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      Martin Arnold

The Vikings

A Short History

This concise history of the Vikings traces the 300-year saga of the pirates and warlords who poured out of Scandinavia between the eighth and eleventh centuries, terrorizing, conquering, and ultimately settling vast tracts of land throughout Europe. Les mer
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This concise history of the Vikings traces the 300-year saga of the pirates and warlords who poured out of Scandinavia between the eighth and eleventh centuries, terrorizing, conquering, and ultimately settling vast tracts of land throughout Europe.
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Forlag: The History Press Ltd
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 192
ISBN: 9780752445779
Format: 20 x 12 cm
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Introduction: The Death of Ivar the Boneless & Viking Age History9
Part I: Viking Culture




1 From Odin to Christ

25




2 The Warrior's Way

43
Part II: The Viking Age




3 The Conquest of England

63




4 The Ravaging of Western Europe

105




5 The Founding of Russia

127




6 Settlements Across the Atlantic: Iceland, Greenland, & North America

149
Notes171
List of Illustrations177
Select Bibliography of Viking Age Studies179
Acknowledgments181
Index183
Martin Arnold is Reader in Scandinavian Literature at Hull University. He is the author of The Vikings: Culture and Conquest and The Post-Classical Icelandic Family Saga. He was the historical consultant for the BBC Radio 4 series, The Viking Way (2006). He is currently co-authoring with Tom Shippey (The Road to Middle-Earth) Legends of Viking Heroes forthcoming from HarperCollins. He lives in Scarborough.