A history of the Vikings
Oxford University Press, 1973 - 504 sider
An illustrated study of the northern peoples and kingdoms of Ireland, Greenland, Britain, and Christian Europe and their culture, society and livelihood. Illustrations.
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As Tacitus c. a.d. 10o had been the first to speak of the Swedes as an emergent
kingdom, so it is Jordanes in the sixth century who first speaks of the Dani, the
Danes, then settled in Denmark, from which they had driven the Eruli, its former ...
The Visigoths, Eruli, Ostrogoths, and Langobards forced their way into Italy; the
Franks, Visigoths, Alamanns, Bavarians, and Burgundians partitioned and
repartitioned Gaul; from Gaul the Visigoths swung south to conquer Spain, and
were wandering Eruli or Eruli raiding out of some northern home we do not know.
For another hundred years wherever there was fighting and plunder there would
be Erulian mercenaries, with their blue eyes and azured cheek-guards.
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LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - Steve.Bivans - LibraryThing
This is a very good overview of the Viking Age. I have used it as a textbook for a couple of college courses. My one critique is that Jones chose to break up the chronology a bit too much, in order to ... Les hele vurderingen
LibraryThing ReviewBrukerevaluering - C.Art - LibraryThing
A good primer for learning about the vikings. One will find it to general if they have done much study on the subject. Les hele vurderingen
From the Beginnings to the Age of Migrations
The Legendary History of the Swedes and the Danes
Diversity and Unity
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