Viking Pirates and Christian Princes
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Viking Pirates and Christian Princes : Dynasty, Religion, and Empire in the North Atlantic

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This book studies two Viking families who appear in the records of the Atlantic littoral as pagan raiders and reinvent themselves as established Christian rulers. Their rise and transformation from the 10th to the 12th centuries highlights a period and people important for understanding the political, religious, and culture development of Europe in the High Middle Ages.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 28mm | 539.78g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 9 maps, 4 line drawings
  • 0195162374
  • 9780195162370
  • 1,644,485

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[Hudson's] reassessment of Sitric Silkenbeard's achievement is particularly convincing and will need to be taken into account by all future students of King Cnut's confederation...This work offers new, well-signposted, approaches to the study of what Patrick Wormald termed 'the British archipelago'. * Jonathan Shepard, Journal of Ecclesiastical History *show more

About Benjamin Hudson

Benjamin Hudson is an Associate Professor of History and Medieval Studies at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of The Prophecy of Berchan: Irish and Scottish Highkings in the Early Middle Ages and Kings of Celtic Scotland."show more

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