Gad, 1917-22), 1 : 95. Translation from Sven Aggesen, A Short History of the
Kings of Denmark, in The Works of Sven Aggesen, Twelfth-Century Danish
Historian, trans. Eric Christiansen, Viking Society for Northern Research Text
Series 9, ed.
Author: Alexander M. Bruce
Category: Literary Criticism
First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
... such as the juridical writings of the canonist and archbishop of Lund, Andreas
Sunesen, who, in his Latin 'paraphrase' of Scanian law also addressed issues de
filiis concubinarum.61 The first 'great dissenter' is Sven Aggesen (~1140–90?)
Author: Jan Rüdiger
In All the King’s Women Jan Rüdiger investigates medieval elite polygyny and its ‘uses’ in Northern Europe with a comparative perspective on England and France as well as Iberia.
The Works of Sven Aggesen: Twelfth–Century Danish Historian. Birmingham:
Viking Society for Northern Research, 1992, 12. 2 Christiansen, Sven Aggesen,
31. 'Uetustate prossus antiquasset obliuio' (Gertz, Martin Clarentius, ed.
Author: Dirk H. Steinforth
Britain and its Neighbours explores instances and periods of cultural contact and exchanges between communities in Britain with those in other parts of Europe between c.500 and 1700. Collectively, the twelve case studies highlight certain aspects of cultural contact and exchange and present neglected factors, previously overlooked evidence, and new methodological approaches. The discussions draw from a broad range of disciplines including archaeology, history, art history, iconography, literature, linguistics, and legal history in order to shine new light on a multi-faceted variety of expressions of the equally diverse and long-standing relations between Britain and its neighbours. Organised chronologically, the volume accentuates the consistency and continuity of social, cultural, and intellectual connections between Britain and Continental Europe in a period that spans over a millennium. With its range of specialised topics, Britain and its Neighbours is a useful resource for undergraduates, postgraduates, and scholars interested in cultural and intellectual studies and the history of Britain’s long-standing connections to Europe.
Peter and Birgit Sawyer proposed a didactical division of the Scandinavian
medieval works, according to criteria of political conceptions. Sven Aggesen in
Denmark and the author of the Sverris saga would hold theocratic political
Author: Andre Muceniecks
Publisher: ISD LLC
Denmark of the twelfth to thirteenth centuries was a place of transitions, and this volume analyzes that period through the lens of the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus and other sources. The Gesta defends not only hierocratic conceptions but the Danish hegemonic project in the Baltic - which was grounded in the crusade movements, presented in the Gesta through complex language and imagery about a glorious past brought to bear on the thirteenth century. Also channeled are internal tensions, strengthening the monarchic and ecclesiastical institutions.
Sven Aggesen also compares the lack of contemporary written monuments in his
Denmark to that which other peoples ... to which the mightiest achievements of
our own kings and chiefs have been consigned” (The works of Sven Aggesen, ...
Author: Jürg Glauser
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Category: Literary Criticism
In recent years, the field of Memory Studies has emerged as a key approach in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and has increasingly shown its ability to open new windows on Nordic Studies as well. The entries in this book document the work-to-date of this approach on the pre-modern Nordic world (mainly the Viking Age and the Middle Ages, but including as well both earlier and later periods). Given that Memory Studies is an ever expanding critical strategy, the approximately eighty contributors in this volume also discuss the potential for future research in this area. Topics covered range from texts to performance to visual and other aspects of material culture, all approached from within an interdisciplinary framework. International specialists, coming from such relevant fields as archaeology, mythology, history of religion, folklore, history, law, art, literature, philology, language, and mediality, offer assessments on the relevance of Memory Studies to their disciplines and show it at work in case studies. Finally, this handbook demonstrates the various levels of culture where memory had a critical impact in the pre-modern North and how deeply embedded the role of memory is in the material itself.
52 Sven Aggesen's only commentary on Sven's death in his Brevis Historia
Regum Dacie , probably written shortly after ... This is of course not surprising in
the case of Adam , since he finished his work towards 1075 and the legend of
... and claims that Archbishop Sven had predicted that God would scourge the
Danes after Knútr ' s death so as to move ... the “ orthodox ” interpretation of
Danish history expressed in the Odense literature and the works of Sven Aggesen and ...
