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Browsing by Department "Faculty of History and Philosophy (UI)"

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  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-12-12)
    This thesis aims to refine the accuracy and precision of radiocarbon (14C) datasets in order to better understand the timing of archaeological and palaeoenvironmental events relating to important issues like mobility, colonisation, human impacts and ...
  • Marchenko, Nataliya; Andreassen, Natalia; Borch, Odd Jarl; Kuznetsova, Svetlana; Ingimundarson, Valur; Jakobsen, Uffe (Faculty of Navigation, 2018)
    The sea ice in the Arctic has shrunk significantly in the last decades. The transport pattern has as a result partly changed with more traffic in remote areas. This change may influence on the risk pattern. The critical factors are harsh weather, ice ...
  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E; Zori, Davide; Erlendsson, Egill; Batt, Cathy; Damiata, Brian N; Byock, Jesse (SAGE Publications, 2017-06-22)
    Icelandic settlement (Landnám) period farmsteads offer opportunities to explore the nature and timing of anthropogenic activities and environmental impacts of the first Holocene farming communities. We employ Bayesian statistical modelling of archaeological, ...
  • Eygerðardóttir, Dalrún J. (Gatha Cognition, 2018-06-15)
    This paper examines the story of the last female drifters in Iceland from the voices of women who remembered them. It examines the advantages of the woman-on-woman oral history interview when obtaining women’s perspectives on women’s history. An ...
  • Karlsson, Gunnar (Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018)
    Í íslenskum miðaldalögum eru engin ákvæði um höfundarrétt. Höfundar nýttu sér hiklaust sögutexta annarra án leyfis, en skáld þáðu laun fyrir að yrkja lofkvæði um konunga og sagnamenn fyrir að skemmta með sögum við hirð Noregskonungs. Sagnalist varð ...
  • Halldórsdóttir, Erla Dóris (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2016-09)
    Þessi ritgerð er unnin út frá heimildum um tímabil sem tvær heilbrigðisstarfsstéttir á Íslandi gengu í gegnum á 120 árum, frá 1760–1880. Læknastétt var eingöngu skipuð körlum en í yfirsetukvennastétt gátu bæði lærðir sem ólærðir karlar og konur ...
  • Svavarsson, Svavar Hrafn (Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur í erlendum tungumálum, 2016)
    Kvæðaþýðingar Gríms Thomsen hafa frá fyrstu tíð þótt ágæt dæmi um staðfærslu eða aðlögun erlends skáldskapar að íslenskum hefðum og hugarfari, þar sem erlendu kvæðin séu nánast átylla rammíslensks skáldskapar Gríms. Við þetta mat er hins vegar litið ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...
  • Árnason, Vilhjálmur (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-05-30)
    Icelandic politics are analysed from the perspectives of three normative models of democracy: the liberal, republican and deliberative democratic theories. While the Icelandic constitution is rooted in classical liberal ideas, Icelandic politics can ...
  • Bragadóttir, Kristín (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2017-06)
    Bandaríkjamaðurinn Willard Fiske, prófessor í norrænum fræðum og bókavörður í Cornell-háskóla í Íþöku, New York-fylki árin 1868–1883 eignaðist næststærsta safn íslenskra rita utan Íslands, aðeins Konunglega bókasafnið í Kaupmannahöfn varðveitti meira ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Leifsson, Rúnar (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-05)
    In this thesis the ritual killing and burial of animals on grave-fields in Viking Age Iceland is critically re-evaluated, on a site-by-site basis, in order to characterize these customs and place them in a social and historical context. The foundation ...
  • Ísleifsson, Sumarliði R. (Háskólaútgáfan, Sagnfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2015)
    Þessi bók, Tvær eyjar á jaðrinum. Ímyndir Íslands og Grænlands frá miðöldum til miðrar 19. aldar, fjallar um ytri ímyndir eða framandleika Íslands og Grænlands, frá því um 1100 og fram um 1850. Ímyndafræðin fjalla ekki síst um það hvernig ímyndir landa ...