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Title Youth and age in the medieval north [electronic resource] / edited by Shannon Lewis-Simpson.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 308 p. : ill.
Series The Northern world, 1569-1462 ; v. 42
Northern world ; v. 42.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The challenges of quantifying youth and age in the medieval North / Shannon Lewis-Simpson -- Forever young : child burial in Anglo-Saxon England / Christina Lee -- Constructions of early childhood at the syncretic cemetery of Fj{uml}alkinge : a case study / Lotta Mejsholm -- Child burials and children's status in medieval Norway / Berit J. Sellevold -- Fosterage and dependency in medieval Iceland and its significance in G{acute}isla Saga / Anna Hansen -- The birth, childhood and adolescence of the early Icelandic bishops / Bernadine McCreesh -- 'Sveinn einn ungr fell i syruker' : medieval Icelandic children in vernacular miracle stories / Joanna A. Sk{acute}orzewska -- Teenage angst : the structures and boundaries of adolescence in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Iceland / Nic Percivall -- Awkward adolescents : male maturation in old Norse literature / Carolyne Larrington -- 'Spoiling them rotten?' : grandmothers and familial identity in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Iceland / Philadelphia Ricketts -- Age matters in Old English literature / Jordi S{acute}anchez-Mart{acute}i -- Becoming 'old', ageism and taking care of the elderly in Iceland c. 900-1300 / Jon Višar Siguršsson -- Old age in Viking-age Britain / Shannon Lewis-Simpson -- The patriarch : myth and reality / Armann Jakobsson -- Egill Skalla-Gr{acute}imsson : a Viking poet as a child and an old man / Yelena Sesselja Helgad{acute}ottir Yershova.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Youth -- Europe, Northern -- History.
Older people -- Europe, Northern -- History.
Europe, Northern -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lewis-Simpson, Shannon.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004170735 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004170731 (hardback : alk. paper)

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