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Rethinking the early Viking Age in the West

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The Viking Age in the West has long been perceived as a direct, colonising expansion of Scandinavian peoples, its causes most frequently sought within Scandinavia and linked together as concerted phenomena. This debate piece seeks to question these assumptions. Drawing on recent research that stresses the heterogeneity of Viking war-bands—and their early involvement in Francia and England—it proposes a ‘southern route’ through which Viking influence flowed towards the North Atlantic. The saga...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.15184/aqy.2018.199

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4162-9804
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Antiquity Journal website
Publication date:
2019-03-13
Acceptance date:
2018-09-12
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EISSN:
0003-598X
ISSN:
1745-1744
Source identifiers:
918590
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pubs:918590
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uuid:8842f20d-1878-4b3b-8f9e-a0f06f59d58a
Local pid:
pubs:918590
Deposit date:
2018-09-12

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