Maps: left—map of Viking routes throughout Europe; right—map of earlyKievan Russia. Left map from Vikings: the North Atlan...
Maps of the Byzantine Empire (600-1000 AD) and Abbasid Empire(left-c. 650-750, right-c. 950-1050). From Lynn Hunt, The Mak...
Map of Russian river trade with the Middle East.From Gwyn Jones, A History of the Vikings.
Early Rus burial mounds at Staraja Ladoga.Image from Wikipedia.
Images from Olaus Magnus, Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus,1555. Left—hunting of martens and sables; right—hunting o...
Images of portage on Russian rivers from Olaus Magnus,Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus, 1555. In GwynJones, A Histor...
Items from early Russia burials: left top—bear tooth amulets; bottomleft—bear or beaver paw amulets; right—folding scales....
Early Russian rulers: left—a gold coin of Vladimir I; right—a facialreconstruction of Iaroslave I, the Wise, by Mikhail Ge...
Model of the original St. Sophia, Kiev. Image fromWikipedia, model housed in St. Sophia, Kiev.
Trade between Scandinavia, Russia, and the East:left—an 8thcentury bronze Buddha statue found in Helgö;right top—obverse a...
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Lecture 5 from The Vikings, a class from Continuing Education at the University of New Mexico's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Vikings Lecture 5

  1. 1. Maps: left—map of Viking routes throughout Europe; right—map of earlyKievan Russia. Left map from Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga, edited by Wardand Fitzhugh. Right map from Ferguson, The Vikings: a History.
  2. 2. Maps of the Byzantine Empire (600-1000 AD) and Abbasid Empire(left-c. 650-750, right-c. 950-1050). From Lynn Hunt, The Making ofthe West, Volume 1, 3rdedition.
  3. 3. Map of Russian river trade with the Middle East.From Gwyn Jones, A History of the Vikings.
  4. 4. Early Rus burial mounds at Staraja Ladoga.Image from Wikipedia.
  5. 5. Images from Olaus Magnus, Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus,1555. Left—hunting of martens and sables; right—hunting of squirrels.In Gwyn Jones, A History of the Vikings.
  6. 6. Images of portage on Russian rivers from Olaus Magnus,Historia de Gentibus Septentrionalibus, 1555. In GwynJones, A History of the Vikings.
  7. 7. Items from early Russia burials: left top—bear tooth amulets; bottomleft—bear or beaver paw amulets; right—folding scales. Images fromVikings: the North Atlantic Saga, edited by Fitzhugh and Ward.
  8. 8. Early Russian rulers: left—a gold coin of Vladimir I; right—a facialreconstruction of Iaroslave I, the Wise, by Mikhail Gerasimov, 1939.Images from Wikipedia.
  9. 9. Model of the original St. Sophia, Kiev. Image fromWikipedia, model housed in St. Sophia, Kiev.
  10. 10. Trade between Scandinavia, Russia, and the East:left—an 8thcentury bronze Buddha statue found in Helgö;right top—obverse and reverse sides of an Abbasid dirham, dated to 786 andfound in Staraja Ladoga; right bottom—8thcentury quartz beads from theCaucasus found in Birka. Images from Vikings: the North Atlantic Saga.

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