The Vikings


Read by Kevin Johnson

(4.2 stars; 33 reviews)

This is a concise history of the Vikings by Allen Mawer, MA, Professor of English Language and Literature in Armstrong College, University of Durham: late Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. It includes the following chapters: I.Causes of the Viking movement; II.The Viking movement down to the middle of the 9th century; III.The Vikings in England to the death of Harthacnut ; IV.The Vikings in the Frankish Empire to the founding of Normandy (911);V. The Vikings in Ireland to the battle of Clontarf (1014); VI.The Vikings in the Orkneys, Scotland, the Western Islands and Man; VII.The Vikings in Baltic lands and Russia; VIII.Viking civilisation; IX. Scandinavian influence in the Orkneys, Shetlands, the Western Islands and Man; X. Scandinavian influence in Ireland ; XI. Scandinavian influence in England; and XII. Scandinavian influence in the Empire and Iceland. - Summary by Kevin Johnson (4 hr 0 min)

Chapters

Introduction 4:43 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 1. Causes of the Viking movement 12:58 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 2. The Viking Movement... 17:51 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 3. The Vikings in England . . . 35:40 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 4. The Vikings in the Frankish... 17:38 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 5. The Vikings in Ireland... 18:10 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 6. The Vikings in the Orkneys... 6:51 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 7. The Vikings in Baltic Lands and Russia 20:40 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 8. Viking Civilisation 48:57 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 9. Scandinavian Influence... 7:29 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 10. Scandinavian Influence in Ireland 11:08 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 11. Scandinavian Influence in England 25:52 Read by Kevin Johnson
Chapter 12. Scandinavian Influence in the Empire and Iceland 12:47 Read by Kevin Johnson

Reviews

vikings....


(5 stars)

Perfect portrayal of viking history.

An ok book


(3.5 stars)

Not too bad.