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Viking Pirates and Christian Princes
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Benjamin T. Hudson, Associate Professor of History and Medieval Studies Benjamin Hudson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This book studies two Viking families who appear in the records of the Atlantic littoral as pagan raiders and reinvent themselves as established Christian rulers.
The Picts
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Benjamin Hudson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The Picts is a survey of the historical and culturaldevelopments in northern Britain between AD 300 and AD 900.Discarding the popular view of the Picts as savages, they arerevealed to have been politically successful and culturallyadaptive members of the medieval European world. Re-interprets our definition of ‘Pict’ and providesa vivid
Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Sean Duffy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-11 - Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

Brian Boru is the most famous Irish person before the modern era, whose death at the Battle of Clontarf in 1014 is one of the few events in the whole of Ireland’s medieval history to retain a place in the popular imagination. Once, we were told that Brian, the great
Pirates: A History
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Tim Travers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-30 - Publisher: The History Press

More than just a history of the real 'pirates of the Caribbean,' Pirates: A History explores piracy from ancient times to the present day, from the bloodthirsty Viking raiders who terrorised northern Europe to the legendary female Chinese pirate of the 1920s, Lai Choi San. In this history we see
Seafarers, Merchants and Pirates in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Dirk Meier
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Boydell Press

In this engaging and highly-illustrated volume, Dirk Meier brings to life the world of the medieval seaman, based on evidence from ship excavations and contemporary accounts of voyages.