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Setting sail from Northern Europe during the Dark Ages, the Vikings burst onto an unsuspecting world with extraordinary consequences. This lavish volume, with 15 removable facsimile items, sheds new light on the Viking Age. Discussing everything from Norse gods and belief systems to their technological advances, extraordinary craftsmanship, social organization, and military might, this compelling portrait reveals how Viking imperatives decisively shaped our civilization.
Fifteen items of removable facsimile memorabilia include:
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Marjolein Stern is an expert on the Viking Age and medieval culture and communication. She has written numerous articles on Viking culture and has just completed her PhD on runestone images and visual communication in the Viking Age. She was based at the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age at Nottingham University in the UK, and now works at the University of Ghent in Belgium.
Roderick Dale is an archeologist and expert in Scandinavian history, Old Norse language and literature, Viking Age warfare, and the Vikings in popular culture. Roderick has worked with a number of authors as a historical consultant, most recently on Anita Ganeri’s Norse Myths and Legends (Raintree Publishing.)
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