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The Works of George Silver: Comprising "Paradoxes of Defence" [Printed in 1599 and Now Reprinted] and "Bref Instructions Vpo My Paradoxes of Defence" ... Time from the Ms. in the British Museum]
by George Silver

This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. ...

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Explains exactly why you should never rely solely on cut or thrust. A proper English fight philosophy from possibly the greatest era of the sword.
—Updated Nov 18, 2012



The World of the Druids
by Miranda J. Green

"Copiously illustrated well written, thoughtful, and thought-provoking."Library Journal In this authoritative account, Miranda Green unravels the truth about the ...

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The World of the Celts
by Simon James

"Richly illustrated sheds a strong light on the art and life of a gifted people."―Houston Chronicle. Warlike, flamboyant, courageous―the ancient Celts had a ...

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Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (Hist Atlas)
by John Haywood

Viking marauders in their longships burst through the defences of ninth-century Europe, striking terror into the hearts of peasants and rulers alike for two ...

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If you read only one book about Vikings...make this the second one. The first is Exploring the world of the Vikings by Richard Hall.
—Updated Nov 18, 2012



Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney (Penguin Classics)
by Anonymous

Written around AD 1200 by an unnamed Icelandic author, the Orkneyinga Saga is an intriguing fusion of myth, legend and history. The only medieval chronicle to have ...

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King Harald's Saga: Harald Hardradi of Norway: From Snorri Sturluson's Heimskringla (Penguin Classics)
by Snorri Sturluson

This compelling Icelandic history describes the life of King Harald Hardradi, from his battles across Europe and Russia to his final assault on England in 1066, ...

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I cannot believe no one has made a film of this yet. One of the most exciting "biographies" I've ever read!
—Updated Nov 18, 2012



The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (Penguin Classics)
by Anonymous, Jesse L. Byock

Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in ...

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A legendary saga rather than historically based. But a ripping yarn!
—Updated Nov 18, 2012



The Vinland Sagas (Penguin Classics)

The bestselling saga of Eirik the Red, Leif the Lucky, and the first American explorersThe all-time bestselling of the sagas in Penguin Classics, The Vinland Sagas ...

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The Prose Edda: Norse Mythology (Penguin Classics)
by Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock

Written in Iceland a century after the close of the Viking Age, The Prose Edda is the source of most of what we know of Norse mythology. Its tales are peopled by ...

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