Feud Stands At The Core Of The Old Icelandic Sagas Jesse Byock Shows How The Dominant Concern Of Medieval Icelandic Society The Channeling Of Violence Into Accepted Patterns Of Feud And The Regulation Of Conflict Is Reflected In The Narrative Of The Family Sagas And The Sturlunga Saga Compilation This Comprehensive Study Of Narrative Structure Demonstrates That The Sagas Are Complex Expressions Of Medieval Social Thought
Jesse L Byock is Professor of Old Norse and Medieval Scandinavian at the University of California, Los Angeles He is the author of Feud in the Icelandic Saga 1982 Medieval Iceland 1990 , The Saga of King Kraki 1998 , and Viking Age Iceland 2001.
- 300 pages
- Feud in the Icelandic Saga
- Jesse L. Byock
- 24 February 2018 Jesse L. Byock