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Author Boulhosa, Patricia Pires.

Title Icelanders and the kings of Norway : mediaeval sagas and legal texts / by Patricia Pires Boulhosa
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
Series The Northern world, 1569-1462 ; v. 17
Northern world ; v. 17
Summary The book discusses the relation between the Icelanders and the mediaeval Norwegian kings, as it appears in sagas and legal texts. By reassessing legal material and the sagas of Möðruvallabók, it finds the Icelanders partly subjects of the king, and partly beyond his power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-250) and index
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Subject Law in literature.
Law -- Iceland -- History.
Sagas -- History and criticism.
Iceland -- History -- To 1262.
Iceland -- Relations -- Norway.
Norway -- Relations -- Iceland.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005050137
ISBN 128086849X
9004145168 (alk. paper)
9047408012 (electronic bk.)
9789004145160 (alk. paper)
9789047408017 (electronic bk.)