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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Our earliest authority for the post-Conquest inhabitants of Britain is Procopius,
who is thought to have 1 The references are to Bede's famous statement in the
Historia Ecclesiastica, I, 15: '(The newcomers) came from three most powerful ...
All they had to be was sufficient. And this, in terms of far-reaching conquest or
permanent colonization, they often failed to be. Peoples can be too numerous for
their own meagre acres, yet not numerous enough to fill and hold shires,
It comprised the Danish conquests and settlements in Northumbria, East Anglia,
the Five Boroughs of Stamford, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, and Lincoln, and
the south-east Midlands. Its southern boundary was established by the treaty ...
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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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