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Author Drout, Michael D. C., 1968-

Title The Norsemen [electronic resource] : Vikings and their culture / Michael D.C. Drout.

Imprint Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2012, p2012.

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Description 1 sound file (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital.
Series The Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Note Unabridged.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed December 17, 2012).
Access Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer Lecture given by Michael D.C. Drout.
Note Release date supplied by publisher.
Recording originally produced by Crescite Group, LLC, p2012.
8 lectures.
Form Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary Professor Michael D.C. Drout immerses listeners in the extraordinary legacy of Viking civilization that developed in what is now Scandinavia during the Middle Ages, exploring how these peoples conquered all of Northern Europe, traveled as far as Byzantium in the East and North America in the West, and left a literary legacy that includes numerous works studied and enjoyed to this day.
Contents The Norsemen: beyond their fury -- Their palce on the "orb of the world, where men dwell" -- They didn't wear horns on their helmets: Norse religion and mythology -- "The living man gets the cow": Eddiac poetry -- "The curving branches of skulls": Skaldic poetry -- How to read a saga: Hrafnkell's Saga and others -- The world's first poet/serial killer: Sagas of kings and great men -- Their sublime archievement: the Icelandic family sagas.
Subject Old Norse literature -- History and criticism.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Civilization, Viking -- In literature.
Northmen -- Intellectual life.
Vikings -- Intellectual life.
Sagas -- Appreciation.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Recorded Books, LLC.
Crescite Group, LLC.
OneClick Digital (Firm)
Other Form: Drout, Michael D. C., 1968- Norsemen. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2012], p2012. 9781470337759 (CtWfDGI)ruc90000113
ISBN 9781470337780
Music No. Z06144 Recorded Books

 
    
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