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Alumni Travel Reading: Norwegian Splendor

Denmark

Women in Danish History

Oslo

Oslo, view of Aker Brygge area. Image by Moyan Brenn. Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons license.

Oslo, artistic lamps. Image by Moyan Brenn. Obtained on flickr with Creative Commons license.

Modern Scandinavia

Norwegian Splendor

Denmark (Copenhagen) Rosenburg Palace. Image by Güldem Üstün. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.

Bibliographer

Selected and Annotated By:
 
Kelsey LeClair
Specialist in Classical Studies
Administrative Assistant, Penn Libraries
 

For more information about this Penn excursion, please visit the Penn Alumni Travel website.

Bergen

Bergen, Norway. Image by Juan Antonio F. Segal. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.

Norse Life in Fiction: Late 1800s

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen is a Norwegian-American author and college professor who is best remembered for this book Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life, which you can read here through Hathi Trust. Hjalmar attended the University of Leipzig and University of Oslo and was well-versed in German and Scandinavian literature.

Folktales & Mythology

Geirangerfjord

Geirangerfjord. Image by Tom Phillips. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.

Vikings: Old World and New

Danish Castles

Norwegian Prehistory

Petroglyphs from Moelv, Norway. At Domkirkeodden. Image by Lexidh. Obtained on Wikimedia Commons.

Flam Valley

Fjod Valley View. Flam Valley. Image by Jonas Lamis. Obtained on flickr with a Creative Commons license.