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Iron Age Myth and Materiality


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Introduction Part I: A Mythical Narrative 1. The mythical cycle of Odin Part II: Words of Identity 2. Written sources on the pre-Christian past 3. Origin myths and political/ethnical affiliations Part III: The Constitution of 'Otherness' 4. Embodied in animals 5.Other ways of 'being in the world' Part IV: Materiality Matters 6. Commemorative places 7. The cosmic order of landscapes Part V: The Making of Norse Mythology 8. Knowledge production reconsidered 9. Hypothesis I: The Huns in Scandinavia 10. Hypothesis II: Attila and the recast of Scandinavian mythology 11. Stranger kings: Intruders from the outside realm

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Lotte Hedeager is Professor of Archaeology and Head of the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo, Norway.


"These theories can breathe new life into ancient myths and this book should appeal to anyone either with an interest in northern mythology or in material culture - or both." - Minerva Magazine

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