Multcolib Picks: We come from the land of the ice and snow
Annotation:Copious amounts of photos of Viking artifacts from a major exhibition. Includes essays on shipbuilding, Viking connections to the New World, the Middle East, and more, and even a section on Viking sorceresses.
Annotation:Traces the life of Snorri Sturluson, the 12th century Icelandic poet who wrote down the Nordic myths we know today. By the author of The Far Traveler.
Annotation:Through archaeology and close reading of the sagas, Brown tells the story of Gudrid, who traveled far indeed - from Iceland, to Greenland, to North America, and in later life, to Rome.
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Are you interested in what everyday life might have been like in Viking-era Iceland and Greenland? Take a look at these fiction and non-fiction titles that recreate the Viking world. - Erika B.