Swords of the Viking age download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Peirce

Swords of the Viking age download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ian Peirce year 2018
  • Book name: Swords of the Viking age
  • Author: Ian Peirce
  • Release date: 2018/12/13
  • Publisher: BOYDELL & BREWER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781843830894
  • Rating: 8.79 of 10
  • Votes: 625
  • Review by: Amiya Bird
  • Review rating: 7.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This beautifully illustrated work fills a gap in the literature in English on the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking age, between the mid eighth and the mid eleventh centuries. Ewart Oakeshott outlines the significance and diversity of these ancient heirlooms; co-author Ian Peirce, who handled hundreds of swords in his research for this book in museums across northern Europe, selects and describes sixty of the finest representative weapons. Where possible, full-length photographs are included, in addition to illustrations of detail; an illustrated overview of blade types and construction, pattern-welding, inscription and handle forms and their classification prefaces the catalogue of examples which is the principal part of this work. IAN PEIRCE was a lecturer and museum consultant specialising in early swords; EWART OAKESHOTT was renowned for his pioneer studies on a wide range of medieval swords.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H39M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Militaria, Arms & Armour, Early History: C 500 To C 1450/1500, Weapons & Equipment, Military History, Medieval History
  • Available formats: WORD, OEB, TXTz, PDF, PML, EPUB, DOC, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.BZ2, RAR, RPM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 36.60 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x279x17.78mm
  • Weight: 793.79g
  • Printed by: The Boydell Press
  • Published in: Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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