ISBN-13:
9781788490160

Dublin and the Viking World is a unique blend of the familiar and the unfamiliar, the broad generalisation and the rarefied detail, the well-known historical character and the ordinary Dubliner.
Explores the birth and growth of Dublin, Ireland's first real town. Dublin is unique in the world in having both archeological and documentary riches from the Viking era. The primary focus is on Dublin and its immediate hinterland, but throughout this book the wider world inhabited by Vikings is never far away. This book is a unique blend of the familiar and the new, the broad generalisation and the rarefied detail, the well-known historical character and the ordinary Dubliner. Richly illustrated with photographs, reconstructions and maps, Dublin and the Viking World explores how in today's world Vikings are in a certain sense alive and well and enjoy enduring popular appeal. All of our Viking characters name forms that correspond to those found in the saga literature, to convey a keen sense of cultural identity. This book brings the real Viking world to life for your enlightenment and enjoyment.


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HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / General; HISTORY / Europe / Ireland; British & Irish history; ANF