Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Vikings, Erik the Red and Leif Erikson (Hardcover)

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If you want to discover the captivating history of the Vikings, Erik the Red and Leif Erikson, then keep reading...

Three captivating manuscripts in one book:

  • History of the Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers Such as Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, Egil Skallagrimsson, and More
  • Erik the Red: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Who Founded the First Norse Settlement in Greenland
  • Leif Erikson: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America and Established a Norse Settlement at Vinland

It is true that the Vikings were, without a doubt, brutal men living in a brutal age. They did use their skills as warriors to relentlessly attack Europe and the British Isles to increase their wealth and territory, but that is not all the Vikings were, and their contribution to world history is far more than warmongering. In this captivating history book, you'll not only learn about heroic warriors in battle but you'll also discover the remarkable achievements made by the Vikings.

In part 1 of this book, you will discover topics such as

  • The Rise of the Mighty Vikings and the Viking Age
  • Significant Viking Raids and Battles
  • Ragnar Lothbrok - Man or Myth
  • Ivar the Boneless - Ruthless Warrior, Leader of the Great Heathen Army, and Conqueror of England
  • Bjorn Ironside - Raider of the Mediterranean
  • Harald Fairhair - First King of Norway
  • Eric Bloodaxe - Terrifying Family Killer
  • Egil Skallagrimsson - Warrior Poet/li>
  • Sweyn Forkbeard - The Forgotten King of England
  • King Olaf Tryggvason and the Rise of Christianity in Norway
  • Harald Hardrada - The Last Great Viking Ruler
  • The Viking Age of Exploration
  • The Significance of the Settlement of Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland
  • Viking Society and Everyday Life
  • And much, much more

In part 2 of this book, you will discover:

  • Erik the Red's Early Life in Norway
  • The Settlement of Iceland and the Viking Age
  • Erik's Early Years in Iceland
  • Murder Most Foul
  • Erik the Explorer
  • Settling in Greenland
  • Greenland to Vinland
  • Erik's Offspring and their voyages to Vinland
  • Decline of Vinland
  • Erik the Pagan and Christianity in Greenland
  • The Decline of the Greenland Colony
  • Modern Greenland
  • And much, much more

Some of the topics covered in part 3 of this book include:

  • The Making of the Man, Leif Erikson's Formative Years
  • The Settlement of Greenland
  • Life in Greenland
  • Leif's First Voyage
  • Mysterious Lands to the West of Greenland
  • Voyage to Vinland
  • Subsequent Voyages to Vinland
  • Master shipbuilders
  • The discovery of L'Anse aux Meadows
  • The End of the Vinland Settlement
  • Leif Erikson's place in History
  • And much, much more

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781647482824
ISBN-10: 1647482828
Publisher: Captivating History
Publication Date: January 10th, 2020
Pages: 182
Language: English