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  1. Northmen: The Viking Saga, 793-1241

    Northmen: The Viking Saga, 793-1241 [Paperback]

    John Haywood (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9781781855256
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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 Eur... .... Learn More
  2. The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings [Paperback]

    Anders Winroth (Author)

    £13.95

    ISBN: 9780691169293
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturd... .... Learn More
  3. Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

    Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation [Paperback]

    Sverre Bagge (Author)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9780691169088
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Cross and Scepter is an essential introduction to Scandinavian medieval history, from the age of the Vikings to the Reformation. Christianity and European-style monarchy--the cross and the scepter--were introduced to Scandinavia in the tenth ... .... Learn More
  4. Ecgfrith: King of the Northumbrians, High-King of Britian

    Ecgfrith: King of the Northumbrians, High-King of Britian [Paperback]

    Nicholas Higham (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781907730450
    Published by : Paul Watkins
    Ecgfrith was a king of the Northumbrians, the last in a line of expansionist, seventh-century, northern English kings, and a major figure in Bede's famous Ecclesiastical History of the English People. From 670 to 685 he ruled a kingdom which ... .... Learn More
  5. Rituals, Performatives and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650-1350

    Rituals, Performatives and Political Order in Northern Europe, c. 650-1350 [Hardback]

    Wojtek Jezierski (Editor); Lars Hermanson (Editor); Hans Jacob Orning (Editor); Thomas Smaberg (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9782503554723
    Published by : Brepols
    This multidisciplinary volume draws together contributions from history, archaeology, and the history of religion to offer an in-depth examination of political ritual and its performative and transformative potential across Contin... .... Learn More
  6. The Vikings in the West Country

    The Vikings in the West Country [Paperback]

    Derek Gore (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9781903356654
    Published by : The Mint Press
    This book is the first to bring together and analyse the Vikings in the West Country. It covers both the First and Second Viking Age, conquest, the fall of kingdoms, raids , hoards, metalwork, s... .... Learn More
  7. Monk-Bishops and the English Benedictine Reform Movement

    Monk-Bishops and the English Benedictine Reform Movement [Hardback]

    Tracey-Anne Cooper (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780888441935
    Published by : Brepols
    London, BL, Cotton Tiberius A. iii is a compilation manuscript made at Christ Church, Canterbury, (arguably) in 1020–1023. Its ninety-four texts and two illustrations initially seem to present an incompatible miscellany: a monastic customary ... .... Learn More
  8. Northmen

    Northmen: The Viking Saga, 793-1241 AD [Hardback]

    John Haywood (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781781855232
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    John Haywood states in his introduction that “this book is not an attempt to paint a balanced picture of Viking life – it has little to say about their artistic achievements, their everyday lives or the role of women, for e... .... Learn More
  9. The Church and Vale of Evesham, 701-1215

    The Church and Vale of Evesham, 701-1215 [Hardback]

    David Cox (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783270774
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    In c.701, a minster was founded in the lower Avon Valley on a deserted promontory called Evesham. Over the next five hundred years it became a Benedictine abbey and turned the Vale of Evesham into a federation of Christian communi... .... Learn More
  10. A Short History of the Vikings

    A Short History of the Vikings [Paperback]

    Clare Downham (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9781848856455
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Who were the Vikings? Were they the deadly marauders of popular repute - pitiless sea-wolves who voyaged across the Norwegian Sea to prey on the richer pickings of others? Or did they sail beyond their ancestral lands for reasons other than p... .... Learn More

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