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Chronicles of the Vikings: Records, Memorials and &hellip von R. I. Page
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Dr. Page is among the foremost scholars to focus on the Viking era. This particular piece is mostly introductory, but is of value even to those with a deeper interest in the subject. For beginners, the book presents the Vikings in their own words. Dr. Page has provided useful explication to the texts he has chosen to help the novice understand the issues and background involved. The book's introduction, which contains a priceless piece on the difficulties of language and transliteration, will give a new appreciation of this kind of scholarship to those who have only dealt with this material in translation. For the serious scholar comfortable with Runic writing and… Mehr dazu