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The Ship in the Hill

Sullivan, William L. (Book - 2010 )
The Ship in the Hill
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"The Oseberg ship, unearthed from a hill in Norway in 1904, dumfounded archeologists because it contained the grave of a woman. Historians had assumed that the Viking world - and certainly Viking ships - were ruled by men. A historical novel based on the excavation, 'The Ship In the Hill' tells the story of tow women struggling with power and love - Dr. Kirstin Williams, an American archeologist unearthing the ship in 1904, and Asa of Agthir, the Viking queen who sailed it a thousand years before"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Sullivan, William L., 1953-
Title: The ship in the hill
Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Navillus Press, c2010
Characteristics: 352 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by William L. Sullivan; illustrations by Karen Sorensen Sullivan
Summary: "The Oseberg ship, unearthed from a hill in Norway in 1904, dumfounded archeologists because it contained the grave of a woman. Historians had assumed that the Viking world - and certainly Viking ships - were ruled by men. A historical novel based on the excavation, 'The Ship In the Hill' tells the story of tow women struggling with power and love - Dr. Kirstin Williams, an American archeologist unearthing the ship in 1904, and Asa of Agthir, the Viking queen who sailed it a thousand years before"--P. [4] of cover.
Additional Contributors: Sullivan, Karen Sorensen
ISBN: 0981570143
9780981570143
Branch Call Number: FICTION SULLIVAN 2010
Subject Headings: Norway Fiction Women Norway Fiction Vikings Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Topical Term: Women
Vikings
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In 1904, the most elaborate Viking ship burial ever found was excavated - and it contained the remains of a woman. Who was she? This novel by a local author imagines her life.


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