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They collected an immense ransom for its prince, sailed north again, and next
year one-third of their sixty-two ships were safely back in the mouth of the Loire.
In saga-phrase theirs had been an enterprise 'at once profitable and honourable'.
882 Alfred fought 4 ships; 2 captured and 2 surrendered. 885 Alfred's fleet
encountered and captured 16 ships, but was later defeated by 'a large force'. 892
The here crossed from Boulogne 'in one journey, horses and all,' in 200, 250, or
Third, Alfred was building ships for defence, big ships, 'on neither the Frisian
model nor the Danish, but as it seemed to the king himself they might be most
serviceable'. These sixty-seaters took no great part in the fighting war, but the
ability to ...
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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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