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 fleet now moved a short way downstream to the stockaded taxing-post of
Vitichev (the emperor was writing at a time when the Rus of Kiev had absolute
control of the Dnieper), and after a day or two all the boats sailed off 'to face the
Or almost nothing. The eastern Scandinavian connection with the famous
Varangian Guard would not come to an end for another twenty years and more.
That adventurers from the north would early take service with the Greek emperor
was to ...
We can accept that the Varangians played an important part in the events of 1042
which led to the blinding and deposition of Michael Calaphates; but
Heimskringla's insistence that Harald personally gouged out the emperor's eyes
is made ...
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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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