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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Earlier tradition favours the Oresund, later tradition Riigen.1 For Snorri Sturluson,
never servile to fact, the glory of the day, in victory and defeat, lay with Norway.2
Danes and Swedes are but 1 Lauritz Weibull's searching study of these ...
The northern irruption surprised most contemporaries, but can surprise no one
today. A long tradition as well as the Migrations themselves testifies to recurrent
overpopulation and land-shortage in Scandinavia. 'Each of these countries ("
It is every bit as likely that they welcomed them because they were assured in
respect of their own tradition, the techniques they employed, and the clientele
they served. Thus large quantities of gold and especially silver were melted down
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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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