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2 Sources on Viking Age Denmark

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Viking Age:


The Viking Age:  http://oldtiden.natmus.dk/udstillingen/vikingetiden/language/uk/


Andersen, S.W. (1996) The Viking Fortress of Trelleborg (Slagelse: Museet ved Trelleborg).


Andersson, E. (2003) Tools for Textile Production from Birka and Hedeby. Birka Studies 8. (Stockholm)

Andersson Strand, E. (2011) "The organization of textile production in Birka and Hedeby", in S. Sigmundsson (ed.), Viking Settlements and Viking Society, Papers from the Procceedings of the Sixteenth Viking Congress, Reykjavik 2009, pp.


Bately, Janet and Anton Englert eds.,(2007) Ohthere's Voyages. A 9th-century--- of voyagers along the coasts of Norway and Denmark and its cultural context. Maritime Culture of the North 1. (Roskilde; The Viking Ship Museum) 216 pages


Bolton, Timothy (2009) The Empire of Cnut the Great, conquest and the consolidation of power in Northern Europe in the early eleventh century (Leiden, Brill) 351 pages.


Brøndsted, Johannes (1936) "Danish Inhumation Graves of the Viking Age. A Survey. Acta Archaeologica 7, pp. 81-229. (København)

Brøndsted, Johannes (1985?) The Vikings. Translated by Kalle Skov (Harmondsworth: Penguin)


Crumlin-Pedersen, Ole (1997) Viking Age Ships and Shipbuilding in Hedeby and Schleswig (Schleswig & Roskilde)


Crumlin-Pedersen, Ole., and Olaf Olsen (eds.) (2002) The Skuldelev Ships I. Topography, Archaeology, History, Conservation and Display.Ships and Boats of the North 4.1 (Roskilde: The Viking Ship Museum) 360 pages


Croix, Sarah; Roesdahl, Else; Bender Jørgensen, Lise (2014) “Textile equipment, textile impressions”, in Else Roesdahl, Søren Michael Sindbæk,, Anne Pedersen, David MWilson, Aggersborg. The Viking-Age settlement and fortress. København/ Højbjerg: National Museum of Denmark/ Jutland Archaeological Society 2014,pp. 317-329


Fentz, Mytte (1992) "An 11th Century Linen Shirt from Viborg Søndersø, Denmark" in Lise Bender Jørgensen and Elisabeth Munksgaard (eds.), Archaeological Textiles in Northern Europe: Report from the 4th NESAT Symposium 1.-5. May 1990 in Copenhagen pp. 83-92. Tidens Tand 5. Copenhagen: Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi


Goodchild, Helen,  Holm, Nanna  & Sindbæk, Søren M.  (2017) Borgring: the discovery of a Viking Age ring fortress, Antiquity, 91 358: 1027–1042


Hedeager, Anne  (1990) "Women's Dress in the Viking Period in Denmark, based on the tortoise brooches and textile remains" in P. Walton & J.P. Wild (eds.) Textiles in Northern Archaeology. NESAT III: Textile Symposium in York ( London) pp. 101-106


Hedeager Krag, Anne (2007) "Christian Influences and Symbols of Power in Textiles from Viking Age Denmark. Christian Influence from the Continent"  in Carole Gillis & Marie-Louise B. Nosch (eds.) Ancient Textiles. Production, Craft and Society (Oxford: Oxbow Books) pp. 237-243


Howard, Ian (2003) Swein forkbeard's invasions and the Danish Conquest of England 991-1017 (Woodbridge: Boydell) 188 pages


Jones, Gwynn (2001)  A History of the Vikings (Oxford: Oxford University Press)


Kristensen, A.K.G. (1975) "Danelaw institutions and Danish Society in the Viking Age" Medieval Scandinavia Vol. 8 pp. 27-85


Lund, Niels (2003) "If they neglect military service, they shall emend to the king - The Scutage in Danish Charters and Laws" in Anne Nørgård Jørgensen et al. (eds.) Maritime Warfare in Northern Europe. Technology, organization, logistics and administration 500 BC - AD 1500.  (Copenhagen: The National Museum of Denmark) pp. 271-275


Lund; Niels (2002) "Harald Bluetooth: A saint very nearly made by Adam of Bremen" in Judith Jesch (ed.)The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the Tenth Century: an ethnographic perspective (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press) pp. 303-320


Lund, Niels (2002) "Naval Power in the Viking Age and in High Medieval Denmark" in John B. Hattenforf and Richard W. Unger (eds.)  War at Sea in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press) pp. 25-34


Lund, Niels (2001) "Expedicio in Denmark" in Richard P. Abels and Bernard S. Bachrach? (eds?) The Normans and their Adversaries at War (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press) pp. 149-166


