Sel. Pubs

2022
Framing Old Norse Performance Contexts: The Wedding at Reykjahólar (1119) Revisited,” in Old Norse Poetry in Performance, Ed. Brian McMahon and Annemari Ferreira. Routledge, 2022.
Margrete of Nordnes in Cult, Chronicle, and Ballad,” Ed. Karen Bek-Pedersen, Sophie Bønding, Luke John Murphy, Simon Nygaard, and Morten Warmind. Religionsvidenskabeligt Tidsskrift, vol. 74, pp. 262-288, 2022. Publisher's VersionAbstract

 

ABSTRACT: In 1290, Margrete, the 7-year-old daughter of King Eiríkr II Magnússon of Norway and Margaret, the daughter of King Alexander III of Scotland, begins a journey from Norway to Scotland. Unfortunately, Margrete, the heir presumptive to the throne of Scotland, dies en route, sparking a series of international and dynastic calamities. When, a decade later, a woman arrives in Bergen claiming to be the deceased princess, she is condemned to judicial immolation and burned at Nordnes. Surviving evidence strongly suggests that a popular cult developed around this Margrete of Nordnes (also called the ‘False Margrete’). This essay explores the extent to which the West Norse legacy of this so-called “folk saint” can be identified from what Jens Peter Schjødt calls the “jigsaw pieces” that history has bequeathed to us in a variety of narratives and historical documents. Special two-volume issue: The Wild Hunt for Numinous Knowledge: Perspectives on and from the Study of Pre-Christian Nordic Religions in Honour of Jens Peter Schjødt

 

2021
Erindring og steder af betydning – Samsø som eksempel,” in Samsø – et sted af betydning, vol. 1, Ed. Andreas Nymark. Samsø Museumsforening, 2021, pp. 49-82.
Magic in Old Norse-Icelandic Literature: A Typology of Modes,” Filologia Germanica / Germanic Philology, vol. 13, pp. 197-224, 2021.
2020
A Matter of Honour: Evolving Moral Codes in the Sagas,” Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, vol. 16, pp. 137-156, 2020.
Magic and Memory in the Medieval North,” Historisk tidskrift för Finland , vol. 105, no. 3, pp. 336-364, 2020.
Old Norse Riddles and Other Verbal Contests in Performance,” in John Miles Foley's World of Oralities: Text, Tradition, and Contemporary Oral Theory, Ed. Mark C. Amodio. Arc Humanities Press, 2020, pp. 178-196.
Magic and Religion,” in Pre-Christian Religions of the North. Histories and Structures, Volume II: Social, Geographical, and Historical Contexts, and Communication between Worlds, Ed. Anders Andrén, John Lindow, and Jens Peter Schjødt. Brepols, 2020, pp. 643-670.
Place-names, Periphrasis, and Popular Tradition: Odinic Toponyms on Samsø,” in Making the Profane Sacred in the Viking Age. Essays in Honour of Stefan Brink, ed. Irene Garcia Losquiño, Olof Sundqvist and Declan Taggart. Brepols, 2020, pp. 283-95.
Faith and Knowledge in Nordic Charm Magic,” in Faith and Knowledge in Late Medieval Scandinavia, ed. Karoline Kjesrud and Mikael Males (Knowledge, Scholarship, and Science in the Middle Ages, vol. 1) Brepols, 2020, pp. 193-211.
2019
Ormhäxan, Dragons, Parturition and Tradition,” in Old Norse Mythology, Materiality and Lived Religion, Ed. Klas Wikström af Edholm et al. Stockholm University Press, 2019, pp. 115-34.
Nordic Charm Magic: The Relevance of a Recent Find from Lincolnshire,” in Tidens landskap. En vänbok till Anders Andrén, Ed. Anna Andreasson Sjögren et al. Nordic Academic Press, 2019.
Scandinavia,” in The Routledge History of Medieval Magic, Ed. Catherine Rider and Sophie Page. Routledge, 2019, pp. 136-50.
2018
The Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches
J. Glauser, P. Hermann, and S. Mitchell, Ed., The Handbook of Pre-Modern Nordic Memory Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. de Gruyter, 2018, pp. 1163. Publisher's Version
2017
Óðinn, Charms and Necromancy: Hávamál 157 in its Nordic and European Contexts,” in Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectives, Harvard University Press, 2017, pp. 289-321.
On the Old Swedish Trollmöte or Mik mötte en gamul kerling,” in Beyond the Piraeus Lion: East Norse Studies from Venice, vol. 2, Selskab for østnordisk filologi, 2017, pp. 171-87.
Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectives.
P. Hermann, S. A.Mitchell, and Jens Peter Schjødt, and A. J. Rose, Ed., Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectives. Harvard University Press, 2017.
En Galant Giönge=Wisa (1741): A Ballad Textscape,” in Skandinavische Schriftlandschaften: vänbok till Jürg Glauser, Narr Francke Attempto Verlag, 2017, pp. 208-11.
Heresy and Heterodoxy in Medieval Scandinavia
Heresy and Heterodoxy in Medieval Scandinavia,” in Contesting Orthodoxy in Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017, pp. 35-56.
2015
Eff this place! Lubricity, lust and location in Old Norse sex talk,” in Gamanleikir Terentíusar: Settir upp fyrir Terry Gunnell sextugan 7. júlí 201, Menningar- og minningarsjóður Mette Magnussen, 2015, pp. 70-71.

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