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eBook The Vikings in the Isle of Man ePub

by David Wilson

  • ISBN: 8779343708
  • Category: Europe
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: David Wilson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Aarhus University Press; 1st Edition edition (December 31, 2008)
  • Pages: 156
  • ePub book: 1449 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1962 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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This book presents, for the fir The Isle of Man provides a microcosm of Viking settlement in the West

This book presents, for the fir The Isle of Man provides a microcosm of Viking settlement in the West. Set in the northern part of the Irish Sea, it was a major player in the economic and political life of this Norse region from the beginning of the tenth century until the end of the Scandinavian overlordship of the Hebrides and Man in the middle of the thirteenth century. Sir David Mackenzie Wilson (born 30 October 1931) is an English archaeologist, art historian, and museum curator, specialising in Anglo-Saxon art and the Viking Age. He lives on the Isle of Man. or. Download to your computer.

The Isle of Man provides a microcosm of Viking settlement in the West

The Isle of Man provides a microcosm of Viking settlement in the West.

The Isle of Man provides a microcosm of Viking settlement in the West.

The Isle of Man had become separated from Great Britain and Ireland by 6500 BC. It appears that colonisation took place by sea sometime during the Mesolithic era (about 6500 BC). The island has been visited by various raiders and trading peoples over. The island has been visited by various raiders and trading peoples over the years. After being settled by people from Ireland in the first millennium, the Isle of Man was converted to Christianity and then suffered raids by Vikings from Norway

Published 2008 by Aarhus University Press in Aarhus, Oakville, CT. Written in English.

Published 2008 by Aarhus University Press in Aarhus, Oakville, CT. History, Viking Civilization, Viking antiquities, Vikings. Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-) and index.

This book presents, for the first time, for both specialist and general reader, a major survey of the Island in the period from the early tenth century to the middle of the eleventh century. The rich archaeological material - pagan grave-goods, silver-treasures, headland fortifications, farm-sites, inscribed and carved Christian memorial stones - and the wealth of evidence provided by runic inscriptions, place-names and institutions, provide a unique picture of a vibrant society striving to be ever more politically and economically powerful.

Comments

lets go baby lets go baby
Great historical reference, especially since my family lives there and we visit often. It's great to have an in-depth overview of the IOM.
inetserfer inetserfer
An excellent read!