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Exploring the World of the Vikings, 2007, 240 p. -

Here is the full story of the Vikings from their origins in Scandinavia during the early first millennium AD, through the incredible period of raiding, trading and settling known as the Viking Age, to the last surviving settlements in fifteenth-century Greenland. Drawing on the latest discoveries and augmenting textual evidence with fine archaeological detail, Richard Hall creates a vivid picture of the Vikings at home and abroad in an era that laid many of the foundations of the modern world. The full story of the Vikings from their origins up to their last surviving settlements ; Viking life and culture, art and religion; Vikings at home and abroad; the Vikings in popular imagination ; The latest archaeological discoveries, from burials to hoards to settlements ; All the most famous Viking sites in Scandinavia and beyond, including Hedeby, York, Dublin, Birka and L'Anse aux Meadows ; Box features covering subjects as diverse as runes, navigation, silver hoards and the sagas ; Photographs, drawings, site plans, reconstructions and maps ; Timeline featuring key events and personalities ; Gazetteer of sites, museums and places of interest to visit.
Référence : 40935. Anglais
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