Ancient Scandinavia

Author: T. Douglas Price
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190231971
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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 ...

In Search Of Vikings

Author: Stephen E. Harding
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482207591
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The prominent and highly distinctive historical reputation of the Vikings, as it
exists today, is out of all proportion to the muted and often contradictory evidence
for their actual presence that has survived in historical, archaeological, and
biological forms. An outstanding example of this—and the geographic focus of
this book—is the north-west of England (Figure 1.1). Attempts to quantify the
Viking impact in England have encountered the difficulty of identifying his- torical
Scandinavian ...

Animals And Humans

Author: Kristina Jennbert
Publisher: Nordic Academic Press
ISBN: 918550937X
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In Animals and Humans archaeologist Kristina Jennbert explores the relationship between animals and humans in Scandinavia from the Roman Iron Age to the Viking Period.

The Vikings In History

Author: F. Donald Logan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136527095
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The Vikings reached North America. This is an historical fact. The evidence,
written and archaeological, allows for no doubt: sometime around the millennium
men whose cultural ties reached beyond Greenland and Iceland to Scandinavia
arrived ... The identity of the first Viking to sight America may never be known,
perhaps with historical justice, for the first Viking to make landfall there was
driven by forces spanning in distance the North Atlantic from the fjords of western
and southern ...

Viking Burial In The North Of England

Author: Angela Z. Redmond
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
ISBN:
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Down, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries London, vol. XXI, pp72-79 Smith
, JH (1841-44), An Account of the Discovery, in the month of November last, of a
Human Skeleton, accompanied by Weapons, Ornaments, etc., Proceedings of
the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, vol. II, pp40- 46 Smyth AP (1975),
Scandinavian York and Dublin I. The History and Archaeology of Two Related
Viking Kingdoms, Templekieran Press, Dublin Smyth AP (1977), Scandinavian
Kings in ...

A Brief History Of The Vikings

Author: Jonathan Clements
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472107756
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SCANDINAVIA. The Vikings appear in the accounts of their enemies as fearsome
invaders, devoid of culture or conscience, prepared to commit the outrageous sin
of killing Christian monks. They were the savage heathens that Christianity ...
Before the modern age, the most important man in the transmission of Viking
culture was arguably Snorri Sturluson (1179–1241), a wealthy Icelandic politician
who committed many such oral traditions to paper for the first time, accompanied
by ...

The Vikings In Ireland And Beyond

Author: Howard B. Clarke
Publisher: Four Courts PressLtd
ISBN: 9781846824951
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"This collection of essays originated in a symposium held in Dublin in April 2011..."--Foreword.

The Oxford Handbook Of The Archaeology Of Death And Burial

Author: Sarah Tarlow
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191650390
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This is a farranging collection of papers presenting literary, historical, and
archaeological perspectives on Norse religion, including studies of myth and
memory. Back Danielsson, I.M. 2007. Masking Moments: The Transitions of
Bodies and Beings in Late Iron Age Scandinavia. Stockholm: University of
Stockholm. This work has produced a stimulating discussion of memory and
personhood in later Iron Age (i.e. Migration Period to Viking) Scandinavia,
considering mortuary practices ...

The Northmen S Fury

Author: Philip Parker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448156459
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A History of the Viking World Philip Parker. Hadley, D. M., The Northern Danelaw.
Its Social Structure c.800–1100 (London 2000) Haflidison, Haflidi et al., 'The
tephrochronology of Iceland and the North Atlantic region during the Middle and
Late Quaternary: a review' in Journal of Quaternary Science, 15(1) (2000), pp. 3–
22 Hallbert, Peter (translated by Paul Schach), The Icelandic Saga (Lincoln,
Nebraska 1962) Hardin, Stephen, Viking Mersey: Scandinavian Wirral, West
Lancashire ...

The Viking Diaspora

Author: Judith Jesch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317482530
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This book is the first to explain Scandinavian expansion using this model, and presents the Viking Age in a new and exciting way for students of Vikings and medieval history.