4 edition of The Viking Age found in the catalog.
June 8, 2006
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||580|
Sep 28, · Thepopular image of the Viking Age is of warlords and marauding bands pillaging their way along the shores of Northern Europe. In this fascinating history, Jesse Byock shows that Norse society in Iceland was actually an independent one-almost a republican Free State, without warlords or 5/5. Nov 05, · Though infamous for their pirating and raiding, active Vikings were actually only a tiny fraction of the total Scandinavian population during the so-called Viking Age. This exploration of their culture goes beyond the myths into the prosaic realities and intimate details of family life; their 5/5.
The most widespread religious symbol in Viking Age Old Norse religion was Mjöllnir, the hammer of Thor. This symbol first appears in the ninth century and may be a . "An utterly splendid book, quite the most brilliantly written, balanced, and explanative general work on the Vikings ever to appear in English or in any language."-- Scandinavian StudiesThe subject of this book is the Viking realms, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, their civilization and culture, and their many sided achievements at home and abroad/5(2).
“An Early Meal - a Viking Age Cookbook & Culinary Odyssey” is more than just a Viking Age cookbook. It is a combination of a textbook on Viking Age culinary practices and mouthwatering recipes based on archaeological finds and experimental archaeology. The book is a result of a 15 year long collaboration between research and experiments of Daniel Serra, culinary archaeologist. Reading Level: ages Discusses the culture and history of the Viking Age in surprising depth for such a little book. Includes information about Viking Age life, families and children, traders and craftsmen, ships and shipbuilding, warriors and raiders, myths, legends and some famous Vikings.
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The Age of the Vikings is a wonderfully compact and fascinating companion to many facets of the Viking world This book should prove a fascinating and rewarding read for those seeking to deepen their understanding of the Viking world."Philip Parker, Literary ReviewCited by: 2.
Sep 07, · Viking Age Brew is the first English-language book to describe the tradition, history, and hands-on brewing of this ale.
Whether you are a brewing novice or an experienced brewer, this book will unlock the doors to brewing ancient ales from medieval times and the Viking Age.5/5(7). Oct 28, · The Viking Age is a most enjoyable and informative volume for dipping into.
(The Medieval Review)Somerville and McDonald should be congratulated for having compiled a most useful reader, one that is extraordinarily broad and as complete as one might wish for a /5(6). Aug 25, · A Vengeful Wind: A Novel of Viking Age Ireland (The Norsemen Saga) (Volume 8) [James L.
Nelson] on sea-studio.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Summer comes to Ireland and an uneasy peace holds at Loch Garman.
The Northmen, eager to /5(92). May 24, · Viking Age: Everyday Life During the Extraordinary Era of the Norsemen [Kirsten Wolf] on sea-studio.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Though infamous for their pirating and raiding, active Vikings were actually only a tiny fraction of the total Scandinavian population during the so /5(57). Feb 22, · Jesse L.
Byock is Professor of Old Norse and Medieval Scandinavian at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Feud in the Icelandic Saga () Medieval Iceland (), The Saga of King Kraki (), and Viking Age Iceland ()/5. The Viking Way: Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia is an archaeological study of Norse paganism in Late Iron Age Scandinavia.
It was written by the English archaeologist Neil Price, then a professor at the University of Aberdeen, and first published by the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University in A revised second edition is due to be published in Author: Neil Price.
The ultimate home for Minnesota Vikings news, rumors, updates, trades, signings, injuries, commentary, analysis, and more. The Viking Age (– AD) is a period in the history of the Scandinavians, during which they expanded and built settlements throughout Europe and beyond after the main European Migration Period.
As such the Viking Age applies not only to their homeland of Scandinavia, but to any place significantly settled by Scandinavians during the period. The Scandinavians of the Viking Age are often. Well-written and well-formatted, this book is a fantastic look into the available information related to women in the Viking Age.
It is cogent and concise and delivers bit after bit of evidence without wasting a word on fluff or filler. She doesn't speculate wildly or make unscientific conclusions and sticks to the facts and reasonable consensus/5.
Jan 01, · An interesting and surprising account of the evidence for Viking Age England. This is not a book about the Vikings, this is what the archaeology of England looked like during the Age of the Vikings and in many ways how much of the Anglo-Saxon culture continued to survive and shape the 'Viking archaeology', especially in the towns/5.
Viking Age Yorkshire book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inthe city of York was captured by a ‘Great Army’ of Viki /5. Viking Age book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Illustrated From The Antiquities Discovered In Mounds, Cairns And Bogs, As Well 3/5(1).
Jan 01, · In assembling, translating, and arranging over a hundred primary source readings, Somerville and McDonald successfully illuminate the Vikings and their world for twenty-first-century students and instructors. The diversity of the Viking Age is brought to life through the range of sources presented, and the geographical and chronological coverage of these readings.
If you’re looking for an authoritative one-volume book on the Vikings and the Viking Age for the general reader, Anders Winroth’s The Age of the Vikings fits the bill nicely. The book covers essentially everything that the average interested layman would want to know.
An Early Meal - A Viking Age Cookbook & Culinary Odyssey. 2, likes. A cookbook and culinary factbook based on what we know today about the Viking Age food culture. Both the recipes and the Followers: K. Jan 01, · The diversity of the Viking world is illuminated in more than readings contained in this primary source reader.
The Norse translations, many of them new, are straightforward and easily accessible for students. The introductions contextualize the readings while allowing the sources to speak for themselves.
All unfamiliar terms are explained unobtrusively in the body of the text. About Viking Age Iceland. The popular image of the Viking Age is of warlords and marauding bands pillaging their way along the shores of Northern Europe. In this fascinating history, Jesse Byock shows that Norse society in Iceland was actually an independent one-almost a republican Free State, without warlords or kings.
Check out this great listen on sea-studio.com AD For centuries the Vikings have swept out of the Norse countries and fallen on whatever lands they could reach aboard their longships, and few could resist the power of their violent onslaught.
They came at first to plunder and then to settle, an. Nov 06, · Early Viking Raids. In A.D.an attack on the Lindisfarne monastery off the coast of Northumberland in northeastern England marked the beginning of the Viking Age. Vikings were Scandinavians, who from the late 8th to late 11th centuries, raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of Europe, and explored westwards to Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland.
The term is also commonly extended in modern English and other vernaculars to include the inhabitants of Norse home communities during what has become known as the Viking Age.Well-illustrated, closely argued and fascinating.
GUARDIAN This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia. Evidence for their lives is fragmentary, but Judith Jesch assembles the clues provided by archaeology, runic inscriptions, place names and personal names.Viking, member of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the 9th to the 11th century.
Made up of landowning chieftains and clan heads, their retainers, freemen, and others, these Scandinavians were independent farmers at .