ix, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9789004170735 hardback alkaline paper 9004170731 hardback alkaline paper
Northern world ; v. 42.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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 Fjälkinge : 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 Gísla 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. Skórzewska 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 Sánchez-Martí Becoming 'old', ageism and taking care of the elderly in Iceland c. 900-1300 / Jon Viðar Sigurðsson Old age in Viking-age Britain / Shannon Lewis-Simpson The patriarch : myth and reality / Armann Jakobsson Egill Skalla-Grímsson : a Viking poet as a child and an old man / Yelena Sesselja Helgadóttir Yershova.