Thea Stilton Graphic Novels #3: The Treasure of the Viking Ship

Author: Thea Stilton

Publisher: Papercutz

ISBN: 1629910937

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 56

View: 5952

The Thea Sisters are five fun, lively students at Mouseford Academy on Whale Island, who want to be real, live journalists, just like their hero, Thea Stilton. Between classes, friendships, crushes, and some bizarre mysteries to solve, they find life to be a never-ending adventure! Colette, Violet, Pamela, Nicky, and Paulina are working on a historical restoration when they learn about an ancient Viking vessel that sank off the shore of Whale Island. Rumor has it that the ship is full of treasure, and what's worse, some shadowy figure is plotting to steal it! If Mouseford's best investigative journalists can't crack this case, Whale Island will lose one of its most important cultural artifacts before it's even found.

The Viking Ship

Author: Gareth Williams

Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited

ISBN: 9780714123400

Category: History

Page: 96

View: 6881

The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the newly-conserved Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark. Measuring at over 37 metres, this is the longest Viking ship ever discovered and will form the core of the touring exhibition Vikings: life and legend. The Vikings used their shipbuilding skills to command the sea; their famous ships permitted the exploration, colonization and the raids for which they are best known. This book will explore the evolution of their sea-going vessels and celebrate this outstanding feature of the Viking Age.

The Viking Ship Finds

Guide Published by the Director of the Museum

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Norway

Page: 35

View: 8377


The Viking ships

Author: Ian Atkinson

Publisher: Lerner Pub Group

ISBN: 9780822512219

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 51

View: 3455

Discusses the construction and uses of different types of Viking ships.

Exploring the Vikings

Author: John Malam

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 9780237525972

Category: Civilization, Viking

Page: 47

View: 6505

New in paperback, Remains to be Seen is a fascinating series which looks at the past through the archeological evidence that remains today. Exploring the Vikings looks at who the Vikings were, at their world and how they spent their time, as well as their travels, their voyages of discovery and their rituals and religion. There are fact boxes which highlight key facts and the text is supported by a wonderful array of photographs and maps. Exploring the Vikings also features a time-line, a glossary and a full index.

A Short Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Viking-Ship From Gokstad (Classic Reprint)

Author: Ingvald Undset

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9780267919161

Category: Social Science

Page: 26

View: 1878

Excerpt from A Short Guide for the Use of Visitors to the Viking-Ship From Gokstad The ship had been made both for sailing and rowing. About midship is placed a keelson for the mast to rest upon. Above this, on the beams, is a large block af oak, cut out at both ends in the shape of a fish's tail. Hence the name of mastefisk, which is still used of the part of the-deck round the mast. Through a large opening made in this mastefisk, the mast was lowered and let into the keelson. When the mast had been raised, the after part of the ope ning was filled up with a large piece of oak, which at the same time served to steady the mast. When this piece was removed, there was an opening large enough to allow the mast to be lowered. The plain capstan in the fore hold no doubt served to raise and lower the mast. The mast was probably fitted with a yard and a large sail. Right in front of the mast, and, also further fore and aft are vertical beams with a gaff, on which to place the spars. A few spars were found on them, of which one no doubt is the vessel's yard; another the top part of the mast. That the ship was propelled by oars as well is proved by the existing oars, and, likewise, by the openings for them made in the third strake from above. There are 16 such openings on each side; the strake in which they are made, is the fourteenth from the keel and is somewhat thicker than the rest. This is, also, the case with the tenth, against which the upper part of the frames and the ends of the beams are resting. There is, as will be seen an incision in the after part of the openings, for the blades to pass through, when the oars were to be used. In the fore part of the ship it is especially seen how the bottom was covered with boards resting on the beams. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Mrs. Claus and the Viking Ship

Author: Laura Strickland

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

ISBN: 1628302879

Category: Fiction

Page: 64

View: 2672

Scottish chief's daughter Tinnie MacAieth can think of only one way to ransom her clan's folk, defeated by the fierce Viking, Claus — agree to his demand that she become his bride. She hopes the faith she holds to and the love she has for her people will give strength to endure a lonely, loveless future in the cold north. Claus has claimed Tinnie for his wife, but the prize he truly wants is her heart. Determined to win it, he offers her many gifts, but not until he undertakes a dangerous winter voyage for her sake does he dare hope. And on one magical Christmas Eve, while delivering toys by sleigh to her clan's children, he begins to believe she may grant him the one gift he desires...

