The Resource Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241, John Haywood

Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241, John Haywood

Label
Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241
Title
Northmen
Title remainder
the Viking saga, AD 793-1241
Statement of responsibility
John Haywood
Title variation
North men
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The violent and predatory society of Dark Age Scandinavia left a unique impact on the history of medieval Europe. From their chill northern fastness, Norse warriors, explorers and merchants raided, traded, and settled across wide areas of Europe, Asia and the North Atlantic from the late 8th to the mid-11th century. THE VIKING CHRONICLES narrates their story focusing on places where key events were played out, from the sack of Lindisfarne in 793 to the murder in Iceland in 1241 of the saga-writer Snorri Sturluson. Such episodes are fascinating in themselves, but also shed crucial light on the nature of Viking activity - its causes, effects, and the reasons for its decline. In 800 the Scandinavians were barbarians in longboats bent on plunder and rapine; by 1200, their homelands were an integral part of Latin Christendom. John Haywood tells, in authoritative but compellingly readable fashion, the extraordinary story of the Viking Age
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haywood, John
Dewey number
948.022
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Viking
  • Vikings
  • Northmen
  • Vikings
  • Scandinavia
Label
Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241, John Haywood
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvii, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781855256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Northmen : the Viking saga, AD 793-1241, John Haywood
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvii, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781781855256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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