Places to Play:Topographies of Gender in Gottfried von Strassburg’s TristanSterling-Hellenbrand, AlexandraEssays in Medieval Studies, vol. 16 (1999)AbstractIn the latter half of the twelfth century, the Arthurian romance made its entrance onto the stage of medieval vernacular literature and found an eager audience in German courtly culture.
The Bayeux Tapestry and the Vitae of Edward the Confessor in DialogueJennifer N. BrownPeregrinations: International Society for the Study of Pilgrimage Art, Vol.2:4 (2009)AbstractOne of the mysteries of The Bayeux Tapestry is its bias: was this depiction of the events of 1066 meant to be from the point of view of the conqueror or the conquered?
Cnut for Danelaw, Cnut against Swein: two aspects on the process of Cnut’s conquest of EnglandBy Minoru OzawaThe Round Table – Danelaw Reconsidered : A symposium at the 23rd Western Branch Conference The Japan Society for Medieval English Studies, Vol.22 (2008)Introduction: Cnut the Great obtained the crown of England in 1017, next that of Denmark in 1019 and at last that of Norway in 1028, and died in 1035.
Pristina libertas: liberty and the Anglo-Saxons revisitedBy Julia CrickTransactions of the Royal Historical Society, Vol.14 (2004)Abstract: The association between liberty and the Anglo-Saxons has been rendered mythical by later retellings, both in the Middle Ages and afterwards. This later history notwithstanding, it is argued here that liberty occupied a significant place in the early English documentary record.
Women in the Military: Scholastic Arguments and Medieval Images of Female Warriors By James BlytheHistory of Political Thought, Vol. 22:2 (2001)Abstract: In their political treatises, the scholastic writers Ptolemy of Lucca (c.1236–1327) and Giles of Rome (1243–1316) discussed the question of whether women should serve in the military.
Kinship and Settlements: Sami Residence Patterns in the Fennoscandian Alpine Areas around A.D. 1000By Ingela Bergman, Lars Liedgren, Lars Östlund, and Olle ZackrissonArctic Anthropology, Vol. 45:1 (2008)Abstract: The transition from a hunter-gatherer economy to reindeer pastoralism among the Sami of northern Fennoscandia has been the subject of much debate among scholars concerned with Sami history.