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Only Vikings By David James Smith
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Do you have Viking blood in your veins? Where were your ancestors? Viking raids from annual chronicles, and handed down sagas, tell of warrior chiefs and exploration by sea. From the hardiest of... More > peoples mixing with those surviving the ice ages, through expansion east and west, they influenced the world. Battles were fought for territory with Charlemagne of France, Alfred of England, and Europe. Invited to rule as ‘Rus’ (Russia), and the ‘Northmen’ (Normandy) asked to defend France. Then, after the Battle of Hastings, they overran Britain. Today, descendants in Scandinavia are noted for peace awards and have provided an answer to ‘Brexit’.< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed adventures. These are true stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince... More > Madoc were among the gallant heroes. They beat Columbus to the New World. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Trade Alliance of Welsh, Norse, and Irish Colonies in 1261. These Colonies exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, whale oil, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret sent Henry Sinclair and the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Vital commerce resumed in 1398. In 1588, Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to Norumbega on the East Coast. The author found the Viking America Map. It reveals that English Franciscans mapped the entire Eastern Seaboard before Columbus sailed.< Less
Viking America By Gunnar Thompson
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Viking America is filled with action-packed stories of the first explorers who established colonies in North America. King Arthur, Leif Ericsson, Henry Sinclair, and Prince Madoc were among those who... More > reached the New World ahead of Columbus. King Haakon IV of Norway formed the “North Norway” Alliance of colonies that exported huge cargoes of lumber, codfish, and furs to Northern Europe. In 1395, pirates brought transatlantic trade to a standstill. Queen Margaret stepped in, sending the Kalmar Navy after the pirates. Queen Elizabeth charted England’s course towards the British Empire by sending new settlements to the Colonial-Indian Territory of Norumbega. Gunnar Thompson found the Viking America Map. This authentic Venetian Map shows entire Eastern Seaboard in 1360. The book features women heroes; it is designed for easy adult reading; and it contains a full spectrum of entertaining and illuminating illustrations.< Less
Viking Tales By Jennie Hall
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Hall has captured the true spirit of the ancient age through her vibrant portrayal of voyage in this book. It includes historical explorations of unknown Islands. These adventurous tales, including... More > the discovery of America (named Vinland) by the Norse, are a gripping chronicle of the human desire for exploration and a tantalizing glimpse of what would many centuries later become the New World.< Less
Only the Vikings By David James Smith
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“You all know me as Highland Warrior Chief Cattan, a Sennachie who can recite all our ancestors, and as a parson looking to save your souls. Today, I give you a reason to fight and to keep hold... More > of what we have created. The heathen Vikings, we now face, left their own homelands to explored the wider world. We need to know how far they have reached, and to dissuade those we meet from coming back to our western isles. We the Catti tribe are accepted by the Picts and are trusted to make their alliances. Be ready to fight on for what is your inheritance. I will be with you.”< Less
DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS By EDWARD R. SHAW
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A piece of this magnific work: "Four hundred years ago most of the people who lived in Europe thought that the earth was flat. They knew only the land that was near them. They knew the continent... More > of Europe, a small part of Asia, and a strip along the northern shore of Africa. The World as Known Four Hundred Years ago. They thought this known land was surrounded by a vast body of water that was like a broad river. Sailors were afraid to venture far upon this water, for they feared they would fall over the edge of the earth.[...]There was Eric the Red, a bold navigator of Iceland, who had sailed west to Greenland, and planted there a colony that grew and thrived. There was also Eric's son Leif, a venturesome young viking who had made a voyage south from Greenland, and reached a strange country with wooded shores and fragrant vines. This country he called Vinland because of the abundance of wild grapes. When he returned to Greenland, he took a load of timber back with him...." < Less
DISCOVERERS AND EXPLORERS By EDWARD R. SHAW
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A piece of this magnific work: "Four hundred years ago most of the people who lived in Europe thought that the earth was flat. They knew only the land that was near them. They knew the continent... More > of Europe, a small part of Asia, and a strip along the northern shore of Africa. The World as Known Four Hundred Years ago. They thought this known land was surrounded by a vast body of water that was like a broad river. Sailors were afraid to venture far upon this water, for they feared they would fall over the edge of the earth.[...]There was Eric the Red, a bold navigator of Iceland, who had sailed west to Greenland, and planted there a colony that grew and thrived. There was also Eric's son Leif, a venturesome young viking who had made a voyage south from Greenland, and reached a strange country with wooded shores and fragrant vines. This country he called Vinland because of the abundance of wild grapes. When he returned to Greenland, he took a load of timber back with him...."< Less
Viking Heritage Magazine 2000.1 By Dan Carlsson
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Viking Heritage Magazine number 2000.1. Content ”Far and Yet Near: North America and Norse Greenland”. By Kirsten A. Seaver. Page 2–5 Vikings! 1000 Years! – Major events to... More > celebrate a significant anniversary. By Olle Hoffman. Page 6 Famed Explorer Dr. Thor Heyerdahl Tells Truth of World History, Vikings. By Allan A. Swenson. Page 8 Introducing The North Sea Viking Legacy. By Geir Sør-Reime. Page 10 The Handicraft of the Viking Age. By Oselvarverkstaden. Page 13 The Project Ale in the Viking Age. By Bodil Petersson. Page 14 The Avaldsnes project. By Karl Johan, Andy and Monica. Page 15 New finds of Viking Silver Hoards. By Andy Halpin. Page 17 Viking mums. By Ing-Marie Munktell. Page 18 The Viking Mother of Today. By Marie Gustavsson. Page 20 Short notice of a recent Viking Find in Norway. By Ragnar L Börsgeim. Page 22 The largest ever Viking ship replica to be built in Denmark. Page 23 Heritage News. Page 24 Viking Viewpoints. Page 27< Less
Explore Norse Myths! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands to trade, raid, and explore... More > around the world? In Explore Norse Myths! With 25 Great Projects, young readers discover the remarkable people and mythical creatures of old. Learning about Norse myths not only means unearthing the origin of Viking beliefs but also exploring their ships, tools, and other technologies that flourished for nearly 450 years. Along the way, kids will read how Norse myths helped explain the natural world, from thunder to the seasons, from creation to death. They may be surprised at how Norse myths continue to influence modern culture in the form of movies and books. Through a mixture of fun facts, trivia, jokes, comics, and hand-on activities, kids will dig up Scandinavia’s past and sail the seas along with the gods and giants in Explore Norse Myths!< Less
Wheelchair World By STEPHEN STANLEY
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Imagine a world where everyone and everything is in a wheelchair. Witness the first wheelchair on the moon. See how a medieval castle can be taken by an army in wheelchairs. Would wheelchair-bound... More > Vikings still be fearsome? And what special skills would a wheelchair-bound ninja warrior possess? There's a wonderful world of wheelchairs waiting to be explored if you suspend belief. Here are 69 full page drawings with no text. This is a little book but one to get you thinking.< Less

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