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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Tryggvason in the year 1ooo Christianity was the titular, and after the death of
Saint Olaf in 1035 the actual, religion of most of Norway. The Swedish royal
house was the last to accept Christian baptism, and though Olaf Skotkonung did
His change of religion might be expected to ensure his denigration by later and
Christian historians; but, in fact, Hakon's reputation is that of a purposeful but
humane king, attached to the principles of law, and desirous of peace and order.
The Scandinavian Community, ill: Culture and Image JNJoTHING WAS MORE
CHARACTERISTIC OF THE northern lands than the Old Norse religion. Of the
three homelands Denmark was the first because the best placed to receive ...
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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
From the Beginnings to the Age of Migrations
The Legendary History of the Swedes and the Danes
Diversity and Unity
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