[PDF] Vikings in the West (Studia medievalia Septentrionalia 18) By Elizabeth Ashman Rowe – serv3.3pub.co.uk

[PDF] Vikings in the West (Studia medievalia Septentrionalia 18) By Elizabeth Ashman Rowe – serv3.3pub.co.uk ❰Epub❯ ➟ Vikings in the West (Studia medievalia Septentrionalia 18) Author Elizabeth Ashman Rowe – Serv3.3pub.co.uk The famous but legendary Danish Viking Age king Ragnarr who was nicknamed “loðbrók” “Shaggy breeches” was extremely popular in medieval Iceland Some Icelanders claimed he was one of their ow The famous but legendary Danish Viking Age king Ragnarr who was nicknamed “loðbrók” “Shaggy breeches” was extremely popular in medieval Iceland Some Icelanders claimed he was one of their own ancestors others maintained that the kings of Norway Sweden and Denmark could trace their lineage back to him All said that his son Ívarr was one of the most notable Vikings in England Vikings in eBook  But were any of these stories true This book investigates the legend of Ragnarr and his sons from historical as well as literary perspectives and uncovers the startling origin of his nickname significant dates in the development of the legend and the surprising role of clerical authors in spreading his story.


1 thoughts on “Vikings in the West (Studia medievalia Septentrionalia 18)

  1. Norman Howe Norman Howe says:

    This is a very scholarly work It concerns the identification of individuals mentioned in historical documents as compared to characters in the sagas which mention Ragnar Lodbrok his family and acuaintances The general conclusion is that the Ragnar Lodbrok of the sagas may not have actually existed but is instead a melange of several historical VikingsThis may come as a blow to those who believe the TV series Vikings is historically accurate


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