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Scandinavian Politicians By Austin Mardon
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A brief history of all of the Scandinavian politicians in Alberta, Canada since its inception in 1905.
Scandinavian Politicians By Austin Mardon
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A brief history of all of the Scandinavian politicians in Alberta, Canada since its inception in 1905.
Historic Tales: The Romance of Reality. Vol. 09 (of 15), Scandinavian By Charles Morris
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VIKING HISTORY By SC Benham
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This historical book takes a look at the incredible Vikings and gives an accurate summary of their daily lives, their mentality, their beliefs, the wars and adventures they engaged in. The history of... More > Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Sweden, Denmark, England, Britain and Eastern Europe, Southern Europe and more is therefore all covered in summarized fashion. Easy to read for history beginners and history buffs alike. The Vikings changed history forever and our world would be totally different than it is today, if they hadn't engaged so many different countries, cultures and peoples!< Less
A History of Greatham By Peter Gripton
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The present-day Parish of Greatham lies in the county of Hampshire, on either side of the old Farnham (Surrey) to Petersfield Turnpike. The ‘Domesday Book’ of 1086 recorded Greatham as... More > being ‘Terra Regis’, a Latin term meaning ‘Land of the King’, indicating that this was once a Royal manor belonging to William the Conqueror himself. In later years, the manor passed through many families by marriage and by purchase, including the Devenish, Marshall, Norton, Freeland, Love, Chawner and Coryton families. The name of the village has changed many times, however slightly, over the years. Greteham, Grietham, Gretham, Grutham, Gratham all derived from two separate words, the ‘Old-English’ (Anglo-Saxon) ‘ham’, meaning ‘village, estate, manor or homestead’ and an old Scandinavian word ‘griot’ or ‘gryt’, meaning ‘stones or stony ground’. Thus the name ‘Greotham’ came into being, literally a ‘stony estate’ or ‘farm on gravel’.< Less
The Simple History - Old Mysteries Reviewed By Ulf Brånell
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 This simple story is about a planet with accessible minerals, gold and silver, that once was discovered by a number of space travelers. For them minerals were in short supply. Not least,... More > they needed gold that is irreplaceable in some space technology, eg as protection against strong UV radiation. Their problem - was to achieve the necessary exploration and mineral mining without having to do the job themselves, for example, with huge amounts imported labor. No useful labor was found on the planet, the closest you could get was some small humanoid tribes who lived by hunting, fishing and they could collect in the jungle. …Thus was born the so-called civilization on Earth. This book reveals irrefutable evidence, right before our eyes to see, for a history we are taught to believe to be too fantastic to be true. Consider the evidence and wake up to another world! Also published as Paperback.< Less
The Nine Books of the Danish History By Saxo Grammaticus
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Originally titled Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") this book is a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 12th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned.") It is... More > the most ambitious literary undertaking of medieval Denmark and is an essential source for the nation's early history. Consisting of sixteen books written in Latin, Gesta Danorum describes Danish history and to some degree Scandinavian history in general, from prehistory to the late 12th century. In addition, Gesta Danorum offers singular reflections on European affairs from a unique Scandinavian perspective, supplementing what has been handed down by historians from Western and Southern Europe. This current volume presents Oliver Elton's English translation of the first nine books of Saxo's work, which focus on Norse Mythology. Included as well are over 50 pages of introductory material by Frederick Powell and all of the original illustrations from the 1905 edition of the book. This book is 338-pages.< Less
The Nine Books of the Danish History By Saxo Grammaticus
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Originally titled Gesta Danorum ("Deeds of the Danes") this book is a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 12th century author Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned.") It is the... More > most ambitious literary undertaking of medieval Denmark and is an essential source for the nation's early history. Consisting of sixteen books written in Latin, Gesta Danorum describes Danish history and to some degree Scandinavian history in general, from prehistory to the late 12th century. In addition, Gesta Danorum offers singular reflections on European affairs from a unique Scandinavian perspective, supplementing what has been handed down by historians from Western and Southern Europe. This current volume presents Oliver Elton's English translation of the first nine books of Saxo's work, which focus on Norse Mythology. Included as well are over 50 pages of introductory material by Frederick Powell and all of the original illustrations from the 1905 edition of the book. This book is 338-pages.< Less
BRITAIN - THE KEY TO WORLD HISTORY Paperback By Comyns Beaumont
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THE WONDER IN THE LAND! That 2012 ISLES OF WONDER Olympic Opening Ceremony will never look the same again! In this volume Comyns Beaumont links the British survivors of the Northern European... More > Atlantis to significant mysteries of conventional history. He relates the mass extinction brought about by the coming of a 'comet' some 3,500 years ago, during the war between the 'gods' and the giants; re-identifies the Jews; relocates many important historical events, and re-identifies many historical and biblical characters, always backing his assertions with ample and convincing historical, geographical and astronomical evidence. The world turned upside down!< Less
The Danish History: Books I-XI By Saxo Grammaticus & Oliver Elton
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The Danish History (Gesta Danorum) s a patriotic work of Danish history, by the 13th century author Saxo Grammaticus. It is the most ambitious literary undertaking of medieval Denmark and is an... More > essential source for the nation's early history from which the legend of Amleth would come to inspire the story of Hamlet by Shakespeare. The full work consists of sixteen books originally written in Latin on the invitation of Archbishop Absalon, Gesta Danorum describes Danish history and to some degree Scandinavian history in general, from prehistory to the late 12th century. In addition, Gesta Danorum offers singular reflections on European affairs in the High Middle Ages from a unique Scandinavian perspective, supplementing what has been handed down by historians from Western and Southern Europe.< Less

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