The Viking World

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  1. Christopher Abram, ‘Modeling Religious Experience in Old Norse Conversion Narratives: The Case of Óláfr Tryggvason and Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld,’ Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies 90 (No. 1, 2015): 114 – 157.
  2. Ari Þorgilsson, Íslendingabók: The Book of the Icelanders, translated by Siân Grønlie. London: Viking Society for Northern Research, 2006.
  3. Lesley Abrams, ‘The Anglo-Saxons and the Christianization of Scandinavia,’ Anglo-Saxon England 24, (1995): 213 – 49.
  4. Theodore M. Andersson and William Ian Miller, Law and Literature in Medieval Iceland, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989.
  5. Sverre Bagge, Society and Politics in Snorri Sturluson’s Heimskringla, Berkley: University of California Press, 1991.
  6. Jesse L. Byock, Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
  7. Margaret Clunies-Ross, The Cambridge Introduction to the Old Norse-Icelandic Saga (Cambridge Introductions to Literature), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  8. Andrew Dennis, Peter Foote and Richard Perkins, eds. and trans., Laws of Early Iceland: Gràgas, the Codex Regius of Gràgas, with material from other manuscripts,2 vols. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1980.
  9. J. M. Dent, trans., Three Icelandic Outlaw SagasLondon: Viking Society for Northern Research, 2004.
  10. Matthew Firth, ‘On the Dating of the Norse Siege of Chester‘, Notes and Queries 69 (2022).
  11. Matthew Firth and Erin Sebo, ‘Kingship and Maritime Power in 10th‐Century England‘, International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 49 (2020), 329-340.
  12. Magnús Fjalldal, The Long Arm of Coincidence: The Frustrated Connection Between ‘Beowulf’ and ‘Grettis saga,‘ Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.
  13. Anglo Forte, Richard Oram and Frederik Pedersen, Viking Empires, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  14. Roberta Frank, ‘Viking Atrocity and Skaldic Verse: The Rite of the Blood-Eagle,’ The English Historical Review 99 (No. 391, 1984): 332 – 343.
  15. John Frankis, ‘From Saint’s Life to Saga: The Fatal Walk of Alfred Ætheling, Saint Amphibalus and the Viking Bróðir,’ Saga Book 25 (2001): 121 – 37.
  16. Katherine Holman, The Northern Conquest: Vikings in Britain and Ireland, Oxford: Signal, 2007.
  17. Ian Howard, Swein Forkbeard’s Invasions and the Danish Conquest of England, 991-1017, Woodbridge: Boydell, 2003.
  18. Wojtek Jezierski, Lars Hermanson, Hans Jacob Orning, and Thomas Småberg, eds., Rituals, Performatives, and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650–1350Turnhout: Brepols, 2015.
  19. Jónas Kristjánsson, Eddas and Sagas, translated by Peter Foote, Reykjavík: Hið íslenska bókmenntafélag, 2007.
  20. Carolyne Larrington, trans., The Poetic Edda, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.
  21. Rory McTurk, ed., A Companion to Old Norse-Icelandic Literature and Culture, Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
  22. William Ian Miller, Bloodtaking and Peacemaking: Feud, Law, and Society in Saga Iceland, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  23. Oddr Snorrason, Óláfs saga Tryggvasonar, translated by J. Sephton, London: David Nutt, 1895.
  24. Hermann Pàlsson and Paul Edwards, eds. and trans., The Book of Settlements: Landnámabók, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2006.
  25. Bernard Scudder, trans., Egils saga, edited by Svanhildur Óskarsdóttir, London: Penguin, 2002.
  26. Snorri Sturluson, Heimskringla: Beginnings to Olafr Tryggvason Part 1, translated by Alison Finlay and Anthony Faulkes, vol. 1 of 3, London: Viking Society for Northern Research, 2011 – 2014.
  27. Dean Swinford, ‘Form and Representation in Beowulf and Grettis saga,’ Neophilologus 86 (No. 4, 2002), pp. 613 – 620.
  28. Diana Whaley, ed., Sagas of Warrior-Poets, London: Penguin, 2002.
  29. Cat Jarman, River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads, London: HarperCollins Publishers, 2021.