The Vikings

The Vikings

by John D. Clare

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Overview

More than a thousand years ago the Vikings set off from Northern Europe in search of treasure, trade routes, new lands, and glory in battle. With striking photographs and a fact-filled text, Living History will take you back to share in the excitement of life in Viking communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152013097
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publication date: 03/15/1996
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.49(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.22(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The Vikings Are Coming!
6(2)
Viking Homelands
8(2)
Inside the Longhouse
10(2)
Winter Activities
12(2)
Shipbuilding
14(2)
A Viking Raid
16(2)
The Raven Banner
18(2)
Tribute and Danegeld
20(2)
Weapons and Warriors
22(2)
Raising an Army
24(2)
Burial Ceremonies
26(2)
Feasting and Storytelling
28(2)
Writing in Runes
30(2)
Voyagers to Iceland
32(2)
Things and Althings
34(2)
Duel
36(2)
Viking Law
38(2)
Greenland and Vinland
40(2)
Down the Dnieper
42(2)
Trading Slaves
44(2)
The Varangian Guard
46(2)
Battle at Sea
48(2)
At the Wharfside
50(2)
Hedeby
52(2)
In the Workshop
54(2)
The Coming of Christianity
56(2)
Times of Change
58(2)
The End of the Viking Era
60(2)
How Do We Know?
62(2)
Index 64

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