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- Appalachian State University
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- Viking-Age, Ireland, Celt, women, economic, urban, textile, food, experiential
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Mary Valante completed her Ph.D. in Medieval History with a minor in Archaeology at Pennsylvania State University. In addition to these specializations, Dr. Valante has studied specific subfields like Roman History, Irish Studies, and a number of languages.
- Recent Publications
“Fleets, Forts and the Geography of Toirdelbach Ua Conchobair’s Bid for the High Kingship,” in Terry Barry and Vicky McAlister, Editors, Space and Settlement in Medieval Ireland (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2015), 48-63.
“Family Relics and Viking Kingship in Ireland,” Eolas: The Journal of the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies 6 (2013), 88-106.
“Castrating Monks: Vikings, Slave Trade and the Value of Eunuchs,” in Larissa Tracy, Editor, Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2013), 174-187.
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- British Isles, Ireland, Western Europe
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- Economic History, Food History, Slavery, Urban History, Women