9781594160868

The Viking Longship: From Skinboat to Seagoing Warship

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  • ISBN13:

    9781594160868

  • ISBN10:

    1594160864

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-02-19
  • Publisher: Westholme Pub Llc
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Summary

A symbol of adventure and an icon of the transition between the Dark Ages and the Age of Exploration, the Viking longship has long captured the imagination of both scholars and the public at large. The Viking Longship takes a fascinating look at the evolution of Norse ships and shipbuilding, from prehistoric vessels to the great longships of the Vikings. Covering everything from major archaeological finds to depictions of ships in Icelandic sagas and Swedish picture stones, and from longship crafting and construction techniques to evaluations of modern replicas, as well as an overview of the Viking's naval warfare techniques, their transatlantic voyages, and their navigation methods, this is a required read for all Viking history aficionados.

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