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Viking Age: Ireland and the West: Proceedings of the XVth Viking Congress, Cork 2005
     

Viking Age: Ireland and the West: Proceedings of the XVth Viking Congress, Cork 2005

by John Sheehan (Editor), Donnchadh O Corrain (Editor), Patrick Wallace (Editor)
 
This book comprises papers by Irish and overseas scholars on aspects of the Viking Age relating to Ireland and the western Viking world. The contributions focus on Viking-age archaeology, history, linguistics, literature, numismatics, placenames, and runology. The major themes explored in the book include: Viking-age Ireland, the colonization of the North Atlantic

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This book comprises papers by Irish and overseas scholars on aspects of the Viking Age relating to Ireland and the western Viking world. The contributions focus on Viking-age archaeology, history, linguistics, literature, numismatics, placenames, and runology. The major themes explored in the book include: Viking-age Ireland, the colonization of the North Atlantic, weapons and warfare, and the development of urbanism. Based on the XVth Viking Congress, which took place in Cork in 2005, this publication may be regarded as a quinennial review of Viking Studies by its leading proponents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846821011
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Pages:
610
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.90(d)

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