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Presentation of Viking female travellers based on selected examples

Author(s): Martina Mandera
Subject(s): Middle Ages, Modern Age, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century, 16th Century, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Vikings; Scandinavia; female travellers; Freydis Eiríksdóttir; Gudrid Thorbjarnardóttir
Summary/Abstract: Using several examples, the author wants to present the theme of women on Vikingexpeditions. Among these women should be placed Aud the Deep-Minded, GunnhildrGormsdóttir, Freydis Eiríksdóttir and Gudridr Thorbjarnardóttir. The author presentshow these women changed the face of the world in the 10th century and the impact theyhad on social, political and economic history.

  • Page Range: 70-80
  • Page Count: 11
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish