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.
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... ships from the Loire C ♢ 892 250 Viking ships from Boulogne D ♢ spring 893 2
Viking fleets from East AngKa and Northumbria £ ♢ spring 893 Vikings besiege Pi
/ton and Exeter but fail to take them F ♢ spring 893 Viking fleet under King Sigfrid
Edward narrowly missed adding Northumbria to his kingdom. The Danes of
Northumbria had submitted to ^thelflaed in 918, but she died before this coup
could be followed up, and in the following year Ragnald, a Viking chief from
Ireland, took ...
From 866 to 954 York was the centre of a Viking kingdom including most of the
old kingdom of Northumbria south of the Tees. After they took York in 866, the
Danes at first ruled through English puppet kings, but in 876 Halfdan, one of the ...
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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
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