Osher Lifelong Learning at UNM - Vikings Lecture 4Presentation Transcript
Map of the Carolingian Empire, 768-814: Map from Lynn Hunt, The Making of the West, Volume 1, 3rd edition.
Maps of Viking attacks in France: left map from Vikings: the NorthAtlantic Saga, edited by Fitzhugh and Ward; right map from Gwyn Jones, A History of the Vikings.
Maps of Normandy: maps fromRobert Ferguson, The Vikings: a History.
The Vikings in Spain:left map from Barbara Rosenwein, A Short History of the Middle Ages; right map from Robert Ferguson, The Vikings: a History.
Vikings and Franks: left—an image of a Viking ship from the Life ofSaint Aubin, 9th century; right—crucifix discovered in a 9th century grave from Birka, Sweden. Images from Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga, edited by Fitzhugh and Ward.
Evidence of Vikings in France: left top—Frankish sword mounts; left bottom—ax and spearhead of Viking warrriors;right—the Hon Hoard. Images from Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga, edited by Fitzhugh and Ward.
Vikings in Normandy: left—statue of Rollo; right—statue of Richard II le Bon (the Good), both sculpted by Louis Rochet, 1851, at Falaise, France.
Norman coins: left—coin of William I Longsword, reading Wilelmus (top) Rotomagus (bottom); right—coin of Richard I, reading Ricardus(top) Rotomagus (bottom). Rotomagus was the Latin for Rouen. Leftimages from Jean Renaud, Les Vikings et la Normandie; right images from www.home.ekard.edu.
Monastery of Mont Sant Michel. Images from Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.
Monastery of Fécamp. Image from Wikipedia.
Evidence of Viking contact with Islamic culture: left—Arabic coins recovered in Scandinavia; right—Arabic coins, weights, strike-light, and dress pin found in a Viking grave. Imagesfrom Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga, edited by Fitzhugh and Ward.