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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'The Danes and the Swedes, whom we call Norsemen, Northmen [Nordmanni] . .
. The Danes and the Swedes and the other peoples beyond Denmark are all
called Norsemen by the historians of the Franks [ab bistoricis Francorum omnes ...
(Dubh-gailP), but it was a lesson no one heeded; nor do we know why they
distinguished them by colour.1 Cartographical knowledge of the North was still
imprecise; the Norsemen came from 'up there'; and the best-known name was
It was intelligence gleaned in Ireland, the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland,
which led the Norsemen to the Faroes. Once Irish priests reached Iceland in the
790s news of this discovery must have spread rapidly. And none would more ...
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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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