, and how Dante’s vitality transmits into modern culture.

Norway is situated on the western side of the Scandinavian peninsula, which it shares with its eastern neighbor, Sweden. The North Sea borders the country on the west, and the Barent Sea lies to the north. Spitsbergen, a group of islands four hundred miles to the north in. Take a front-row seat for nature’s own theater, voyaging above the Arctic Circle to learn about the Arctic night sky and the luminous green curtains of the northern lights, the Aurora Borealis.

With an astronomy expert, sail along Norway’s coast during polar nights when the sun doesn’t make it over the horizon and snow-clad mountains. Norway's Medieval Wooden Churches Look Plucked From a Fairy Tale Meet the Insane Surfers Who Travel to the Arctic Ocean to Catch a Wave Norway: Photos From Our Readers.

Insect faunas from medieval Langenes in Arctic Norway. In book: Proceedings from the 8th Nordic conference on the application of scientific methods in archaeology, UmeåPublisher: Umeå.

The Centrality of Small Islands in Arctic Norway From the Viking Age to Recent Historic Period Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 11(2) January Author: Stephen Wickler. Aristocracy of Norway refers to modern and medieval aristocracy in onally, there have been economical, political, and military élites that—relating to the main lines of Norway's history—are generally accepted as nominal predecessors of the aforementioned.

Since the 16th century, modern aristocracy is known as nobility (Norwegian: adel). Nordland Railroad is the longest railway in Norway and follows a mile route from Trondheim to Bodø. The journey includes views of lakes and rivers, fjords and glaciers, as well as bountiful farmlands and lush forests.

In the Saltfjellet mountain range, the Nordland Railroad crosses the Arctic Circle. This train is one of the few in the. This ought to kill the “Arctic Methane Time Bomb” myth once and for all.

If the Arctic of the Medieval Warm Period, the Holocene Climatic Optimum, and Sangamonian (Eemian, MIS 5e) were respectively 1°C, °C and 5°C warmer than the “Anthropocene CAGW,” that time bomb is a dud. Vaks et al., is the final nail in the coffin.

Norway's kings are crowned at the ancient Nidaros Cathedral. Scandinavia's largest medieval building, the cathedral was erected over the grave of St. Olaf (also spelled Olav), the Viking king. Trondheim is the popular stopover for travelers from Oslo to destinations north of the Arctic Circle.

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Experience life in the Arctic Circle and feast like a Viking on our thirteen day tour. This interdisciplinary book combines history, archaeology and zooarchaeology to discover the chronology, causes and consequences of these fisheries.

It crosscuts traditional temporal and geographical boundaries, ranging from the Migration Period through the Middle Ages into early modern times, and from Iceland to Estonia, Arctic Norway to Belgium.

During the Civil war in Norway, Sverresborg was the location of numerous battles. The castle fell to the Baglers and was ruined. However, was reconstructed by Håkon Jarl.

The site was again fortified in by King Håkon Håkonsson after being damaged in the fire. The medieval castle endured until the midth century but fell to ruin Author: Abhijeet Roy.

This collection of ten papers investigates the Norse colonization of the North Atlantic region, starting with Viking expansion in Arctic Norway and ending with a discussion of the longterm implications of medieval Scandinavian exploration of the New World.

Each chapter provides a short regional synthesis of the archaeological evidence and, where appropriate, addresses three interrelated themes. This project also incorporated my own fieldwork in locations including Greenland, Arctic Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Orkney, Rome, and Istanbul.

Through my work on historical landscapes and geographies (real and imagined) I became General Editor of the Brepols book. W miles of coastline and 1, fjords, Norway’s coastline is said to offer the most beautiful sea voyage in the world and we’ll back them up on that.

Beginning our journey from Bergen, we passed medieval cities to timeless fishing villages, glaciated mountains to wildlife-rich archipelagos. This is a multidisciplinary programme designed to coordinate research into medieval North Norway and its place in a wider regional, national and international context.

Likewise, I have enjoyed projects with colleagues from the International Arctic Social Sciences Association, including an edited volume, Imagining the Supernatural North. Northern Norway is by far the largest and most sparsely populated part of mainland Norway, and covers more than a third of the country.

It stretches from the idyllic Helgeland region in the south to mainland Europe’s northernmost point near the North Cape. In the old days, large parts of Northern Norway was inaccessible, but today there is an.

It’s well known that Norway is the fairest place in the world to live, and also one of the most beautiful.

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Think towns that look out onto majestic fjords and coastal settlements sprawled across Arctic archipelagos. Here Culture Trip has selected some of the most Instagram-worthy towns to visit. Ålesund was almost completely destroyed in Author: Anahit Behrooz.

Explore this storied land as you sail to the top of this magical country and into the Arctic Circle. Encounter magnificent landscapes on a journey across land and water from Geirangerfjord to Romsdalsfjord, and bask in Norway’s one-of-a-kind culture in its original capital, Trondheim — a modern city that retains its charming small town past.The best books on Reinterpreting Medieval Art recommended by Marc Michael Epstein.

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