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 first Norwegian coins were copies of Old English pennies, made by Old
English moneyers for the 'king of Norway'; we must wait for the second half of the
century for a clear indication of Norwegian mints at Nidarnes, Hamar, and
850 their fleet put in to Carlingford Lough, on the southern edge of County Down;
the following year they overran the Norwegian base at Dublin, making a big haul
of treasure and womenfolk. The Irish preferred the newcomers to the old, but ...
If you were a Swede you would find it a novelty that a Norwegian now lorded it
over the Danes. And if you were a wise Swede you would doubt that it could last.
Nor would it, and the Norwegian-Danish treaty of 1064 which recognized that ...
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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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