The Vikings: Lords of the Seas

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Thames and Hudson, 1992 - Civilization, Scandinavian - 175 pages
In the 8th century Europe rang out with this prayer: 'Save us, oh Lord, from the fury of the Northmen. They ravage our lands. They kill our women and children.' Here is the story of the fabled Vikings, who discovered Greenland and sailed in their longboats as far as North America; who colonized Iceland, pillaged Ireland, and put France to the sword; and who voyaged to the gates of Constantinople and even seized the throne of the czars.

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Yves Cohat is an anthropologist.

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