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Published: 30 September 2021 (Estimated)

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780197598634

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Pilgrimage, Landscape, and Identity

Reconstucting Sacred Geographies in Norway

Marion Grau

Oxford Ritual Studies

  • First major study on this pilgrimage network in English, based on 7 years of participant observation, historical and theological reconstructions
  • Traces the development of various routes and the particular ways pilgrims in and from Norway construct the pilgrimage and saint's day festival
  • Historic account of Viking conversions and the role St. Olav plays in the unification of Norway as a premodern nation