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Viking civilization

Axel Olrik

Viking civilization

by Axel Olrik

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vikings -- History.,
  • Vikings -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of the Danish ed. of 1927, published under the title Nordisk aandsliv i vikingetid og tidlig middelalder.

    Statementby Axel Olrik ; revised after the author"s death by Hans Ellekilde ; [translated from the Danish by Jacob Wittmer Hartmann and Hanna Astrup Larsen].
    ContributionsEllekilde, Hans.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13926218M

    Quiz yourself on the Vikings See all quizzes › Go to topic › Question 10 Which of these could have been a Viking surname? Thor. This is the name of a Viking god. Next Question > Eriksson. Leif Eriksson was a Viking explorer. His father's name was Erik the Red. Next Question > The Red. This was a nickname given to Viking explorer Erik. For more information on Viking law, the Viking Althing, and other counter-intuitive facts of ancient and medieval history, see Anthony Esolen’s The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization. During the Viking Age, the Norse had an oral culture and only rune writing existed. However, the Vikings had both law and government even.

    Viking is a legendary imprint with a distinguished list of extraordinary writers in both fiction and nonfiction. The Viking Press was founded in New York City on March 1, , by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheimer. When the Viking logo, a ship drawn by Rockwell Kent, was chosen as a symbol of enterprise, adventure, and exploration. 1 The Viking expeditions 13 2 Viking-age Scandinavia 18 3 Danevirke, c. 27 4 Early Viking attacks on the British Isles 37 5 Ireland in the Viking age 44 6 Excavations of Viking and medieval Dublin 47 7 Iceland and the Faroe Islands in the Viking age 59 8 Viking Greenland and the Eastern Settlement 73 9 The Vikings and the New World

      In this ambitious, sprawling study, Haywood (Viking: The Norse Warrior’s Manual), who has written extensively on medieval Europe, manages to construct a definitive, if not always accessible, history of Viking : Wealthy Vikings were sometimes buried along with their ships. Viking burial › Viking crafts. The Vikings were skilled craftsmen, creating high-quality cloth, delicate jewellery, and strong weapons and armour. Viking crafts › Viking gods. At the front of a Viking warship was a figurehead, perhaps representing a warrior spirit.


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"They were also sailors, traders, farmers, craftsmen, and explorers with a rich tradition and many of the human rights still missing in many countries. Entropy: A New World View is a non-fiction book by Jeremy Rifkin and Ted Howard, with an Afterword by Nicholas was first published by Viking Press, New York in (ISBN ).A paperback edition was published by Bantam inin a paperback revised edition, by Bantam Books, in (ISBN ).The revised .many of the volumes cited above, especially (A21).

For more specific work on Viking-age Scandinavia, as well as references to material concerning the pre-Viking (Iron age) and post-Viking (mediaeval) periods, see section (C). [A30] A. Olrik, Viking civilization, rev. by H. Ellekilde () [UL d] [A31] L. Musset,File Size: 1MB.The Viking name for an earl or chieftain.

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