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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Volga delta, near the modern Astrakhan. Their gift for trade and commerce, their
unfanatical social and religious notions, and their geopolitical role as a buffer
against such fierce nomadic Turkish tribes as the Petchenegs1 made them so ...
They were not farmers but merchants, and from Aldeigjuborg had a choice of
routes to the rivers Dnieper and Volga, which were Russia's trade arteries. To
reach the Dnieper our merchant, with others of his kind, would journey south
along the ...
The route south from Staraja Ladoga by way of Novgorod and the Lovat to the
Dnieper could be used to connect with the Volga, too. There is convincing
archaeological evidence of early Swedish and Finnish initiative along the river-
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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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