A politikus Snorri Sturluson : az izlandiak és a norvég királyok viszonya a középkorban

Gyönki, Viktória: A politikus Snorri Sturluson : az izlandiak és a norvég királyok viszonya a középkorban. Aetas, (33) 1. pp. 5-15. (2018)

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Abstract

With its settlement around 870 medieval Iceland started out as a free state with its own government. Nonetheless, it kept up a significant connection with Norway because of trade and common cultural heritage. At the same time, the political influence of the Norwegian Kings was growing as centuries passed and the wish to be recognized and be part of the Norwegian court was shared by many of the social elite in Iceland. One of them was Snorri Sturluson. This essay discusses the relations between the two countries and the growing influence of the Norwegian Kings in Iceland. As a learned skald and a member of a rich family, Snorri gained more and more power in Iceland. He travelled to Norway and became a member of the King’s court. Snorri is best known as an author of a great number of medieval texts, but his career will be examined as a politician in this essay, addressing the following questions: What was his political goal? Was he an opportunist, a rebel, or a faithful retainer?

Item Type: Article
Other title: Snorri Sturluson, the politician : the relationship between Icelanders and the Norwegian kings in the middle-ages
Journal or Publication Title: Aetas
Date: 2018
Volume: 33
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 5-15
ISSN: 0237-7934
Heading title: Tanulmányok
Uncontrolled Keywords: Norvégia története - középkor, Izland története - középkor, Snorri Sturluson
Additional Information: Bibliogr. a lábjegyzetekben ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Date Deposited: 2019. Apr. 17. 09:07
Last Modified: 2019. Apr. 17. 09:56
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/57217

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