Contacts and networks in the Baltic Sea region : Austmarr as a northern mare nostrum, ca. 500-1500 AD / edited by Maths Bertell, Frog, and Kendra Willson.
- Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press,  , ©2019
- Crossing boundaries: Turku medieval and early modern studies ; 11.
Crossing boundaries: Turku medieval and early modern studies ; 11
296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Baltic Sea -- History.
- Since prehistoric times, the Baltic Sea has acted as a crucial nexus that has shaped the languages, folklore, religions, literature, technology, and identities of the Germanic, Finnic, Sámi, Baltic, and Slavic peoples. This anthology first provides an in-depth introduction to the networks among those peoples. The contributors analyse conceptions of geography, followed by explorations of intercultural transfers, such as the slave trade and rune carving techniques. Finally, they turn their attention to mythology and ceremonialism.
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Bertell, Maths, editor.
Frog, 1972- editor.
Willson, Kendra, editor.
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