The Icelandic sagas and social order

Kalb, James
January 1998
Modern Age;Winter98, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p98
Academic Journal
Discusses the complexity and subtlety of the Icelandic sagas in order to understand the world described and trace connections among its political, moral and spiritual aspects. Special circumstances that helped Icelanders dispense with the state; Quality of the Icelanders' literary culture; Practical workings and inner significance of the Icelandic sagas.


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