Public Libraries of Suffolk County, New York

The Vikings, Kenneth W. Harl

The Vikings, Kenneth W. Harl
historical information
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Main title
The Vikings
sound recording audiobook CD
Responsibility statement
Kenneth W. Harl
Series statement
Great courses Compact discAncient & medieval history
As explorers and traders, the Vikings played a decisive role in the formation of Latin Christendom, and particularly of Western Europe. In this course the Vikings will be studied not only as warriors, but also in other roles for which they are equally extraordinary: merchants, artists, kings, raiders, seafarers, shipbuilders, and creators of a remarkable literature of myths and sagas
Table Of Contents
Part 1. lecture 1. The Vikings in Medieval history -- lecture 2. Land and people of Medieval Scandinavia -- lecture 3. Scandinavian society in the Bronze Age -- lecture 4. Scandinavia in the Celtic and Roman Ages -- Lecture 5. The age of migrations -- lecture 6. The Norse gods -- lecture 7. Runes, poetry, and visual arts -- lecture 8. Legendary kings and heroes -- lecture 9. A revolution in shipbuilding -- lecture 10. Warfare and society in the Viking Age -- lecture 11. Merchants and commerce in the Viking Age -- lecture 12. Christendom on the eve of the Viking AgePart 2. lecture 13. Viking raids on the Carolingian Empire -- lecture 14. The Duchy of Normandy -- lecture 15. Viking assault on England -- lecture 16. The Danelaw -- lecture 17. Viking assault on Ireland -- lecture 18. Norse Kings of Dublin and Ireland -- lecture 19. The settlement of Iceland -- lecture 20. Iceland - a frontier republic -- lecture 21. Skaldic poetry and sagas -- lecture 22. Western voyages to Greenland and Vinland -- lecture 23. Swedes in the Baltic Sea and Russia -- lecture 24. The road to ByzantiumPart 3. lecture 25. From Varangians into Russians -- lecture 26. Transformation of Scandinavian Society -- lecture 27. St. Anskar and the First Christian Missions -- lecture 28. Formation of the Kingdom of Denmark -- lecture 29. Cnut the Great -- lecture 30. Collapse of Cnut's Empire -- lecture 31. Jarls and Sea Kings of Norway -- lecture 32. St. Olaf of Norway -- lecture 33. Kings of the Swedes and Goths -- lecture 34. Christianization and economic change -- lecture 35. From Vikings to crusaders -- lecture 36. The Viking legacy

Incoming Resources

  • Has instance