A history of the Vikings / Gwyn Jones.

Author
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • London : O.U.P. 1984
Physical description
304 p.
ISBN
  • 019285139X
  • 9780192851390

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A history of the Vikings / Gwyn Jones.

Author
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • London ; New York : Oxford University Press [2001]
Physical description
xviii, 504 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
ISBN
  • 9780192801340
  • 0192801341
Notes
  • Reissued 2001.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-444) and index.
Contents
  • The Northern peoples to A.D. 700 -- The Viking kingdoms to the close of the tenth century -- The Viking movement overseas -- The Viking Age ends.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • "This narrative treats the Viking realms of Denmark, Sweden and Norway, their civilization and culture, and their many-sided achievements at home and abroad. The book ranges from their origins and legendary prehistory to the military triumphs of Canute to the defeat of Harold Hardrádi and Stamford Bridge in 1066, which symbolically ended the Viking age. It recounts the Vikings' exploits in war, trade and colonization, covering their assault on Western Christendom, their trading and military ventures whicvh took them to the Slav and Muslim worlds and Byzantium, as well as their western voyages of discovery and settlement to Greenland, Iceland, and [the United States of] America. ..."--Back cover.

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