Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

320 Pages | 52 color illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198701248

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Beyond the Northlands

Viking Voyages and the Old Norse Sagas

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

  • A fascinating voyage to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas.
  • Places the rich confusion and fantasy of the sagas in the illuminating context of an array of other evidence, from rune-stones and ruins to texts from Byzantium and Baghdad.
  • Includes vivid descriptions of the actual landscapes discovered, explored, and inhabited by the Norsemen.