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Debating the Thing in the North I

Selected Papers from Workshops Organized by The Assembly Project

Journal of the North Atlantic Special Volume 5, 2013

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Debating the Thing in the North I: Introduction and Acknowledgments
Alexandra Sanmark, Sarah Semple, Natascha Mehler, and Frode Iversen
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Research Articles

 
Concilium and Pagus—Revisiting the Early Germanic Thing System of Northern Europe
Frode Iversen

5
Þing goða—The Mythological Assembly Site
Nanna Løkka

18
Sacred Legal Places in Eddic Poetry: Reflected in Real Life?
Anne Irene Riisøy

28
State Formation, Administrative Areas, and Thing Sites in the Borgarthing Law Province, Southeast Norway
Marie Ødegaard

42
Tracing Medieval Administrative Systems: Hardanger, Western Norway
Halldis Hobæk

64
Governance at the Anglo-Scandinavian Interface: Hundredal Organization in the Southern Danelaw
John Baker and Stuart Brookes

76
Patterns of Assembly: Norse Thing Sites in Shetland
Alexandra Sanmark

96
What is in a Booth? Material Symbolism at Icelandic Assembly Sites
Orri Vésteinsson

111

 

 

 

 

 

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