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The Viking Ship

Author : Gareth Williams
ISBN : 0714123404
Genre : History
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The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the newly-conserved Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark. Measuring at over 37 metres, this is the longest Viking ship ever discovered and will form the core of the touring exhibition Vikings: life and legend. The Vikings used their shipbuilding skills to command the sea; their famous ships permitted the exploration, colonization and the raids for which they are best known. This book will explore the evolution of their sea-going vessels and celebrate this outstanding feature of the Viking Age.
Category: History

Thea Stilton Graphic Novels 3 The Treasure Of The Viking Ship

Author : Thea Stilton
ISBN : 9781629910932
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The Thea Sisters are five fun, lively students at Mouseford Academy on Whale Island, who want to be real, live journalists, just like their hero, Thea Stilton. Between classes, friendships, crushes, and some bizarre mysteries to solve, they find life to be a never-ending adventure! Colette, Violet, Pamela, Nicky, and Paulina are working on a historical restoration when they learn about an ancient Viking vessel that sank off the shore of Whale Island. Rumor has it that the ship is full of treasure, and what's worse, some shadowy figure is plotting to steal it! If Mouseford's best investigative journalists can't crack this case, Whale Island will lose one of its most important cultural artifacts before it's even found.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Building A Viking Ship In Maine

Author : Paul T. Cunningham
ISBN : 1934949582
Genre : History
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In 1996, professional photographer Paul Cunningham made the long drive down a narrow peninsula and onto Hermit Island in Phippsburg, Maine, to the boatshop of Rob Stevens to record the building of a Viking knarr later christened Snorri. Throughout the seven-month process, Cunningham revisited the site many times, curiosity having gotten the better of him. Many people were bitten by the same bug. So many, in fact, that Stevens had to post a "sorry, but we do not have time to talk" sign so that Snorri would be finished on schedule. But a picture says a thousand words, and Cunningham's photos, taken with decades of journalism experience, say volumes about the ingenuity, skill and patience of a small band of boat builders who, out of wood and iron, created a sea-worthy vessel, the likes of which had not been seen in the light of day for a thousand years. About the author: Paul T. Cunningham grew up in Freeport, Maine. He earned a degree in Secondary Science Education at University of Southern Maine (Gorham State College). Subsequently, for nearly a decade, he taught elementary science in Gardiner, Maine. Paul's love of photography led him away from the classroom. His first photographic job was with The Shopping Notes during the late 1980s. In 1990 Cunningham began his career as photojournalist at The Times Record and retired from there in 2008. Now Paul freelances, and volunteers with Freeport Fire and Rescue and the Freeport Historical Society. The balance of his time is spent organizing the fruits of two decades of photography.
Category: History

The Viking Longship

Author : Jorn Olav Loset
ISBN : 1594160864
Genre : History
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Follows the evolution of Norse ships and shipbuilding, from prehistoric vessels to the great longships of the Vikings, covering everything from major archaeological finds to longship crafting and construction techniques, as well as an overview of the Vikings' naval warfare tactics, their transatlantic voyages and their navigation methods.
Category: History

They Came On Viking Ships

Author : Jackie French
ISBN : 9780730444763
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Can enemy warriors become your friends? A story of adventure in a new land When Vikings raid and destroy a small coastal village, Hekja and her dog, Snarf, are captured and taken to Greenland. In this harsh and cold land, Hekja becomes a thrall - a slave - to Freydis Eriksdottir, daughter of the infamous Erik the Red. Hekja's fiery determination earns her the respect of her mistress. But Hekja's journey was just the beginning, as she and Snarf and other colonists join their leader, Freydis, on a voyage to Vinland to establish a new settlement where more perilous adventures await them... Ages 10-14
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Viking Ship

Author : Jonathan Drane
ISBN : 9780980424744
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Life On A Viking Ship

Author : Jane Shuter
ISBN : 1403464480
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes what life was like for Vikings, including those that were aboard ships whose purpose was war, trade, or exploration.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

At Sea On A Viking Ship

Author : Janey Levy
ISBN : 0823989224
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to describe the Vikings' ships and their way of life.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Viking Ships

Author : Ian Atkinson
ISBN : 0822512211
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the construction and uses of different types of Viking ships.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction