Post-classical history

FURTHER READING

Abels, R. Alfred the Great: War, Kingship and Culture in Anglo-Saxon England, Harlow: Longman, 1998.

Abu-Chakra, F. Vikings Through Arab Eyes: ‘Ibn Fadlan’ A.D. 922, Helsinki: Ammatour, 2004.

Adam of Bremen. History of the Archibishops of Hamburg-Bremen [trans. Francis Tschan], New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.

Alliott, S. Alcuin of York, York: William Sessions, 1974.

Anon. ‘Viking Famines Echoed in Japan,’ in New Scientist, vol 131, issue 1779, 27 July 1991. p.21.

_______ The Saga of the Jómsvíkings [trans. Lee Hollander], Austin: University of Texas Press, 1955.

Austin, D. and Leslie Alcock, eds, From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology, London: Routledge, 1997.

Barlow, F. The Godwins: The Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty, Harlow: Pearson, 2002.

Bell-Fialkoff, A., ed., The Role of Migration in the History of the Eurasian Steppe: Sedentary Civilization vs ‘Barbarian’ and Nomad, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000.

Blackburn, B. and Leofranc Holford-Strevens, The Oxford Companion to the Year, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Blöndal, S. ‘The Last Exploits of Harald Sigurdsson in Greek Service,’ in Classica et Medievalia, I, 2, 1939, pp.1–26.

Brønsted, J. The Vikings [trans. Kalle Skov], Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

Christiansen, E. The Northern Crusades, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1997.

Davidson, H. Gods and Myths of Northern Europe, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1964.

___________ The Viking Road to Byzantium, London: Allen & Unwin, 1976.

DeVries, K. The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999.

DuBois, T. Nordic Religions in the Viking Age, Philadelphia: Pennsylvania University Press, 1999.

Duczko, W. Viking Rus: Studies on the Presence of Scandinavians in Eastern Europe, Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2004.

Encyclopaedia Britannica, DVD-ROM edition, 2002.

Faulkes, A., ed., Stories from the Sagas of the Kings, London: Viking Society for Northern Research/UCL, 1980.

Fleming, F. Barrow’s Boys: A Stirring Story of Daring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy, London: Granta, 2001.

Fletcher, R. Bloodfeud: Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 2002.

Gilbert, T. ‘Death and Destruction,’ in New Scientist, vol. 178, issue 2397, 31 May 2003, p.32.

Godden, M. and Michael Lapidge, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Old English Literature, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Gribbin, J. and Mary Gribbin, ‘Climate and History: The West-vikings’ Saga’ in New Scientist, vol. 125, issue 1700, 20 January 1990.

Griffith, P. The Viking Art of War, London: Greenhill Books, 1995.

Halldórsson, Ó. Danish Kings and the Jomsvikings in the Greatest Saga of Óláfr Tryggvason, London: Viking Society for Northern Research.

Haywood, J. Dark Age Naval Power: A Reassessment of Frankish and Anglo-Saxon Seafaring Activity, London: Routledge, 1991.

__________ Historical Atlas of the Vikings, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995.

Herbert, K. Peace-Weavers and Shield-Maidens: Women in Early English Society, Frithgarth: Anglo-Saxon Books, 1997.

Hoppäl, M. and Juha Pentikäinen, eds., Uralic Mythology and Folklore, Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society, 1989.

Hreinsson, V., ed., The Complete Sagas of Icelanders, Reykjavík: Leifur Eiríksson Publishing, 1997 [5 volumes].

Huurre, M. 9000 Vuotta Suomen Esihistoria, Helsinki: Otava, 2004.

Ibn Battúta, Travels in Asia and Africa, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1929 [1984 repr.].

Ioannisyan, O. ‘Archaeological evidence for the development and urbanization of Kiev from the 8th to the 14th centuries’, in Austin, D. and Leslie Alcock, eds., From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology, London: Routledge, 1997, pp.285–312.

Jolly, K. Popular Religion in Late Saxon England: Elf Charms in Context, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Jones, G. A History of the Vikings, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984 [2nd ed.].

Jones, P. and Nigel Pennick, A History of Pagan Europe, London: Routledge, 1995.

Jutikkala, E and Kauko Pirinen, A History of Finland, Helsinki: Werner Söderström, 2003.

Kennedy, H. The Court of the Caliphs: The Rise and Fall of Islam’s Greatest Dynasty, London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.

Keppie, L. The Making of the Roman Army: From Republic to Empire, London: Batsford.

King, C. The Black Sea: A History, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Kuparinen, E. An African Alternative: Nordic Migration to South Africa 1815–1915, Helsinki & Turku: Finnish Historical Society & Institute of Migration, 1991.

Larsson, M. Vikingar I Österled, en samlingsutgåva av Ett Ödes-digert Vikingatåg: Ingvar den vittfarnes resa 1036–1041; Väringar: Nordbor hos kejsaren I Miklagård; Rusernas Rike: Nordborna och Russlands födelse, Stockholm: Atlantis, 1997.

Magnusson, M. Vikings! London: Bodley Head/BBC, 1980.

_________ and Hermann Pálsson, trans. The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965.

Malmer, B. ‘What does coinage tell us about Scandinavian society in the late Viking Age?’, in Austin, D. and Leslie Alcock, eds., From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology, London: Routledge, 1997, pp.157–67.

Marcus, G. The Conquest of the North Atlantic, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1980.

Marsden, J. The Fury of the Northmen: Saints, Shrines and Sea-Raiders in the Viking Age, London: Kyle Cathie, p.1993.

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Mithen, S. After the Ice: A Global Human History 20,000–5000 BC, London: Phoenix, 2003.

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Norwich, J. Byzantium: The Apogee, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1993.

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Sherwin, R. The Viking and the Red Man: The Old Norse Origin of the Algonquin Language, New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1940.

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Stafford, P. Queen Emma & Queen Edith: Queenship and Women’s Power in Eleventh-Century England, Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.

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_______ King Harald’s Saga: Harald Hardradi of Norway [trans. Magnus Magnusson and Hermann Pálsson], Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.

_______ The Poetic Edda [trans. Lee Hollander], Austin: University of Texas Press, 1962.

Swanton, M., ed. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, London: Phoenix Press, 2000.

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Wawn, A. The Vikings and the Victorians: Inventing the Old North in 19th Century Britain, Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2000.

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Williams, A. Aethelred the Unready: The Ill-Counselled King, London: Hambledon and London, 2003.

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