Viking Age Iceland

Author: Jesse L Byock
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141937653
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'Viking Age Iceland' is an engaging, multi-disciplinary work bringing together findings in anthropology and ethnography interwoven with historical fact and masterful insights into the popular Icelandic sagas, this is a brilliant ...

Icelanders In The Viking Age

Author: William R. Short
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786456079
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The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature.

Eric Brighteyes A Novel Of Viking Age Iceland

Author: Henry Rider Haggard
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026853342
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Battles, intrigues, and treachery followäó_ Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was an English writer of adventure novels and dark fantasy stories set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary ...

Mythic Iceland

Author: Pedro Ziviani
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781568823522
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They also found the land to be teeming with spirits of nature and mythic creatures. This book aims to bring to life the world of the Icelandic Sagas and fairy tales, using the Basic Roleplaying system.

Landscapes Of Gender Age And Cosmology

Author: Ruth Ann Maher
Publisher: BAR International
ISBN: 9781407311470
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This is achieved by integrating Cognitive, Landscape and Mortuary theory; and Gender and Age approaches to the burial sites of pre-Christian Viking period Iceland.

Iceland S Networked Society

Author: Tara Carter
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004293345
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In Iceland’s Networked Society, Tara Carter examines how Viking Age Iceland, despite being positioned at the margins of competing empires, achieved social complexity on its own terms by successfully managing ties to key players in a ...

The Viking Age

Author: Paul Belloni Du Chaillu
Publisher:
ISBN:
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THE DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT OF ICELAND, GREENLAND, AND
AMERICA. Causes leading to the discovery of Iceland — Naddod's expedition —
The expedition of Gardar Svavarson — Those of Floki, Ingolf, and Leif — Iceland
so named by Floki — Settlers in Iceland — Discovery of Greenland — Thorvald
and Eink the Red — Discovery of America — Bjarni's voyage — Leifs voyage —
Thorvald's voyage — Attacked by plague — Thorfinn Karl- sefni's voyage —
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The Viking Age

Author: Angus A. Somerville
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442608706
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ICELAND,. GREENLAND,. AND. VINLAND. The colonization of the North Atlantic
islands, commonly referred to by modern writersas the North Atlantic Saga,was
asignificant and lasting accomplishment of the Viking Age. The Faeroes, Iceland,
and Greenland may seembleak and uninviting to modern travelers, but they had
much to offer Viking colonists. Apart from some Irish monks in the Faeroes and
Iceland, there were no local populations to resist settlement. With their deeply ...

Ideology And Power In The Viking And Middle Ages

Author: Gro Steinsland
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004205063
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This book analyses the Nordic pre-Christian ideology of rulership, and its confrontation with, survival into and adaptation to the European Christian ideals during the transition from the Viking to the Middle Ages from the ninth to the ...