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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When archbishop Unni renewed the long-interrupted mission of Hamburg and
Bremen to the Danes in 935 he encountered, according to Adam, not a
submissive king Gnupa but an obdurate heathen, king Gorm, whose appearance
on the ...
It reads thus : 'King Gorm made this memorial to his wife Thyri, amender [or glory
or adornment] of Denmark.' The historical Thyri (or Thyra) stands far back in the
murk which surrounds her husband; she may have been the daughter of a jarl of
One thing still remained to do: to match, or rather outmatch, Gorm's runic stone.
So near the church, and between the mounds, he had raised a magnificent stone
carved and inscribed on three sides ; one of them with a figure of Christ, the ...
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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
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