Ancient Scandinavia

Author: T. Douglas Price
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190231971
Size: 29.52 MB
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In this book, Doug Price provides an archaeological history of Scandinavia-a land mass comprising the modern countries of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway-from the arrival of the first humans after the last Ice Age to the end of the Viking ...

Ancient Scandinavia

Author: T. Douglas Price
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019023198X
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In this book, distinguished archaeologist T. Douglas Price provides a history of Scandinavia from the arrival of the first humans to the end of the Viking period, ca. AD 1050.

Viking Identities

Author: Jane F. Kershaw
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191646407
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Viking Identities is the first detailed archaeological study of Viking-Age Scandinavian-style female dress items from England.

Egil The Viking Poet

Author: Laurence de Looze
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442649690
Size: 74.15 MB
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The contributors to this collection of essays approach Egil's story from a variety of perspectives, including psychology, philology, network theory, social history, and literary theory.

A Handbook To Eddic Poetry

Author: Carolyne Larrington
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316720853
Size: 14.44 MB
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This is the first comprehensive and accessible survey in English of Old Norse eddic poetry: a remarkable body of literature rooted in the Viking Age, which is a critical source for the study of early Scandinavian myths, poetics, culture and ...

The Sea Wolves

Author: Lars Brownworth
Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1909979112
Size: 23.71 MB
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In The Sea Wolves, Lars Brownworth brings to life this extraordinary Norse world of epic poets, heroes, and travellers through the stories of the great Viking figures.

The Oxford Illustrated History Of The Vikings

Author: Peter Sawyer
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780192854346
Size: 79.24 MB
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Covers the different geographical areas of the Viking world, and traces the Viking story from the first raids on isolated coastal communities toward the end of the eighth century to the establishing of permanent settlements

Silk For The Vikings

Author: Marianne Vedeler
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1782972161
Size: 71.27 MB
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The analysis of silk is a fascinating topic for research in itself but here, focusing on the 9th and 10th centuries, Marianne Vedeler takes a closer look at the trade routes and the organization of production, trade and consumption of silk ...

Europe Before Rome

Author: T. Douglas Price
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199914702
Size: 11.13 MB
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Europe before Rome uses the extraordinary archaeology of prehistoric Europe to explore questions about the origins and evolution of human society

The Viking Way

Author: Neil Price
Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited
ISBN: 9781842172605
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This book examines the evidence for Old Norse sorcery, looking at its meaning and function, practice and practitioners, and the complicated constructions of gender and sexual identity with which these were underpinned.