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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Top left is a silver coin of the emperor Theophilus (829-42) from Byzantium; then
two pendants culled from the Khazars of the lower Volga; after that come two
silver wires threading one bead and five beads respectively, probably
The conversion to eastern Christianity while Sweden was still heathen, together
with the encroachments of the Slavonic tongue, were accompanied by an
extraordinary decline in the import of Muslim silver into Scandinavia.1 This
indeed was ...
Brooches, arm-rings, torques, ingots- nothing came amiss so long as it was silver.
1 The men whose unrelenting arms levered away these vast and precious
burthens were not all Danes; soldiers of fortune and mercenaries came in from
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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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