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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There is evidence from Norway, Sweden, and Iceland that a litigant could appeal,
literally, to the sword when he considered that the forms of law were inadequate
in an affair affecting his honour. Yet on the whole the northern peoples were ...
... Muqqadasi (trade goods); Arab, kufic coins, see Coins; runic reference to Serk-
land, 267 Archaeological evidence, general considerations, 3-5 ; value of, 4-5 ;
for Stone and Bronze Ages, 17-19; early funeral practice, 19; evidence of climatic
... 300; as does Thorfinn Karlsefni, 300-3 ; and Freydis Eirik's daughter, 303 ;
written sources and archaeological evidence for, 303-4 and »; suggested
identifications of named places, 304-6; tenuous but sound evidence of voyages
to Vinland ...
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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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