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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 ...
  • Konchak, William (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-11)
    This dissertation draws upon philosopher Pierre Hadot’s conception of philosophy as a way of life, which views philosophy as a process of self-transformation through engaging in practices (which Hadot characterizes as spiritual exercises) alongside ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kristinsdóttir, Kristjana (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, SSagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2020-09-08)
    Ísland var lén í Danmörku. Rekstur þess og stjórnsýsla var sambærileg við önnur lén innan danska ríkisins. Vestmannaeyjar voru ekki hluti af léninu Íslandi. Í rannsókninni er leitast við að sýna fram á hver staða Íslands var innan danska ríkisins og ...
  • Mímisson, Kristján (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-03)
    Every person’s life can be approached from various angles. Biographies are thus never complete narratives that tell entirely of a person’s life—all the events occurred, all the relations entered, all the emotions sensed, or all the opinions uttered—but ...
  • 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 ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Sólveig (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-05)
    Innovations introduced in connection with the New Enterprises in Iceland in the second half of the 18th century have long been considered largely unsuccessful, but a more detailed analysis of the reception of particular innovations has been lacking. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Halldórsdóttir, Nanna Hlín (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-09-28)
    In recent years, the concept of vulnerability has gained momentum both in feminist philosophy and as an interdisciplinary concept. The philosopher Judith Butler is well known for exposing how hidden ontological assumptions permeate social institutions ...