Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1088
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Heusler , Andreas
  • Contributor(s): Peter, Nelson, trans.
  • Title: The Story of the Völsi, an Old Norse Anecdote of Conversion [The author discusses a poem included in a Norse compilation, in which a woman worships the disembodied penis of a horse and eventually converts to Christianity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.  Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury.  Garland Publishing, 1991.  Pages 187 - 200.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Conversion, Religious in Literature Flateyjarbók, Scandinavian Compilation Folk Studies Literature - Verse Paganism Phallus, Image of Sexuality in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available
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