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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But the first royal coinages of northern kings owed much to England. Towards the
end of his reign, possibly c. 888, the Danish king Guthrum of East Anglia had
coins struck bearing his baptismal name Edelia or Edeltan (^Ethelstan); between
2 Their viewpoint may be crudely 1 The same is true of Beowulf and the c. mid-
seventh century ship-burial of a royal personage at Sutton Hoo in East Anglia.
The full implications of the discoveries at Sutton Hoo are as yet not understood,
It is clear that it could not have come into being without royal approval. The island
is small and thinly populated, and situated between the great royal estates of
Uppland and Soderman- land. It could be reached only by traversing the royal ...
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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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