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Breve historia de los vikingos

Manuel Velasco

9788499673462
400 pages
Ediciones Nowtilus SL
Overview
Learn about the culture and achievements of the Demons of the North Sea, the best adventurers, explorers, and traders of their time, featuring new content and fascinating illustrations. Brief History of the Vikings examines the evolution of the Viking people during their few centuries of existence, from the assault on the monastery of Lindisfarne to the Battle of Stamford Bridge, both of which took place on English soil. You will be captivated by the incredible stories of these tireless navigators, pirates, traders, artisans, and colonizers. Learn about even the smallest details of their culture”their expansion, their mythology, their customs, their passage through the Iberian Peninsula, and their adventures in Greenland, Normandy, and England. The book's author, Manuel Velasco, an expert on Viking history, has traveled extensively through Nordic countries to study firsthand the museums and colorful festivals that pay homage to their Viking ancestors.Cultura y hazañas de los demonios del norte, los mejores aventureros, exploradores y mercaderes de su tiempo. Su mitología, costumbres y expansión por la península ibérica, Groenlandia, Normandía e Inglaterra. La Breve historia de los vikingos relata la evolución del pueblo vikingo a lo largo de los pocos siglos que duró sus existencia, desde el asalto al monasterio de Lindisfarne hasta la batalla de Stamford Bridge, ambos curiosamente en suelo inglés. Adéntrese en la increíble historia de estos incansables navegantes, piratas y mercaderes, artesanos y colonos. Conozca en profundidad a personajes como Erik el Rojo o Ingvar el Viajero y todo lo que sabían sobre barcos y navegación, incluyendo además temas que no suelen aparecer en los libros como sus creencias mágicas o una serie de apéndices dedicados a la cultura popular relacionada con los vikingos: cómics, videojuegos, novelas o cine.
Author Bio
Manuel Velasco Laguna, a writer and photographer who currently resides in Madrid, is one of the best Spanish-language scholars on Viking history and culture. He has written numerous articles on the subject for Spanish and international magazines and writes regularly on his blog, Territorio Vikingo, which has been around for ten years now. He has also produced seven previous books on Vikings.