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Viking Rus : studies on the presence of Scandinavians in Eastern Europe

Author: Wladyslaw Duczko
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004.
Series: Northern world, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume deals with one of the most controversial issues in writings about early medieval history, the presence of Scandinavians, known as Rus and their impact on Eastern Europe during the Viking Age. These studies give for the first time an extensive and detailed picture of the Norse population in the East by using, besides written narratives, a wide range of archaeological sources. The seven chapters survey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wladyslaw Duczko
ISBN: 9004138749 9789004138742
OCLC Number: 54670240
Description: xii, 289, [72] pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 The Rus and Scandinavia : the case of the Rhos in Ingelheim A.D. 839 10 Ch. 2 People, places and things in the first "land of Rus" in the East 60 Ch. 3 The Rus and their culture 115 Ch. 4 The upper Dnieper 155 Ch. 5 The Volga-Oka region 189 Ch. 6 Towards the Rus state 202
Series Title: Northern world, v. 12.
Responsibility: by Wladyslaw Duczko.

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This book offers a detailed survey of the history and culture of Scandinavians, known as Rus, living during the Viking Age in the Eastern Europe where they created not only a principality of Kiev but  Read more...

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