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[Wiccan Web] Themes of Female Honor in the Icelandic Sagas

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By Susan Elizabeth Rivenbark

 

There was a separate and unique code of honor and ethics for women living in Iceland during the Viking Age. What was female honor? Were Icelandic women expected to abide by a code of honor just like men? What were some main themes in this female code of honor? The . . . → Read More: Themes of Female Honor in the Icelandic Sagas

 

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Couple of Heathen friends of mine are very much into the concept of Heathen feminism, and cite many instances of strong, capable, independent and clever women in the Sagas and use these examples as inspiration for their own code of honour and behaviour. Fascinating stuff in my view :)

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