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The Vikings: Fact and Fiction

Robin Place

The Vikings: Fact and Fiction

Adventures of Young Vikings in Jorvik (Fact and Fiction Books)

by Robin Place

  • 327 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • Social history,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Vikings,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Europe - Scandinavia,
  • Scandinavia,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Arts & Humanities,
  • Vikings - Social life and customs - Juvenile literature,
  • Medieval, 500-1500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7736592M
    ISBN 100521315727
    ISBN 109780521315722


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The Vikings Facts and Fictions. by Kirsten Wolf and Tristan Mueller-Vollmer. The Vikings were filthy brutes who fought with blunt weapons and wore horned helmets, right. The authors say no and disprove many other common misconceptions about the Vikings. Print Flyer. Vikings doesn’t show us the adventures of well-known historically attested individuals, nor does it always show well-substantiated historical events as scholars understand them.

Instead, it is engaging fiction: a dramatization of legends in which the 9th-century Viking world is simplified and sketched, with events and processes, from the earliest raids to the invasion of the Great Heathen Army, conflated and Author: Elinor Evans. Fact or fiction part of is where you will find the answers to all these questions and many more.

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This paper evaluates the stories against the scientific evidence found to date. Archaeologists, although qualified to discuss all sides of the arguments, rarely do, because of the lack of career rewards for doing so.

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Terry Deary's Viking Tales explore the world and mythology of the Vikings through the eyes of children who could have lived at the time. These stories feature real people from history and take place in some of the most recognisable Viking settings.

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