The Norsemen in the Viking Age (Peoples of Europe) (Paperback)

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This history of the Nordic peoples in the period 750-1050 focuses on their homelands and colonies, demonstrating the fluidity and incoherence of the world in which they lived.

  • Considers the Nordic peoples in Viking times without undue recourse to developmental theories.
  • Guides readers through some of the scholarly controversies surrounding these peoples.
  • Illustrated by reference to runic, poetic and archaeological evidence.

About the Author


Eric Christiansen was born in 1937 and educated in England. He is a Fellow Emeritus of New College, Oxford. His publications include The Origins of Military Power in Spain (1967), The Northern Crusades (Second Edition, 1996) and translations of Saxo Grammaticus books X-XVI (1980-81), Sven Aggesen (1992) and Dudo of St Quentin (1998).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405149648
ISBN-10: 1405149647
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: April 1st, 2006
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Peoples of Europe