Viking: The Norse Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual

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Combines the latest research and discoveries with a humorous eye to take us inside the Viking world

So you want to be a Viking?
Vikings are the lords of the northern seas. Fame, glory, and wealth await those who brave storms and enemy spears to plunder far and wide in foreign lands. Who wouldn’t like to come home laden with silver, earning a reputation that will live on long after lesser men have been forgotten?
This book tells you everything you need to know to become a successful Viking warrior in the tenth century.
  • How to join a Viking war band
  • What to look for in a good Viking leader
  • How to behave at a feast
  • How to choose the right weapons and armor
  • How to plunder a monastery and ransom a monk
  • How to navigate at sea
135 illustrations, 29 in color

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John Haywood's many books include Encyclopaedia of the Viking Age and Historical Atlas of the Celtic World.

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