Vikings and the Vikings

Vikings and the Vikings
  • Author : Paul Hardwick,Kate Lister
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 23 October 2019
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This essay collection is a wide-ranging exploration of Vikings, the television series that has successfully summoned the historical world of the Norse people for modern audiences to enjoy. From a range of critical viewpoints, these all fresh essays explore the ways in which past and present representations of the Vikings converge in the show's richly textured dramatization of the rise and fall of Ragnar Loobrok--and the exploits of his heirs--creating what many viewers label a "true" representation of the age.

The 50 Greatest Players in Minnesota Vikings History

The 50 Greatest Players in Minnesota Vikings History
  • Author : Robert W. Cohen
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 01 September 2021
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Who were the greatest Minnesota Viking to have the played the game of football? There are certainly many excellent players to choose from, from Fran Tarkenton to Randy Moss on offense to defensive stalwarts like Alan Page and John Randle. Even the offensive linemen who quietly get the job done deserve ranking among the top 50—think Gary Zimmerman and Ron Yary. The possibilities are endless: players such as Ahmad Rashad, Adrian Peterson, Carl Eller, Daunte Culpepper and many more. In

Vikings in the South

Vikings in the South
  • Author : Ann Christys
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 27 August 2015
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In the ninth century, Vikings carried out raids on the Christian north and Muslim south of the Iberian peninsula (modern Spain and Portugal), going on to attack North Africa, southern Francia and Italy and perhaps sailing as far as Byzantium. A century later, Vikings killed a bishop of Santiago de Compostela and harried the coasts of al-Andalus. Most of the raids after this date were small in scale, but several heroes of the Old Norse sagas were said to have

Vikings in America

Vikings in America
  • Author : Graeme Davis
  • Publisher : Birlinn
  • Release : 23 May 2011
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The first book to tackle the subject in forty years, the true extent of the Viking discovery and colonisation of the eastern seaboard of America is fully examined, taking into account the new archaeological, linguistic and DNA evidence which supplements the historic account. When Columbus claimed to have discovered America in 1492, and the Borgia Pope claimed it as a New World for Catholic Spain, the Vatican started a 500 hundred year conspiracy to conceal the true story of Viking America. In

Only Norman Vikings

Only Norman Vikings
  • Author : David James Smith
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release : 15 December 2017
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High King selection over other kings ensured there would always be an adult on the throne, but warfare and murder followed. Overlordship was only submission under duress, ignored unless enforced. Vikings kept coming, to settle, fight for possession, or for hire. Highland Chiefs are re-aligned by sourced history. Sigurd Rollo raided Scotland and became Jarl of Shetland and Orkney. He landed on the northern coast of France where his descendants became Dukes of Normandy. Erik Rollo accompanied his uncle, William

Vikings

Vikings
  • Author : W. B. Bartlett
  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Release : 15 November 2019
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A comprehensive new history of the infamous Vikings. Those men and women raided and traded their way into history whilst at the same time helping to build new nations in Scandinavia and beyond.

The Vikings

The Vikings
  • Author : Paul B. Du Chaillu,Robert Leighton,Allen French,Charles W. Whistler,H. Rider Haggard,Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release : 31 October 2019
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This is an unusual book for young readers. However, she will be interested in adults who are fond of the history of the Vikings. The first part is 12 newly discovered adventure stories about the Vikings such as Ivar the Viking by Paul B. Du Chaillu, Eric Brighteyes by H. Rider Haggard, The Story of Rolf and the Viking's Bow by Allen French, Olaf the Glorious: A Story of the Viking Age by Robert Leighton, Wulfric the Weapon Thane by Charles

Vikings

Vikings
  • Author : Hourly History
  • Publisher : Hourly History
  • Release : 11 April 2016
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The saga of the Vikings rises and falls on the banks of history, ebbing and flowing with popular opinion and whimsical anecdotes. The Vikings are routinely typecast and labeled anywhere from bloodthirsty tyrants to valiant heroes. They have been condemned as pirates and praised as explorers. We have all heard the stories of the fierce warriors with long ships and horned helmets storming onto the shores of medieval Europe; but who were these men really? Inside your will read about... ✓

Vikings

Vikings
  • Author : Martin J Dougherty
  • Publisher : Amber Books Ltd
  • Release : 01 February 2014
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“From the fury of the Northmen, good Lord deliver us.” – Anonymous monk, Noirmoutier, France, 9th century AD Beginning in 789AD, the Vikings raided monasteries, sacked cities and invaded western Europe. They looted and enslaved their enemies. But that is only part of their story. In long boats they discovered Iceland and America (both by accident) and also sailed up the Seine to Paris (which they sacked). They settled from Newfoundland to Russia, founded Dublin and fought battles as far afield

Kings and Vikings

Kings and Vikings
  • Author : P.H. Sawyer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2013
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Professor Sawyer offers some new interpretations of the development of Scandinavian society and history of the Christian conversion.

Guide to the Dragons

Guide to the Dragons
  • Author : Cordelia Evans
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 January 2015
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Provides a guide to ten of the dragons in Hiccup's world, through individual profiles with information about speed, wingspan, size, and other attributes, including the glowing flightmare and the quick speed stinger.

Guide to the Dragons Volume 3

Guide to the Dragons Volume 3
  • Author : Cordelia Evans
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 January 2015
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The third volume of this collectible guide profiles ten new dragons and comes with a double-sided poster and eye-catching foil and embossing on the cover. It’s a must-have for fans of DreamWorks Dragons! Now you can find out which dragons glow in the dark and which species is the fastest on land! Discover all of these facts and more about ten new dragon species in the third volume of this in-depth guide to the dragons in Hiccup’s world.