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Following a review of the primary sources La leyenda de los siete infantes de Lara, The Nibelungenlied and Njal's Saga the role of women and their role in exacting blood vengeance within a medieval context will be compared.
The role of women in La leyenda de los siete infantes de Lara, (The Legend of the Seven Infantes of Lara) The Nibelungenlied and Njal's Saga is markedly different since women take on a very active role in exacting blood vengeance as is commonplace within Germanic law and society.
Polygamy and blood vengeance are excellent examples of culturally embedded practices for which social work theory and methods had, until recently, little to say.
Our later research was on the implications to professional helping activity of blood vengeance (the retribution of one tribe/hamula towards another) (Al-Krenawi & Graham, 1999b), divorce (Al-Krenawi & Graham, 1998), and polygamous family structures (A-Krenawi, Graham, & Al-Krenawi, 1997).
Blood vengeance apparently raises the social status and reproductive success of Yanomamo warriors, who represent nearly half of the men in the tribe, Chagnon maintains.
TEKKEN BLOOD VENGEANCE in 3D , a special digital cinema event presented in RealD[TM] 3D based on the videogame Tekken, will storm into movie theaters for one night, Tuesday, July 26, at 7:30 p.
Under is Capstone label, recent releases include the spell-binding 3D action/role playing game WITCHAVEN II: BLOOD VENGEANCE, the acclaimed CHRONOMASTER by best-selling author Roger Zelazny, and William Shatner's TEKWAR.