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|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anton Englert; Athena Trakadas; Wulfstan; Vikingeskibshallen i Roskilde.
|Language Note:||Chiefly in English; text of Wulfstan's report in Old English, with English translation; 1 paper in German.|
|Notes:||Papers from a seminar held in Wismar 24-25 Sept. 2004.
"The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde; in collaboration with Roman-Germanic Commission, Frankfurt am Main; Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe, Leipzig; Lower Saxony Institute for Historical Coastal Research, Wilhelmshaven."--Preliminary page.
|Description:||374 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Wulfstan's account: Wulfstan's voyage and his description of Estland : the text and the language of the text / by Janet Bately. Who was Wulfstan? / by Judith Jesch. Wulfstan's account in the context of early medieval travel literature / by Rudolk Simek. On the reliability of Wulfstan's report / by Przemysław Urbańczyk --
The western and central Baltic Sea Region in the 9th and 10th centuries: Ests, Slavs, and Saxons : ethnic groups and political structures / by Christian Lübke ; with a note by Przemysław Urbańczyk. Danes and Swedes in written and archaeological sources at the end of the 9th century / by Władysław Duczko. Routes and long-distance traffic : the nodal points of Wulfstan's voyage / by Søren M. Sindbæk. Hedeby in Wulfstan's days : a Danish emporium of the Viking age between East and West / by Volker Hilberg. Wulfstan and the coast of southern Scandinavia : sailing routes from Langeland to Möre / by Johan Callmer --
Viking-age sailing routes of the western Baltic Sea : a matter of safety / by Jens Ulriksen. Harbours and trading centres on Bornholm, Ö̈land, and Gotland in the late 9th century / by Anne Nørgård Jørgensen. Ports and emporia of the southern coast : from Hedeby to Usedom and Wolin / by Hauke Jöns. The settlement of Truso / by Marek F. Jagodziński. Handelsplätze zwischen Danziger und Rigaer Bucht zur Zeit Wulfstans / by Vladas Z̆ulkus & Mindaugas Bertašius --
Navigating the Baltic Sea: Transport zones in Wulfstan's days / by Christer Westerdahl. An 8th-century written source on ships and navigation : the Cosmography of Aethicus Ister / by Ian Wood & George Indruszewski. Boats and ships of the Baltic Sea in the 9th and 10th centuries : the archaeological and iconographic evidence / by Ole Crumlin-Pedersen. Sailing in Wulfstan's wake : the 2004 trial voyage Hedeby-Gdańsk with the Skuldelev I reconstruction, Ottar / by Anton Englert & Waldemar Ossowski. Seafaring then and now / by Seán McGrail. The art of sailing like Wulfstan / by George Indruszewski & Jon Godal ; with contributions by Max Vinner --
Exchange and control: Principles of trade and exchange : trade goods and merchants / by Heiko Steuer. The 9th-century Christian mission to the North / by Jörn Staecker. The Christian mission in the northwestern Slavic territories / by Felix Biermann. Piracy and naval organisation in the Baltic Sea in the 9th century : some security considerations concerning Wulfstan's voyage / by Jan Bill --
Summary / by Michael Müller-Wille.
|Series Title:||Maritime culture of the North, 2.|
|Other Titles:||Baltic Sea region in the early Viking age as seen from shipboard|
|Responsibility:||edited by Anton Englert & Athena Trakadas.|
Wulfstans Voyage is a welcome addition to the literature on the lands round the Baltic Sea in the early Middle Ages and it also presents a fresh study of an important, brief geographical text. With a
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- Civilization, Viking -- Congresses.
- Viking antiquities -- Congresses.
- Baltic Sea Region -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
- Sailing -- Baltic Sea -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
- Baltic Sea Region -- Commerce -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
- Baltic Sea Region -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 -- Congresses.
- Navigation -- Baltique (mer) -- Jusqu'à 1500.
- Baltique (mer) -- Descriptions et voyages.