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The richly furnished graves of chieftains, warriors, merchants, and their
womenfolk have been excavated, to reveal the high standard of living here in the
ninth and tenth centuries. In the grave illustrated (Birka 581) a fighting man has
been laid ...
Birka is an example of this at a later stage of history. 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
The men of Birka failed to adapt, and the indefatigable Gotlanders took over.
There was no recovery, and at the beginning of the eleventh century trade moved
northwards to Sigtuna.1 For Hedeby we are quite remarkably well informed.
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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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