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Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia (SMS) Band 7

Mythological Women - Studies in Memory of Lotte Motz (1922-1997)

Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia (SMS)

Herausgegeben von Rudolf Simek

Band 7 Mythological Women - Studies in Memory of Lotte Motz (1922-1997)
Edited by Rudolf Simek and Wilhelm Heizmann
Wien 2002, 374 Seiten.
ISBN: 978-3-900538-73-5

Most of the papers in this volume were given at a conference, held at Bonn University in Novemer 1999, in honour of our collegue, Lotte Motz, who died on 24th December 1997.
Others were added by scholars in the field who wanted to conribute to the volume to commemorate her.

I. Iconography

1. Frauen und Brakteaten
2. Images of women on »Guldgubber« in Merowingian Age
3. Godesses, Mothers, Dísir: the female deity in Scandinavia
4. mythische Frauen im Bildprogramm des »Franks Casket«


II. Literature and Folklore

1. Austr sat in aldna... Giantesses and female powers in Voluspá
2. Gefjon. Metamorphosen einer Göttin
3. What happened to female Dwarfs?
4. Porgerdr Hölgabrúdr and Hyndluljód
5. On Valkyries, shield maidens and other armed women- in Old Norse sources and Saxo Grammaticus
6. St. Margaret - Patroness of Childbirth