The Viking Ship

Author: Jonathan Drane

Publisher: Greenshoot Investments Pty

ISBN: 0980424747

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 15

View: 4913


The Viking Ship Model

Author: British Museum Press,Collectif,

Publisher: British museum Press

ISBN: 9780714123431


Page: 4

View: 2817

Press out and make your own Viking ship model, based on one of the most famous Viking ships ever to be found. Use the punch out pieces to build your ship and place your crew at the helm, ready for an adventure on the sea. Attractively re-packaged with easy to follow instructions for assembly, this ship model kit is fun for all the family, and even contains a brief introduction to Viking ships, in particular the Oseberg ship of the ninth century AD, upon which this model is based. (Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo).

At Sea on a Viking Ship

Solving Problems of Length and Weight Using the Four Math Operations

Author: Janey Levy

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823989225

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 8468

Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to describe the Vikings' ships and their way of life.

The Vikings in History

Author: F. Donald Logan

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415327565

Category: History

Page: 205

View: 1701

Completely updated to include important primary research, archaeological findings and debates from the last decade, this third edition of F. Donald Logan's successful book examines the Vikings and their critical role in history. The author uses archaeological, literary and historical evidence to analyze the Vikings' overseas expeditions and their transformation from raiders to settlers. Focusing on the period from 800-1050, it studies the Vikings across the world, from Denmark and Sweden right across to the British Isles, the North Atlantic and the New World. This edition includes: a new epilogue explaining the aims of the book updated further reading sections maps and photographs. By taking this new archaeological and primary research into account, the author provides a vital text for history students and researchers of this fascinating people.

Die Abenteuer des Röde Orm


Author: Frans G. Bengtsson

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423431970

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

View: 5350

Wild ist die Welt der Wikinger Die Lebensgeschichte des jungen Bauernsohns Röde Orm bietet alles, was einen großen Wikinger-Roman auszeichnet: gefährliche Raubzüge, ferne Länder, zarte Poesie, heftige Familienstreitigkeiten und natürlich schöne Frauen. Spannend und mit viel Humor erzählt Frans G. Bengtsson von seinen trink- und liebesfreudigen Helden, die im Europa des 10. Jahrhunderts auf große Fahrt gehen – die letzte echte Wikinger-Saga.

Icelanders in the Viking Age

The People of the Sagas

Author: William R. Short

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786447273

Category: History

Page: 283

View: 7055

The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-Age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature. The culture and history of the people depicted in the Sagas are often unfamiliar to the modern reader, though the audience for whom the tales were intended would have had an intimate understanding of the material. This text introduces the modern reader to the daily lives and material culture of the Vikings. Topics covered include Icelandic religion, social customs, the settlement of disputes, and major milestones in life of Viking-Age Icelanders. Issues of dispute among scholars, such as the nature of settlement and the division of land, are addressed in the text.

The Viking Longship

From Skinboat to Seagoing Warship

Author: Jorn Olav Loset

Publisher: Westholme Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781594160868

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 2690

Follows the evolution of Norse ships and shipbuilding, from prehistoric vessels to the great longships of the Vikings, covering everything from major archaeological finds to longship crafting and construction techniques, as well as an overview of the Vikings' naval warfare tactics, their transatlantic voyages and their navigation methods.

Life on a Viking Ship

Author: Jane Shuter

Publisher: Heinemann Library

ISBN: 9780431043036

Category: Viking ships

Page: 32

View: 5186

Learn basic history by visiting communities from our past. Each book is filled with photos and reconstruction artwork covering topics such as food, clothing, shelter, education, play, communication, and family life. View important political and geographical events through the lens of everyday life.

Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age

The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse

Author: Judith Jesch

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 9780851158266

Category: History

Page: 330

View: 4261

A critical survey of the vocabulary of Viking ships and their crews, of fleets and sailing and battles at sea, based on the runic and skaldic evidence from c.950-1100, and studied within the context of Viking activity in the period.

The Vikings and Their Age

Author: Angus A. Somerville,R. Andrew McDonald

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442605243

Category: History

Page: 160

View: 3699

This book, the first in our Companions to Medieval Studies series, is a brief introduction to the history, culture, and religion of the Viking Age and provides an essential foundation for study of the period. The companion begins by defining the Viking Age and explores topics such as Viking society and religion. Viking biographies provide students with information on important figures in Viking lore such as Harald Bluetooth, Eirik the Red, Leif Eiriksson, and Gudrid Thorbjarnardaughter, a female Viking traveler. A compelling chapter entitled "How Do We Know About the Vikings?" and a case study on the wandering monks of St. Philibert introduce students to the process of historical inquiry. The book concludes with a discussion of the impact of the Vikings and their legacy. Pedagogical resources include a detailed chronology, study questions, a glossary, 4 maps, and 14 images. Text boxes provide information on outsider perceptions of the Vikings, a detailed account of a Viking raid, and a description of a chieftain's dwelling in Arctic Norway. This study also benefits from a multi-disciplinary approach including insights and evidence from such diverse disciplines as archaeology, philology, religion, linguistics, and genetics.