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With over 380 color illustrations including beautiful reconstruction drawings, maps, cross-section drawings of ships, line-drawings of fortifications, battle plan reconstructions and photos of surviving artifacts including weapons and jewelry, Vikings at War provides a vivid account of one of Europe s most exciting epochs.
In addition, the book provides an overview of Viking history and culture, focusing on the importance of weapons to the society as well as the Vikings lasting impact on Europe through their expeditions of trade and exploration.
This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.With over 380 colour illustrations including beautiful reconstruction drawings, maps, cross-section drawings of ships, line-drawings of fortifications, battle plan reconstructions and photos of surviving artefacts including weapons and jewellery, Vikings at War provides a vivid account of one of Europes most exciting epochs.They looted and enslaved their enemies, terrorizing all whom they encountered.Author by : Colin Richards Languange : en Publisher by : Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read : 62 Total Download : 650 File Size : 40,6 Mb Description : Useful for people interested in stage combat, historical European martial arts, and re-enacting.Total Download : 226, file Size : 42,5 Mb, description : A comprehensive guide to hand-to-hand combat that re-creates strategies used by the VikingsThe Viking shield wall is a famed battle strategy, tens or hundreds of men interlocked, reliant on their neighbors for survival.Wherever Viking ships roamed, enormous suffering followed in their wake, but the encounter between cultures changed both European and Nordic societies.Never let your personal space go undefended again!View: 2199, author :.Comprehensive illustrations complement the text and the result is a wealth of information for anyone interested in the warfare of the time.Author by : Antony Cummins, languange : en, publisher by : The History Press, format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi.
Vikings at War was awarded the Norwegian literary prize Saga Prize in 2012; currently in its fourth printing in Norwegian, the translation presented here makes it available for the first time in English." Author by : William.
Long out of print, the book has been a source of inspiration to wargamers and academic historians alike.
Examining the raising and organization of early medieval armies and looks at the conduct of campaigns, the survey also includes a study of the equipment of warriors and the horrific experience of battle as well as an analysis of medieval fortifications and siege warfare.
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The giants and trolls of old still live on in these legendary sagas of old times.Author by : William.Warfare and Society in the Barbarian West uses historical and archaeological evidence in a rigorous and sophisticated fashion.Viking ships landed on almost every shore in the Western world during the 350 years that followed the introduction of the sail into the region, from the 9th to the 11th century.The sagas include the Saga of the Kjalarnes People, the Saga of Halfdan Brana's Fosterling, the Saga of Sorli the Strong, and the Saga of Illugi Grid's Fosterling.It also portrays the Viking raids and conquest campaigns that brought the Vikings to virtually every corner of Europe and even to America.Author by : Kyle.