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Saxon, Viking and Norman - Terence Wise
Saxon, Viking and Norman
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If there is one thing we can be sure of concerning the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval world, it is that they were a good deal more advanced than some writings would have us believe. This fascinating book by Terence Wise explores the history, organization, clothing,... show more
If there is one thing we can be sure of concerning the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval world, it is that they were a good deal more advanced than some writings would have us believe. This fascinating book by Terence Wise explores the history, organization, clothing, equipment and weapons of Saxon, Viking and Norman peoples, covering wide-ranging topics such as Anglo-Saxon shields, Viking raiding ships and the organization of Norman armies.The absorbing and readable text is enriched by numerous illustrations and museum photographs with commentaries, plus eight superbly drawn full page colour plates by renowned military artist Gerry Embleton.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780850453010 (0850453011)
ASIN: 850453011
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
Series: Men-at-Arms 16 (#85)
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3.0 Saxon, Viking and Norman
Part of Oprey's Men-at-Arms series. Takes a look at the history, organisation, weapons and armour of the three main European powers up to 1066.Due to the usual Osprey format this is a rather concise book, and splitting it into three nationalities means the descriptions are rather brief.A good start ...
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