Vikings are lords of the Nordic seas. Those who dare to defy the storm and the rifle weapons of opponents and loot the strangers can only be expected to have fame, wealth and honour. Who wouldn't want to get involved? Who wouldn't dream of getting home with silver loads and being famous even when fewer men have long been forgotten? The richly illustrated book by historian John Haywood, Viiking. The Nordic Warrior's (Unofficial) Handbook ”brings the reader into the world of the 10th century Vikings, where the warrior's office was both an honour and an opportunity to collect wealth and wealth. For the young men who dreamed of the distant lands and the wealth they had, it was a very desirable life. The book describes in detail:
• how the Vikings were taken,
• how weapons and treads were selected and used,
• how sailed in distant seas
• how the knighthood was organized,
• how they fought in the shield
• how monasteries and ransom were attacked,
• how to behave proudly at a feast
• What was a good Viking Commander?
• what was expected in the battle as a hero from life to another.
Based on the latest discoveries by archaeologists and stories from the Nordic prey and skeleton, one of the leading Viking Age researchers, John Haywood, has put together a colourful and humorous picture of the life of the 10th century Viking warriors.
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