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The Vikings and their age

Author: Angus A Somerville; R Andrew McDonald
Publisher: North York, Ontario, Canada : University of Toronto Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Companions to medieval studies series, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Vikings and Their Age offers a quick overview of the chronology and major themes of the Viking period. Written in an accessible manner, it also provides a great introduction to some of the most interesting and significant figures in Viking lore, such as Harald Bluetooth, Eirik the Red, Leif Eiriksson, and Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir, a female Viking traveller. Insights and evidence from such diverse disciplines as
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Genre/Form: Sources
Additional Physical Format: Somerville, Angus A., 1943-
Vikings and their age.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013.
(CaOONL)20129080187
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angus A Somerville; R Andrew McDonald
ISBN: 9781442605220 1442605227 9781442607620 1442607629
OCLC Number: 824499541
Description: xv, 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The Viking Age: An Overview --
3. Viking Society and Religion: An Overview --
4. Viking Biographies --
5. How Do We Know? Sources for the Vikings and Their Age, and How to Use Them --
6. Case Study: The Vita Findani as a Window into the Viking Age --
7. Timeline --
8. Research Tools.
Series Title: Companions to medieval studies series, v. 1.
Responsibility: by Angus A. Somerville and R. Andrew McDonald.

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