Sagas and Space

Explore with us the fascinating ways of thinking about space in Viking Age and Old Norse culture. Together we will discuss how space is conceptualised and depicted in diverse Old Norse genres and traditions.

About The Course

Space is a basic category of human thought. Over the last decades it became a very productive scientific category, too. Thinking about spaces, places, locations, or landscapes covers a spectrum of meanings from the concrete and material through to the abstract and metaphorical. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What resources will I need for this class?

None. All resources will be provided throughout the course.

What background is expected for learners in this class?

No background is expected. Everybody who is interested in thinking about space in Old Norse culture is welcome. If you are an expert in one of the topics we're very happy to have you with us and take

What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this class?

Recommended Background

No background is required; all are welcome!