Title, Bloodtaking and peacemaking: feud, law, and society in Saga Iceland / William Ian Miller. Author, Miller, William Ian, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page . Bloodtaking and Peacemaking delves beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay of ordering and. Bloodtaking and Peacemaking has 76 ratings and 8 reviews. Carl said: The best book I know on Medieval Icelandic culture as expressed through the sagas (t.
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This book offers fascinating insights into snd politics of a stateless society, its methods of social control, and the role that a uniquely sophisticated and self-conscious law played in the construction of Icelandic society.
Bloodtaking and Peacemaking
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The Principle of Proportionality. Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition. Explore the Home Gift Bloodtking. If you have a peademaking interest in the sagas, in the Icelanders, or in Vikings, then this book is essential reading. The University of Iceland Press. People in the saga world negotiated a maze of violent possibility, with strategies that frequently put life and limb in the balance.
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Blooddtaking my intimate familiarity with every line of, for example, Hrafnkel’s saga, until I read Miller’s book I had only the most inadequate appreciation for how tightly it is constructed, how elegantly and efficiently it was drafted.
Bloodtaking and Peacemaking: Feud, Law, and Society in Saga Iceland by William Ian Miller
Dubbed by the New Blooodtaking Times as “one of the most sought-after legal academics in the county,” William Ian Miller presents the arcane worlds of the Old Norse studies in a way sure to attract the interest of a wide range of readers.
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