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Animals and humans : recurrent symbiosis in archaeology and Old Norse religion /

Kristina Jennbert.

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Main Author: Jennbert, Kristina.
Published: Lund, Sweden : Nordic Academic Press, [2011], ©2011.
Series: Vägar till Midgård ; 14.
Topics: Human-animal relationships - Scandinavia - Religious aspects. | Mythology, Norse. | Beziehung. | Mensch. | Mythologie. | Tiere. | Beziehung. | Mensch. | Mythologie. | Tiere.
Regions: Scandinavia - Antiquities. | Scandinavia. | Skandinavien. | Skandinavien.
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1. Introduction -- Archaeology and Old Norse religion -- The archaeology of religion -- Human -- animal relations -- Old Norse religion versus Christianity -- Orality, materiality, visuality -- 2. Animals in Norse mythology -- 3. Animals in Midgard -- Domesticated animals -- Cattle -- Sheep/goat -- Pig -- Dog -- Horse -- Cat -- Poultry -- Pets -- The farm perspective and animal husbandry -- Game -- Hunting -- Animals in rituals -- Houses and farms -- Cult houses -- Graves -- Animal graves -- Outlands -- 4. Animals between context and text -- Bodily metaphors -- Complete bodies -- Parts of bodies -- Special body parts -- Animals and humans -- 5.A Midgard mentality -- why animals? -- The practical and functional purposes of animals -- Food -- Raw material -- Animals assisting humans -- Social identity and lifestyle -- Forn sior -- Networking -- A social game -- Norse animal ornamentation -- Falconry and visuality -- Gender and sexuality -- Animal and human properties -- Personal names -- Animal fylgjur -- Transformations between animal and human -- 6. Old Norse religion -- Shamanistic features -- Pre-Christian versus Christian -- Sheep/goat -- Dog -- Horse -- Serpent -- Wolf or lion? -- Summing up -- 7. The archaeology of religion -- 8. To interpret interdependence over time.

Table of Contents for: Animals and humans : recurrent symbiosis