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Posted April 24, 2013
This book is an excellent source for anyone interested in Icelan
This book is an excellent source for anyone interested in Icelandic vikings. Not only does this book explain how Iceland was founded and how their government worked, but it also explains everything about their daily lives. Everything is included: diet, shelter, weapons, marriage, trade, transportation, art, religion, and even social structure and gender roles. Everything about their culture is included in this one book, giving a well rounded view in a writing style that's easy to follow. Pictures and illustrations are even included to help give a better mental view of this society. It's good for anyone looking for a source on Icelandic viking life for writing or just for a good read.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted April 25, 2010
Icelanders in the Viking Age is an absorbing look at the history of Vikings
This book changes your ideas about Vikings. It is so well researched. The pictures are fantastic. If you want to know the true story of where the Vikings settled, their government, their culture, what they ate, food production, how they navigated to other countries and traded, combat techniques, games they played, and honor codes, then read this book. You will be surprised at how advanced the Vikings were. It is an amazing book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.