The Vikings

ebook Historical Facts and Fictions

By Kirsten Wolf

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This book explores 11 popular misconceptions about the Vikings. Each chapter looks at a particular misconception, examines how it became popular, discusses what we now believe to be the truth, and provides excerpts from primary source documents.

  • Examines popular misconceptions about the Vikings

  • Discusses how misconceptions became popular, providing historical truths contradicting the fictions

  • Provides excerpts from primary source documents to help readers to understand the transmission of the fictions and to provide evidence for the historical truths

  • Directs readers to additional print and electronic resources on the Vikings in suggestions for further reading

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