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The Resource Vikings : life and legend, edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz, Matthias Wemhoff

Vikings : life and legend, edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz, Matthias Wemhoff

Label
Vikings : life and legend
Title
Vikings
Title remainder
life and legend
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz, Matthias Wemhoff
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings created an unrivalled cultural network that spanned four continents. This book explores the core period of the Viking Age from a global perspective, examining how the Vikings drew influences from Christian Europe and the Islamic World and how they created a lasting historical impact on our world
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Gareth
Dewey number
948.022
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Gareth
  • Pentz, Peter
  • Wemhoff, Matthias
  • British Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vikings
  • Civilisation, Viking
  • Vikings
  • Civilisation, Viking
  • Vikings
Label
Vikings : life and legend, edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz, Matthias Wemhoff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanies the exhibition Vikings: life and legend at the British Museum from 6 March to 22 June 2014. The exhibition is organized by the National Museum of Denmark, the British Museum and the Museum fur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
cartographic image
Contents
Contacts & exchange / Sunhild Kleingartner and Gareth Williams -- Vikings in Arabic sources / Gareth Williams -- Wiskiauten / Timo Ibsen -- Reuse of foreign objects / Sunhild Kleingartner --Warfare & military expansion / Gareth Williams -- The way of the warrior / Neil Price -- Continental defences against the Vikings / Simon Coupland -- Viking camps in England and Ireland / Gareth Williams -- Power & aristocracy / Anne Pedersen -- Great halls and palaces / Matthias Wemhoff -- The royal monuments of Jelling / Anne Pedersen -- Neighbours along the southern Baltic coast / Sunhild Kleingartner -- Belief & ritual / Neil Price -- The Fyrkat woman / Peter Pentz and Neil Price -- Ritual sites at Lake Tisso / Lars Jorgensen -- The Oseberg ship and ritual burial / Jan Bill -- Ships & the Vikings / Peter Pentz -- Roskilde 6 / Jan Bill -- Conservation of Roskilde 6 / Kristiane Stroetkvern
Control code
000052768546
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780714123370
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)864085963
Label
Vikings : life and legend, edited by Gareth Williams, Peter Pentz, Matthias Wemhoff
Publication
Note
Accompanies the exhibition Vikings: life and legend at the British Museum from 6 March to 22 June 2014. The exhibition is organized by the National Museum of Denmark, the British Museum and the Museum fur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-259) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
cartographic image
Contents
Contacts & exchange / Sunhild Kleingartner and Gareth Williams -- Vikings in Arabic sources / Gareth Williams -- Wiskiauten / Timo Ibsen -- Reuse of foreign objects / Sunhild Kleingartner --Warfare & military expansion / Gareth Williams -- The way of the warrior / Neil Price -- Continental defences against the Vikings / Simon Coupland -- Viking camps in England and Ireland / Gareth Williams -- Power & aristocracy / Anne Pedersen -- Great halls and palaces / Matthias Wemhoff -- The royal monuments of Jelling / Anne Pedersen -- Neighbours along the southern Baltic coast / Sunhild Kleingartner -- Belief & ritual / Neil Price -- The Fyrkat woman / Peter Pentz and Neil Price -- Ritual sites at Lake Tisso / Lars Jorgensen -- The Oseberg ship and ritual burial / Jan Bill -- Ships & the Vikings / Peter Pentz -- Roskilde 6 / Jan Bill -- Conservation of Roskilde 6 / Kristiane Stroetkvern
Control code
000052768546
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780714123370
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)864085963

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