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Baltic Sea Warriors

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... 424; K 85: 37; 4460). Photographs by M. Mägi. Ornaments provide the biggest indication that the shared warrior sphere was based on more than just conflicts and adverse relations. Finds by detectorists in recent decades have included...

End of the Viking Age

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... in the chronicles did not happen until the start of the thirteenth century (Mägi 2018, 381-84). Nevertheless, in the twelfth century, the Chud’ of inland Estonia and the Novgorod-Pskov princes mounted several military expeditions against each...

Conclusion

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...The Viking Age in the Eastern Baltic is a subject that has frequently been treated in a national romantic vein, with a spotlight on the archaeologically rich eleventh and twelfth centuries. The so-called Viking Age “proper” is often...

The High-Point of Scandinavian Eastward Activity

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...The various Baltic peoples' mercantile connections with the east received a major boost in the second half of the ninth century, and most of the tenth century was characterized by a boom in eastern trade. It was during this period...

Different Cultures, Different Modes of Communication

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... Finnic territory practised collectivist cremation burial in which the remains of the dead were mixed and so became indistinguishable (Mägi 2018, 34-44). This tradition saw the grave goods chopped into pieces before being placed on the pyre...

Introduction

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...Map of the historical districts of the Eastern Baltic.The very latest research shows that the Viking influence on the eastern coasts of the Baltic Sea and today's Russia was at least as significant as their westward—and much better...

Eastbound Routes Gain Momentum

The Viking Eastern Baltic

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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... Photographs by M. Mägi and I. Jets. There is a broad consensus among researchers that early prehistoric travellers preferred waterways to overland routes whenever and wherever possible. Especially in forested areas the maintenance of paths...