Lund, Niels (2000) "A Bishop in Arms: Absalon and the leding" in Karsten Friis-Jensen and Inge Skovgaard-Petersen (eds.) Archbishop Absalon of Lund and his World (Roskilde: Roskilde Museums Forlag) pp. 9-19


Lund, Niels (1997) "The Danish Empire and the End of the Viking Age" in Peter Sawyer (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings (Oxford & New York: OUP) pp. 156-181


Lund, Niels (1994) "Cnut's Danish Kingdom" in Alexander R. Rumble (ed.), The Reign og Cnut: King of England, Denmark and Norway (London: Lecister University Press) pp. 27-42


Lund, Niels (1993) "Danish Military Organisation" in Janet Cooper (ed.), The Battle of Maldon: Fiction and Facts (London: The Hambledon Press) pp. 109-126


Pedersen, Anne (2014) Dead Warriors in Living Memory. A Study of Weapon and Equestrian Burials in Viking-Age Denmark, AD 800-1000. Publications from the National Museum, Studies in Archaeology & History Vol. 20:1, Jelling Series (Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark)


Pedersen, Anne (2014) “Skagerrak and Kattegat in the Viking Age – borders and connecting links”, in H.C. Gulløv (ed.), Northern Worlds. Landscapes, interactions and dynamics. Publications from the National Museum. Studies in Archaeology and History vol. 22, pp. 307-317



Pedersen, Anne (2016) “Monumental Expression and Fortication in Denmark in the Time of King Harald Bluetooth”, in Neil Christie and Hajnalka Herold (eds), Fortified Settlements in Early Medieval Europe. Defended Communities of the 8th-10th Centuries, pp. 68-81 (Oxford: Oxbow Books)


Price, T.Douglas, Karin M. Frei, Andres S. Dobat, Niels Lynnerup and Pia Bennike (2011) "Who was in Harold Bluetooth's army? Strontium isotope investigation of the cemetery at the Viking AGe fortress at Trellborg, Denmark" Antiquity 85, 476-489.


Ræder Knudsen, Lise (2015) "Tablet Weaving on Reconstructed Viking Age Garments – and a Method to Optimise the Realism of Reconstructed Garments" in Henriette Lyngstrøm (ed.), Refashioning Viking Age Garments. SAXO-Institute, University of Copenhagen 


Randsborg, K. (1980?) The Viking Age in Denmark. The Formation of a State (London/New York: Duckworth/St. Martin)


Roesdahl, Else (1982) Viking Age Denmark (British Museum Publications) 272 pages


Roesdahl, Else (1998) The Vikings (London: Penguin)


Roesdahl, Else (2001) "Denmark - a thousand years ago" in P. Urbanczyk (ed.) Europe Around the Year 1000 (Warsaw) pp. 351-366


Roesdahl, Else (2004) "Walrus ivory and other northern luxuries: their importance for Norse voyages and settlements in Greenland and America" in S. Lewis-Simpson (ed.) Vinland Revisted (St. Johns, NL) pp. 145-152


Roesdahl, Else (2006) "Aristocratic burial in late Viking Age Denmark" in C. von Carnap-Bornheim, D. Krause, A. Wesse (eds.) Herrschaft -Tod- Bestattung (Bonn: Verlag Dr. Rudolf Habelt) pp. 169-183



Rosedahl, Else (2007) "English connections in the time of Knut the Great- material from Viborg" in U. Fransson, M. Swedin, S.Bergerbrant, F. Androshchuk (eds.) Cultural Interaction between East and West (Stockholm:Stockholm Univeristy) pp. 276-278 



Rosedahl, Else & D. M. Wilson (2006) "The Århus rune-stones" in P. Gammeltoft & B. Jørgensen (eds.) Names through the Looking-Glass (Copenhagen) pp. 208-229


Rosedahl, Else, Sindbæk, S., Pedersen, A., & Wilson, D. (eds) (2014) Aggersborg The Viking-Age settlement and fortress. Jutland Archaeological Society Publications Vol. 82. Transl. D. Wilson.



Schmidt, Holger (1994) Building Customs in Viking Age Denmark (Århus:Aarhus University Press) 178 pages



Sørensen, Anne C. (2002)  Ladby. A Danish Ship-Grave from the Viking Age (Roskilde: The Viking Ship Museum)


Trakadas, Athena & Sindbæk, Søren (2014) The World in the Viking Age/Verden i Vikingetiden. (Roskilde: Viking Ship Museum)


Zeitzen, M. Koktvedgaard (1997) "Amulets and Amulet Use in Viking Age Denmark" Acta Archaeologica 68, pp. 1-74


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