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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In Denmark coins with a king's name begin with Svein Forkbeard, c. 985-1014; in
Sweden with Olaf Skotkonung, c. 994-1022; and in Norway either with Olaf
Tryggvason, 995-1000, or St. Olaf, 1015-30 — probably the latter. English
influence is ...
Silver from the mines of the Harz mountains came north by way of loot and,
increasingly, trade ; and silver coins from England represent successive
payments of tribute till the country had been conquered, when they represent the
payment of ...
... 347 Coins and coinage, their importance as sources of information, 5-7; for the
kingdoms of York, 5 ; for an assessment of a king's status and power, 5-6, 240;
Scandinavian coinage begins by copying Dorestad coins, 5 ; early native mints, 5
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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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