TITLE

Technical marvels, Viking longships sailed seas and rivers, or served as floating battlefields

AUTHOR(S)
Carey, Brian Todd
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Feb2003, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the longships used by the Vikings in their invasions. Design of the longships; Culture of maritime raiding and trading of the Vikings; Evolution of the longships into drekkars; Details on the battle between the fleets of King Harald of III Hardraade of Norway and King Sven II Estridson of Denmark.
ACCESSION #
8616466

 

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