A Study on Geogoð in Old English Poetry: Beowulf 535-538Medieval English Studies, vol. 2)Lee, DongillAbstractThis paper deals with the meaning of geogoð and its application in Beowulf with reference to the flyting scene between Beowulf and Unferth. To a large extent, understanding the nature of Beowulf’s reply to Unferth in 530-606 depends on the correct interpretation of geogoð.
The Viking’s Defiant Bride By Joanna FulfordPublisher: Harlequin, February 1, 2009ISBN:9780373295340Northumbria, 867 A.D. Beautiful and courageous, the Lady Elgiva is as great a prize as the land the Viking conqueror now controls. Earl Wulfrum has taken her home, and now he will take her – as his unwilling bride.
The political impact of crusading ideology in Sweden, 1150-1350By Raymond JohansenMasters’ Thesis, University of Oslo (2008)Introduction: The Danish crusades historian Kurt Villads Jensen writes in an article concerning crusading historiography since the 1970s that whereas there has been an increased interest in the Church’s and the religious orders part in the organization of the crusades, similar studies of the kings’ role and their interest in the crusading movement beyond appearing as pious men is strangely lacking.
Integrative Medicine: Incorporating Medicine and Health into the Canon of Medieval European HistoryMonica H. Green (Arizona State University)History Compass: 7, no. 4 (June 2009), 1218-45AbstractHitherto peripheral (if not outright ignored) in general medieval historiography, medieval medical history is now a vibrant subdiscipline, one that is rightly attracting more and more attention from ‘mainstream’ historians and other students of cultural history.
Going Mad in French: Royal Notaries and Charles V’s Translation ProjectSession: Mental Health in Non-medical TermsAleksandra Pfau (Hendrix College)This was another interesting paper from the Mental Health in Non-medical Terms session at KZOO on notaries, and how crimes committed under “mental duress” were processed.
Excavation of a medieval cemetery at Holyrood Abbey, EdinburghBain, Susan(with contributions by J D Bateson, J Clark, C Hazel, T O’Sullivan & R S Will)Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 128 (1998), 1047-1077ABSTRACTA small archaeological excavation was undertaken at Holyrood Abbey in the spring of 1995 whenhuman remains were uncovered by construction work to the west of the Abbey church.