Ein føroysk bygd
village was characterised by well-understood rules that governed all affairs,
customs and thoughts of those who managed it.
work, Poul Petersen discusses every aspect of the Faroese village, from the
houses, huts, barns and paths of the village to the patchwork of named plots of
the infields as well as the outfields beyond the stony village walls.
the village organised?
the infields and the outfield beyond kept and divided?
the term heimrust refer to?
the rights to the shoreline determined?
privileges came with landed property, and what part of a catch caught on his
land would a landowner receive?
discusses these and many other issues, from their ancient Nordic origin to
contemporary practice. A rare, scientific achievement.