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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According to Snorri, a great change took place in him; like some cautionary figure
in old legend, an Ermanaric or Heremod, he grew arrogant and careless of good
name; the Trond farmers found him harsh and greedy, and the great men felt ...
When they came to the grave they removed the earth from above the wood, then
the wood, and took out the dead man clad in the garments in which he had died. I
saw that he had grown black from the cold of the country. They had put nabid, ...
Then they brought her a hen; she cut off the head, which she threw away, and
then they took the hen and put it in the ship. I asked the interpreter what she had
done. He answered, 'The first time they raised her she said, "Behold, I see my ...
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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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