Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8816
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mundal , Else.
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  • Title: The Position of Women in Old Norse Society and the Basis for Their Power [author emphasizes the goading women in sagas who spur on the hero; the author suggests that women's power lay in being judges of men's honor].
  • Source: Nora: Nordic Journal of Women's Studies 2, 1 ( 1994): Pages 3 - 11.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Honor Iceland Insults Literature- Prose Power Sagas Scolding Social Control Social History Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Oslo
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 08038740
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