A History of the Vikings by T. D. Kendrick

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Published by Dover Publications .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Vikings,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - Scandinavia,
  • Medieval,
  • History / General,
  • General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7639286M
ISBN 10048643396X
ISBN 109780486433967

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A History of the Vikings ist eine umfassende und wissenschaftliche Einführung in die Geschichte und Kultur der Wikinger.

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to the 11th century, and raided coastal towns. Vikings - History: Books. 1 - 20 of 74 results. Grid View Grid. List View List. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Quickview. The Vikings. by Robert Wernick.

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Deeply OK if probably a bit dated now, on the other hand, excitement about the Vikings is greater than new developments, so older books still can be read with profit, really when it comes down to it /5.

The Vikings were superb sailors who got as far afield as Russia and North America, but their navigational techniques haven’t always been completely understood, says A History of the Vikings book History Revealed magazine. A mysterious ‘sunstone’, mentioned in a medieval Icelandic saga, was considered mere legend until an opaque crystal, made from Iceland spar, was.

Packed full of colour photographs and illustrations, this book is like going to the world’s best Viking museum exhibition but without the sore feet. The Minnesota Vikings (for better for worse) have a rich history that dates back to This book captures it all.

Using big, full-color (when available!) pictures, especially some of which I had never seen until cracking the cover, this is truly the illustrated history of the Purple & Gold/5. Vikings were Norse people primarily from southern Scandinavia (in present-day Denmark, Norway and Sweden), who from the late 8th to late 11th centuries, raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of Europe, and explored westwards to Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland.

The term is also commonly extended in modern English and other vernaculars to include the. The HISTORY original series Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore--and raid--the distant shores across the.

Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history. The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their transformation from raiders to settlers.

Is Vikings based on book, or a book series. I know that Ragnar Lothbrok is a supposed old norse hero, but is there a book series on which the tv series is based on. 36 comments. share. an ancient saga inspired by history, ragnar did exist, same with Aella and some others.

level 1. The exact ethnic composition of the Viking armies is unknown in particular cases, but the Vikings’ expansion in the Baltic lands and in Russia can reasonably be attributed to the Swedes.

Elsewhere, the nonmilitary colonization of the Orkney Islands, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland was clearly accomplished by the Norwegians. England. In England desultory raiding occurred in the late 8th.

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The action-packed plot follows the story of Gunnar, who sets out to avenge his father's death after an attack by rival raiders. Combining elements of history and mythology, this is a gripping story that brings the gruesome Viking period to life.

Vikings history is as extensive as the people it studies. The seafaring Vikings (in Danish, the Vikinger) were a group of people that came from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden.

They made an enduring name for themselves in the 8th through the 11th centuries for being tactical warriors, smart traders, and daring explorers.

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The Vikings traveled from their homeland to raid and colonize the British Isles, Iceland, parts of Greenland, the Frankish Empire (France), parts of Italy, as well as other areas in Europe.

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