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 rivalry of Harald and Hring led to the battle of Bravellir, a clash as famous in
northern story as Hrolf's last stand at Lejre, and equally embellished with fictions.
Harald, we hear, came to earn the dislike of his subjects for old age and cruelty, ...
2 The Welsh of Wales, despite Egils Saga, took no part in the battle, though it had
been an expressed Welsh nope, since the late 920s, that a Welsh and Irish-
Norse alliance (Kymry a gwyr Dulyn, i.e. the Welsh and the men of Dublin) should
There must be some disaffection after an enforced change of religion and a
paring down 1 The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (E) puts the battle in 1025, but this is
too upsetting to the chronology supplied by Scandinavian sources to be
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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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