Exploring the World of the Vikings

ISBN: LC9780500290514


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Quick Overview

Here is the full story of the Vikings from their origins in Scandinavia during the early first millennium AD, through the incredible period of raiding, trading and settling known as the Viking Age, to the last surviving settlements in fifteenth-century Greenland. Drawing on the latest discoveries and augmenting textual evidence with fine archaeological detail, Richard Hall creates a vivid picture of the Vikings at home and abroad in an era that laid many of the foundations of the modern world. Designed for the general reader this book is beautifully presented with colour illustrations throughout.