Annotated Bibliography: State Formation And Courtly Culture In The Scandinavian Kingdoms

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Ferrer, Marlen. "State Formation and Courtly Culture in the Scandinavian Kingdoms in the High Middle Ages." Scandinavian Journal of History 37.1 (2012): 1. Edb. Web. 29 Oct. 2015. In the “State Formation and Courtly Culture in the Scandinavian Kingdoms in the High Middle Ages” talks about how during the Middle Ages they respected courtliness. This article also talks about how the culture was so huge. This article talks about how in the 3 Scandinavian Kingdoms they respected those with good manners. The monarchies and those who were wealthy had to be courtly because of the way they wanted the people to view them. Since Norway still had a monarchy during the Middle Ages the views of the monarchy would be different than the views of the people from Denmark and Sweden,
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Kieckhefer, Richard. "Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages." Catholic Historical Review 101.2 (2015): 358-59. MasterFILE Elite. Web. 29 Oct. 2015.
“Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages” provides information on the amount of witchcraft that was in the middle ages. The main purpose of this article was to explain how and why witchcraft was important at this time. This article is about how witchcraft was used in their everyday life in Scandinavia and throughout Europe. The article talks about how magic was used in their mythologies and stories. He says that many people who wrote mythologies would include magic and witchcraft. They would include this because many people during that time were familiar with magic. Therefore when they use it they are able to get their point across.Kieckhefer provides information about the book written by Stephen A. Mitchell. The Literature Review was written by Richard Kieckhefer about the book written by Stephen A. Mitchell. Stephen A. Mitchell is a professor at Harvard

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