Dr Astrid Ogilvie: Online lecture, Friday 25 September 2020

Astrid OgilvieOnline lecture by Dr Astrid Ogilvie at the University of the Highlands and Islands, Friday 25th September, 16.00-17.00 UK time. The lecture‘s title is Reflections of Change: The Natural World in Literary and Historical Sources from Iceland ca. AD 800 to 1800.

As part of the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute Research series this seminar on the environmental history of Iceland looks at weather, climate, and other environmental information in Icelandic literature from the Early Medieval period until c.1800. The famous Sagas of Icelanders illustrate an environment subject to rapid and volatile changes capable of causing great societal hardships.

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