A richly illustrated, detailed history of the Vikings, their advanced civilization, culture, art, and life.
Based on the nearly-destroyed, rare works of a 19th-century writer and archaeologist, History in the Age of Vikings presents a thought-provoking story of the famed advanced civilization as told through archeological discoveries, relics, and unearthed discoveries. Features:
- More than 1600 contemporary illustrations spread across three volumes
- Full-size 8 1/2″ x 11″ pages
- Digitally restored and enhanced images
- Enlarged pages and images with enhanced layouts
- Modern retro-styled cover design for display
- Introduction by World’s Fair historian and artist, Mark Bussler
- Hardcover and Softcover printing options
Volume 1 features the dawn of the Vikings through the stone age, bronze age, and iron age. Also covered are religious aspects, human sacrifices, architecture, and much more.
“Any information about the Vikings is fascinating and informative, particularly 19th-century discoveries, which add a level of contemporary enthusiasm and intrigue.
“[We] hope that you enjoy the detailed images and enhanced layout that we could achieve with modern tools. Durnst repaired the text and enlarged it for presentation. In total, across three volumes, we restored more than 1360 images for people in times yet to come to learn about people in times that once were.”
Volume 1 Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Civilization and Antiquities of the North
Chapter 2: Roman and Greek Accounts of the Northmen
Chapter 3: Settlement of Britain by Northmen
Chapter 4: The Mythology and Cosmology of the Norsemen
Chapter 5: The Mythology and Cosmology Continued
Chapter 6: Odin of the North
Chapter 7: The Successors of Odin of the North
Chapter 8: The Stone Age
Chapter 9: The Bronze Age
Chapter 10: The Iron Age
Chapter 11: Runes
Chapter 12: Northern Relics – Bog Finds
Chapter 13: Northern Relics – Ground Finds
Chapter 14: Descriptions of Some Remarkable Graves
Chapter 15: Greek and Roman Antiquities of the North
Chapter 16: Glass
Chapter 17: Horses – Wagons
Chapter 18: Various Forms of Graves
Chapter 19: Burials
Chapter 20: Religion – Worship, Sacrifices, Etc.
Chapter 21: Religion – Altars, Temples, High Seat Pillars, Etc.
Chapter 22: Religion – Human Sacrifices
Chapter 23: Religion – The Nornir and Valkyrias