Avaldsnes, Kormt and Rogaland. A Toponymy and Landscape Survey

Stefan Brink

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Abstract

The chapter analyses the toponymic corpus and the contribution of names in a landscape setting in western Norway in the Late Iron Age and (Nordic) Early Middle Ages, an area which is considered to be the first Norwegian kingdom. The volume is centred around the old royal seat of Avaldsnes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAvaldsnes A Sea-King's Manor in First-Millennium Western Scandinavia
EditorsDagfinn Skre
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherWalter de Gruyter
Pages665-686
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-11-042108-8
ISBN (Print)978-3-11-042578-9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

Publication series

NameReallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. Ergänzungsband
Volume104

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Keywords

  • Norway
  • Kingship
  • Middle Ages
  • Toponymy
  • Landscape

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Brink, S. (2017). Avaldsnes, Kormt and Rogaland. A Toponymy and Landscape Survey. In D. Skre (Ed.), Avaldsnes A Sea-King's Manor in First-Millennium Western Scandinavia (pp. 665-686). (Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde. Ergänzungsband; Vol. 104). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.