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Weapons of the Viking Warrior
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Gareth Williams
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Between the late 8th and late 11th century Viking warriors had a massive impact not just in northern Europe, but across a huge arc from the western Mediterranean round through northern Europe and the Baltic to the Middle East and Central Asia. Their success depended in part on their skills
Weapons of the Viking Warrior
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Gareth Williams
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Between the late 8th and late 11th century Viking warriors had a massive impact not just in northern Europe, but across a huge arc from the western Mediterranean round through northern Europe and the Baltic to the Middle East and Central Asia. Their success depended in part on their skills
Viking Weapons & Warfare
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: J. Kim Siddorn
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited

Written from the point of view of the Viking warrior and of those who had to face him, this book details the design and construction of the various weapons used by the Norse peoples we have come to call 'the Vikings'. In particular it explains the advantages and constraints of
The Viking Siege of Paris
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Si Sheppard
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Vikings' siege of Paris in 885–86 was a turning point in the history of both Paris and France. In 885, a year after Charles the Fat was crowned King of the Franks, Danish Vikings sailed up the Seine demanding tribute. The Franks' refusal prompted the Vikings to lay siege
Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: William R. Short
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-18 - Publisher: Westholme Pub Llc

A source of enduring fascination, the Vikings are the most famous raiders of medieval Europe. Despite the exciting and compelling descriptions in the Icelandic sagas and other contemporary accounts that have fueled this interest, we know comparatively little about Viking age arms and armor as compared to weapons from other