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Vapengravar och krigaridentitet

Jibbefors, Tony LU (2015) ARKM21 20151
Archaeology
Abstract (Swedish)
This thesis is about understanding weapon graves and the symbols in the grave goods. To try and see what lies hidden behind the Viking Age warrior identity and understand the theatrical side of Viking Age graves. By analyzing the weapon and equestrian graves the author hopes to see the mentality of the peoples during the Viking Age. The grave goods are the key to understand people’s beliefs and view on life and death. The aim of the thesis is to investigate if we can understand the people of the Viking Age through the only unbiased source that exist today, the graves and the grave goods symbolism. In the process of analyzing the grave goods the theatrical side of the burials will appear and we might understand more about our ancestors from... (More)
This thesis is about understanding weapon graves and the symbols in the grave goods. To try and see what lies hidden behind the Viking Age warrior identity and understand the theatrical side of Viking Age graves. By analyzing the weapon and equestrian graves the author hopes to see the mentality of the peoples during the Viking Age. The grave goods are the key to understand people’s beliefs and view on life and death. The aim of the thesis is to investigate if we can understand the people of the Viking Age through the only unbiased source that exist today, the graves and the grave goods symbolism. In the process of analyzing the grave goods the theatrical side of the burials will appear and we might understand more about our ancestors from Scandinavia. (Less)
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author
Jibbefors, Tony LU
supervisor
organization
course
ARKM21 20151
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Weapon graves, equestrian, warrior identity, Viking Age, theatrical burials
language
Swedish
id
7767582
date added to LUP
2016-05-11 10:47:13
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2016-05-11 10:47:13
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  abstract     = {This thesis is about understanding weapon graves and the symbols in the grave goods. To try and see what lies hidden behind the Viking Age warrior identity and understand the theatrical side of Viking Age graves. By analyzing the weapon and equestrian graves the author hopes to see the mentality of the peoples during the Viking Age. The grave goods are the key to understand people’s beliefs and view on life and death. The aim of the thesis is to investigate if we can understand the people of the Viking Age through the only unbiased source that exist today, the graves and the grave goods symbolism. In the process of analyzing the grave goods the theatrical side of the burials will appear and we might understand more about our ancestors from Scandinavia.},
  author       = {Jibbefors, Tony},
  keyword      = {Weapon graves,equestrian,warrior identity,Viking Age,theatrical burials},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Vapengravar och krigaridentitet},
  year         = {2015},
}