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An engaging and popular history of a mysterious era of English history--the conquest of the Vikings. Its mixture of "Dark Age" fear and its emphasis on the fighting faith of kings, country, and monasteries is sure to fascinate and delight.

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An engaging and popular history of a mysterious era of English history--the conquest of the Vikings. Its mixture of "Dark Age" fear and its emphasis on the fighting faith of kings, country, and monasteries is sure to fascinate and delight.

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An engaging and popular account of the mysterious Dark Age of English history when Vikings and Anglo-Saxons collided--and faith won outAt the turn of the first millennium, Viking raiders devastated Anglo-Saxon England, looting monasteries and cathedrals and destroying much of the fragile culture. Yet pressure from the invaders caused the Anglo-Saxon nations to unite and grow strong under King Alfred, resulting in the conversion of many Viking marauders. Learning flourished and, even when fully conquered, Anglo-Saxons found themselves protected as part of a Christian Viking empire.Author and historian Paul Cavill tells the enthralling story of how King Alfred and his successors tamed and integrated the Vikings into the Anglo-Saxon way of life.

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ISBN:
9780007104024
Author:
Cavill, Paul
Publisher:
Zondervan
Location:
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Europe - Scandinavia
Subject:
England
Subject:
Scandinavia
Subject:
Vikings
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
00-313
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
7.84x5.26x.98 in. .58 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An engaging and popular history of a mysterious era of English history--the conquest of the Vikings. Its mixture of "Dark Age" fear and its emphasis on the fighting faith of kings, country, and monasteries is sure to fascinate and delight.
"Synopsis" by , An engaging and popular account of the mysterious Dark Age of English history when Vikings and Anglo-Saxons collided--and faith won outAt the turn of the first millennium, Viking raiders devastated Anglo-Saxon England, looting monasteries and cathedrals and destroying much of the fragile culture. Yet pressure from the invaders caused the Anglo-Saxon nations to unite and grow strong under King Alfred, resulting in the conversion of many Viking marauders. Learning flourished and, even when fully conquered, Anglo-Saxons found themselves protected as part of a Christian Viking empire.Author and historian Paul Cavill tells the enthralling story of how King Alfred and his successors tamed and integrated the Vikings into the Anglo-Saxon way of life.
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