The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings
Penguin Books, 1995 - 144 oldal
Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of ninth-century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of peasants and rulers alike for two centuries. But the Vikings were more than just marine warriors and this atlas shows their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers, settlers and mercenaries. With over sixty full colour maps, it follows the tracks of the Viking merchants who travelled deep into Russia, of Viking mercenaries who served in the emperor’s bodyguard at Constantinople, and Viking mariners who sailed beyond the edge of the known world to North America.
1 - 3 találat összesen 12 találatból.
Scandinavia is a vast region stretching some 1200 miles (2000km) from the neck
of the Jutland peninsula in the south to North Cape well beyond the Arctic Circle.
Only in the far north and south does Scandinavia lack clearly defined borders.
Jutland was the centre of another early kingdom, though the evidence here
comes from large scale defence works rather than burials. In 726, a canal was
built through an isthmus on the island of Sams0, probably to regulate shipping
and in ...
In less forested areas such as Jutland, timber-framed buildings were walled with
clay-plastered wattle and roofed with thatch. In treeless areas such as Iceland,
turf and stone were used as much as possible. Vorbasse: a Viking farming village
Mit mondanak mások - Írjon ismertetőt
LibraryThing ReviewFelhasználói ismertető - Steve.Bivans - LibraryThing
Don't let the 'picture book' appearance of this little book keep you from buying it, even if you're a serious scholar. The maps are indispensable, and the chronology is laid out logically. One could design an entire semester syllabus based on the chronology in this little book. Teljes értékelés elolvasása
LibraryThing ReviewFelhasználói ismertető - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
I like this format for the actual maps less well than I Liked the McEvedy series of atlases. But the book is informative and tries to more of a survey of the "Abortive Scandinavian" Civilization, (as ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
The Causes of the Viking Age
The Origins of the Vikings
Scandinavia in the Viking Age
4 további fejezet nem látható