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The Viking Age

Ireland and the West - Proceedings of the XVth Viking Congress, Cork, 2005

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Hardback

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This book comprises papers by Irish and overseas scholars on aspects of the Viking Age relating to Ireland and the western Viking world. The contributions focus on Viking-age archeology, history, linguistics, literature, numismatics, placenames and runology. The major themes explored in the book include Viking-age Ireland, the colonization of the North Atlantic, weapons and warfare, and the development of urbanism. Based on the XVth Viking Congress, which took place in Cork in 2005, this publication may be regarded as a quinennial review of Viking Studies by its leading proponents.

Author Biography

Donnchadh O Corrain is emeritus professor of medieval history in University College Cork; Dr Patrick Wallace is director of the National Museum of Ireland; John Sheehan is senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University College Cork.
Release date Australia
March 31st, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Donnchadh O Corrain Edited by John Sheehan
Country of Publication
Ireland
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Four Courts Press Ltd
Pages
640
Dimensions
156x234x46
ISBN-13
9781846821011
Product ID
3978513

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