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  1. Vikings

    Vikings: Raiders from the Sea [Paperback]

    Kim Hjardar

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005195
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    From the 9th to the 11th century, Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world. Viking ravages united the Spanish kingdoms and stopped Charlemagne and the Franks' advance in Europe. Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous sufferin... .... Learn More
  2. A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides

    A Norse Settlement in the Outer Hebrides: Excavations on Mounds 2 and 2A, Bornais, South Uist [Hardback]

    Niall Sharples (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £33.75

    ISBN: 9781789250466
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bornais
    Volume: 3
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The settlement at Bornais in the Western Isles of Scotland is one of the largest rural settlements known from the Norse period in Britain. It spans the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century AD when the Atlantic seaboard was subject to dra... .... Learn More
  3. The Staffordshire Hoard

    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure [Hardback]

    Chris Fern (Editor); Tania Dickinson (Editor); Leslie Webster (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781527233508
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Series: Research Report of the Society of Antiquaries of London
    Volume: 80
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Staffordshire Hoard: An Anglo-Saxon Treasure tells the story of the Staffordshire Hoard’s discovery and acquisition, and the six-year research project that pieced its fragments back together, identified its objects and explored their manufact... .... Learn More
  4. Vikings at War

    Vikings at War [Paperback]

    Kim Hjardar (author); Vegard Vike (author)

    £19.99
    ISBN: 9781612007991
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Vikings at War is a sumptuous depiction of how the Vikings waged war: their weapons technology, offensive and defensive warfare, military traditions and tactics, their fortifications, ships and command structure. It also portrays the Viking raids ... .... Learn More
  5. The Last Vikings

    The Last Vikings [Paperback]

    Kirsten A. Seaver (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781350143364
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Saddled with a bit of a misleading title, this is actually a well researched general history of the Norse colonisation of Greenland. Combining archaeology with the sagas, and meagre mentions in other European sources, Kirsten Seaver looks at the e... .... Learn More
  6. God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204

    God's Viking: Harald Hardrada: The Varangian Guard of the Byzantine Emprerors Ad998 to 1204 [Hardback]

    Nic Fields (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473823426
    Published by : Pen & Sword
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    Harald Hardrada is perhaps best known as the inheritor of seven feet of English soil in that year of fateful change, 1066. But Stamford Bridge was the terminal point of a warring career that spanned decades and continents. Thus, prior to forcibl... .... Learn More
  7. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21

    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 21 [Paperback]

    Helena Hamerow (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781905905447
    Published by : Oxford University School of Archaeology
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History
    Volume: 21
    Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History is a series concerned with England and its neighbours during the Anglo-Saxon period. .... Learn More
  8. Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015

    Heirs of the Vikings: History and Identity in Normandy and England, c.950-c.1015 [Hardback]

    Katherine Cross (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9781903153796
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Viking settlers and their descendants inhabited both England and Normandy in the tenth century, but narratives discussing their origins diverged significantly. This comparative study explores the depictions of Scandinavia and the events of the Vik... .... Learn More
  9. Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

    Aelfred's Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age [Paperback]

    Max Adams (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9781784080310
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    The story of Aelfred the Great, his war aginst the Vikings and the foundations of modern Britain. In AD 865, a 'great host' of battle-hardened Norse warriors landed on England's eastern coast, overwhelmed East Anglia with terrifying swiftness and ... .... Learn More
  10. Gods and Humans in Medieval Scandinavia: Retying the Bonds

    Gods and Humans in Medieval Scandinavia: Retying the Bonds [Hardback]

    Jonas Wellendorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9781108424974
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature
    Volume: 103
    The coming of Christianity to Northern Europe resulted in profound cultural changes. In the course of a few generations, new answers were given to fundamental existential questions and older notions were invalidated. Jonas Wellendorf's study, the ... .... Learn More

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