The Vikings

Allen MAWER (1879 - 1942)

This is a concise history of the Vikings by Allen Mawer, MA, Professor of English Language and Literature in Armstrong College, University of Durham: late Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. It includes the following chapters: I.Causes of the Viking movement; II.The Viking movement down to the middle of the 9th century; III.The Vikings in England to the death of Harthacnut ; IV.The Vikings in the Frankish Empire to the founding of Normandy (911);V. The Vikings in Ireland to the battle of Clontarf (1014); VI.The Vikings in the Orkneys, Scotland, the Western Islands and Man; VII.The Vikings in Baltic lands and Russia; VIII.Viking civilisation; IX. Scandinavian influence in the Orkneys, Shetlands, the Western Islands and Man; X. Scandinavian influence in Ireland ; XI. Scandinavian influence in England; and XII. Scandinavian influence in the Empire and Iceland. - Summary by Kevin Johnson

Genre(s): Middle Ages/Middle History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction Kevin Johnson
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Play 02 Chapter 1. Causes of the Viking movement Kevin Johnson
00:12:58
Play 03 Chapter 2. The Viking Movement... Kevin Johnson
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Play 04 Chapter 3. The Vikings in England . . . Kevin Johnson
00:35:40
Play 05 Chapter 4. The Vikings in the Frankish... Kevin Johnson
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Play 06 Chapter 5. The Vikings in Ireland... Kevin Johnson
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Play 07 Chapter 6. The Vikings in the Orkneys... Kevin Johnson
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Play 08 Chapter 7. The Vikings in Baltic Lands and Russia Kevin Johnson
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Play 09 Chapter 8. Viking Civilisation Kevin Johnson
00:48:57
Play 10 Chapter 9. Scandinavian Influence... Kevin Johnson
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Play 11 Chapter 10. Scandinavian Influence in Ireland Kevin Johnson
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Play 12 Chapter 11. Scandinavian Influence in England Kevin Johnson
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Play 13 Chapter 12. Scandinavian Influence in the Empire and Iceland Kevin Johnson
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