Sven Aggesen , Lex Castrensis , in Scriptores Minores ed . Gertz , i . 64 - 92 ;
trans . E . Christiansen , The Works of Sven Aggesen ( London , 1992 ) , pp . 31 -
43 . Symeon of Durham , Historia Regum , in Symeonis Monachi Opera Omnium
Author: Michael Kenneth Lawson
Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited
1066 remains the most evocative date in English history, when Harold was defeated by William the Conqueror and England changed overnight from Saxon to Norman rule. It has long been believed that, according to the Bayeux Tapestry, Harold was shot in the eye by an arrow. M. K. Lawson argues that the tapestry was badly restored in the 19th century, and that we should not necessarily believe what we see. He goes to sources that depict the tapestry before that restoration and reveals some breathtaking insights which will revolutionize the way we view both the battle and the death of England’s last Saxon king.
Author: Viking Society for Northern ResearchPublish On: 2006
6 / £ 12 . The Works of Sven Aggesen , Twelfth - Century Danish Historian .
Translated with introduction and notes by E. Christiansen . Text Series IX . 1992.
ISBN 978 0 903521 24 6. £ 6 / £ 12 . TEXTBOOKS A New Introduction to Old
Tradition places the main action of this Old English poem at Lejre, Zealand (Denmark), and excavations there 1986-88 and 2004-05 have revealed a succession of great halls dated from the middle sixth to the late tenth centuries, and very similar to the one described in eight-century poem. Archaeologists, historians, and literary scholars consider the implications.
Historical works Major historical works expanding the chronicles began to be
composed in the second half of the twelfth century , and are for the Viking age
two names dominate . Sven Aggesen The Danish nobleman Sven Aggesen is
For a discussion , see Karsten Christensen ' Forhold mellem Saxo og Sven Aggesen ' SS 1975 128 - 142 . Nevertheless , Sveno cannot be ruled out as a
possible source . ( aiii ) Helmold ' s Chronicon Slavorum offered several
references to ...
His failure to specify any of the miracles worked at the saint's grave also suggests
that he was ignorant of the work of Robert ... is not a mark of nationality (and was
incidentally adopted by Sven Aggesen, who most likely also studied in France).
1140 ) , 21 Sven Aggesen's Compendiosa regum Daniae Historia ( probably
written in 1188 ) , 22 and Saxo Grammaticus's Danorum regum heroumque
Historia ( c . 1200 ) , 23 represent the emergence in the twelfth century of the
Danish view ...
Author: Alexander R. Rumble
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
"The reign of King Cnut is here reassessed in the light of modern advances in the application of numismatic, literary, documentary and onomastic evidence to historical studies. Demonstrating that 'national' histories must be placed in their European context, this collection of studies adopts both an interdisciplinary and an international approach to examine the figure of Cnut as ruler not only of England (1016-35) but also of Denmark and Norway." "How did Cnut's experience and obligations as king of one country influence his actions as ruler of others? Were his policies consistent or purely pragmatic? What were the economic and social effects of his rule? The studies in this collection serve to illuminate the various influences that operated on Cnut as king and also to explain some of his own actions in a fresh way. It includes both studies of particular types of evidence (charters, coins, runic inscriptions, skaldic verse, relics, names) and of the political policies and events of his rule as overlord of different dominions. It aims not only to inform but also to stimulate further study."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
The Works of Sven Aggesen . Trans . Eric Christiansen . London : Viking Soc . for
Northern Research , 1992 . 48–74 . Tolkien , J. R. R. The Lost Road and Other
Writings : Language and Legend before the Lord of the Rings . Ed . Christopher ...
Category: American literature
A quarterly journal of short articles, notes and reviews.
Sven Aggesen , Brevis Historia Regum Dacie . 1917–1922 . Ed . M. Cl . Gertz .
SmhDmæ . I , 94–141 . Trans . E. Christiansen 1992 . The works of Sven Aggesen . Viking Society for Northern Research . Text series 9 . Sverris saga =
Author: Theodoricus (Monachus.)
Publisher: Viking Society for Northern Research University College