Story Guides The Viking Invasions
This list of resources supports the study of the Viking invasions of the 8th to 11th centuries CE. Key reference and primary source materials explore the diffusion of culture and ideas that occurred as a result of the Viking migrations and military conquests throughout much of Europe during this period. Solutions Subscribers: Use the Export to My Lists button above to turn this into a research list for your students.
- How can the Vikings' movement out of Scandinavia be seen as both a migration and an invasion? Why were the Vikings motivated to leave their homeland?
- Why was it so difficult for the victims of the Viking invasions to respond effectively? How did the victims' views of the Vikings influence later ideas about them?
- How did the Vikings' interactions with other European societies change over time? How did Vikings contribute to culture and society in the places where they settled? How were the Vikings affected by their contact with other cultures?
- Overview: The Viking Invasions
- Outline: Outline
- Transcript: Transcript
- Lesson: Introduction
- Lesson: 1-The Vikings
- Lesson: 2-Effects of the Viking Invasions
- Lesson: 3-Viking Trade and Assimilation
- Lesson: Closing
- Glossary Terms: Danegeld
- Photos & Illustrations: Canute
- Photos & Illustrations: Gripsholm Castle: Viking runestone
- Photos & Illustrations: Viking ship's carved figurehead
- Reference Articles: Viking Invasions
- Reference Articles: Vikings
- Reference Articles: Norse Voyages
- Biographies: Canute
- Cultural Documents: Snorri Sturluson: "Halfdan the Black" (ca. 1241)
- Letters & Narratives: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Viking Attacks (ca. late ninth century CE)
"The Viking Invasions." History Hub, ABC-CLIO, 2020, historyhub.abc-clio.com/Support/Display/2187330?cid=256. Accessed 20 Jan. 2020.
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