Download PDF by Robert MacLeod: All About History Book of Vikings (2nd Edition)

By Robert MacLeod

ISBN-10: 1910439347

ISBN-13: 9781910439340

All approximately historical past e-book of Vikings 2d Edition

The legend of the Vikings is one who is shrouded in secret. during this ebook, we discover the reality in regards to the Vikings, from their origins in Scandinavia to their expeditions around the seas. identified to be ruthless raiders and fearless warring parties, notice how the Vikings elevated their empire and conquered new lands.

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Old Norse literature also mentions a sunstone that helped the Vikings navigate in poor weather. Its existence was doubted until recently, but new research indicates that they would probably have used Iceland spar, a crystal that has polarizing properties. By moving the crystal across the ield of vision until a yellow pattern is seen, it is possible to determine, within a few degrees, the direction of the sun in cloudy or foggy conditions, or at twilight. In addition to these two aids, the Vikings made use of landmarks when they were in sight of land.

The reality is that, while axes were used, Vikings aspired to owning good swords in the same way as we might aspire to a big house. Bows and spears were common weapons. Most of our knowledge of Viking weapons comes from burials and it can be diicult to diferentiate between weapons and tools in some cases. Axes, for example, were used as tools and weapons. Where they were included in burials, they may have been there as tools. However, sometimes they are clearly high-status weapons, like the beautifully decorated axe found during the excavation of a grave in Mammen, Denmark.

Eirik the Red set out to ind this land after he was outlawed in Iceland for his involvement in some killings. In AD 982 he was banished for three years, which was known in Icelandic law as the “lesser outlawry”. Eirik spent the three years of his outlawry exploring Greenland, before returning to Iceland, where he gathered support before setting out to colonize Greenland. The sagas state that he named it Greenland to make it sound more attractive to prospective settlers. Eirik set out with 25 ships but only 14 made landfall in Greenland.

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