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Author Speidel, Michael.

Title Ancient Germanic warriors : warrior styles from Trajan's column to Icelandic sagas / Michael P. Speidel
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 313 pages) : illustrations
Contents BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; FIGURES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 WOLVES; 2 BEARS; 3 BUCKS; 4 MARTENS; 5 NAKED BERSERKS; 6 GHOSTS; 7 CLUB-WIELDERS; 8 WIELDERS OF HUGE SPEARS; 9 SHIELD CASTLES; 10 CHANTING; 11 WAR DANCES; 12 DART-THROWERS; 13 ROCK-THROWERS; 14 LANCERS; 15 SPEAR-THROWERS; 16 WHEELING RIGHT; 17 HORSE-STABBERS; 18 HORSE-HEWERS; 19 LONG-HAIRS; 20 HELMET-WEARERS; 21 IRON AGE WARRIORS AND THE CIVILIZATIONS OF GREECE AND ROME; 22 END AND AFTERGLOW; CONCLUSION; TIMETABLE; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This book describes the ancient fighting styles and mythical self-images of Germanic warriors from 200 BC - AD 1000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-307) and index
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Subject Germanic peoples -- History, Military.
Military art and science -- Europe, Northern -- History -- To 1500.
Sociology, Military -- Europe, Northern.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003069336
ISBN 0203475879 (electronic bk.)
0415311993
9780203475874 (electronic bk.)
9780415311991
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