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|Named Person:||Wulfstan; Wulfstan.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Anton Englert; Athena Trakadas
|Description:||374 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt.|
|Contents:||Foreword (Ole Crumlin-Pedersen & Friedrich Luth) Wulfstan's Account; Wulfstan's voyage and his description of Estland: the text and the language of the text (Janet Bately); Who was Wulfstan? (Judith Jesch); Wulfstan's account in the context of early medieval travel literature (Rudolf Simek); On the reliability of Wulfstan's report (Przemyslaw Urbanczyk) The Western and Central Baltic Sea Region in the 9th and 10th Centuries; Ests, Slavs and Saxons: ethnic groups and political structures (Christian Lubke, with a note by Przemyslaw Urbanczyk); Danes and Swedes in written and archaeological sources at the end of the 9th century (Wladyslaw Duczko); Routes and long-distance traffic thee nodal points of Wulfstan's voyage (Soren M. Sindbaek); Hedeby in Wulfstan's days: a Danish emporium of the Viking Age between East and West (Volker Hilberg); Wulfstan and the coast of southern Scandinavia: sailing routes from Langeland to More (Johan Callmer); Viking-Age sailing routes of the western Baltic Sea a matter of safety (Jens Ulriksen); Harbours and trading centres on Bornholm, Oland and Gotland in the late 9th century (Anne Norgard Jorgensen); Ports and emporia of the southern coast: from Hedeby to Usedom and Wolin (Hauke Jons); The settlement of Truso (Marek F. Jagodzinski); Handelsplatze zwischen Danziger und Rigaer Bucht zur Zeit Wulfstans (Vladas Zulkus & Mindaugas Bertasius) Navigating the Baltic Sea; Transport zones in Wulfstan's days (Christer Westerdahl); An 8th-century written source on ships and navigation: the Cosmography of Aethicus Ister (Ian Wood & George Indruszewski); Boats and ships of the Baltic Sea in the 9th and 10th centuries: the archaeological and iconographic evidence (Ole Crumlin-Pedersen); Sailing in Wulfstan's wake: the 2004 trial voyage Hedeby-Gdansk with the Skuldelev 1 reconstruction, Ottar (Anton Englert & Waldemar Ossowski); Seafaring then and now (Sean McGrail); The art of sailing like Wulfstan (George Indruszewski & Jon Godal, with contributions by Max Vinner) Exchange and Control; Principles of trade and exchange: trade goods and merchants (Heiko Steuer); The 9th-century Christian mission to the North (Jorn Staecker); The Christian mission in the northwestern Slavic territories (Felix Biermann); Piracy and naval organisation in the Baltic Sea in the 9th century: some security considerations concerning Wulfstan's voyage (Jan Bill); Summary (Michael Muller-Wille)|
|Series Title:||Maritime culture of the North, 2|
|Responsibility:||ed. by Anton Englert and 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
- Wulfstan, -- active 9th century -- Travel -- Baltic Sea Region.
- Baltic Sea -- Description and travel
- Civilization, Viking.
- Viking antiquities.
- Baltic Sea Region -- Description and travel
- Civilization, Viking
- Geschichte -- 800-900
- Viking antiquities
- Wulfstan -- Travel -- Baltic Sea Region
- Historiae adversus paganos
- Wismar <2004>