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The Viking Age in Caithness, Orkney, and the North Atlantic : select papers from the proceedings of the Eleventh Viking Congress, Thurso and Kirkwall, 22 August-1 September 1989

Author: Colleen E Batey; Judith Jesch; Christopher D Morris, B.A.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press for Centre for Continuing Education, University of Aberdeen and Dept. of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Viking Diaspora presents the early medieval migrations of people, language and culture from mainland Scandinavia to new homes in the British Isles, the North Atlantic, the Baltic and the East, in the period known as the Viking Age as a form of 'diaspora'. It concentrates on the connectedness between migrants and both their homelands and regions within the diaspora, particularly through language, naming customs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Kirkwall (1989)
Kongreß
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen E Batey; Judith Jesch; Christopher D Morris, B.A.
ISBN: 0748604308 9780748604302 0748606327 9780748606320
OCLC Number: 31207016
Description: xvi, 554 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Colleen E. Batey, Judith Jesch, Christopher D. Morris.

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A full examination of the impact of the Vikings in Northern Europe, providing insights on history, philology and saga literature. Providing summaries of all the Viking sites, this book should be of  Read more...

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