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History Bibliography

More than just history, this bibliography touches upon culture, anthropology, archeology, language, linguistics and other related topics pertaining to the people who used runes, and the countries in which they lived. Regrettably, my primary focus has been Vikings, but you will find a bit on the Teutons, Goths, Angle-Saxons, Celts, and Indo-Europeans. I plan to expand the bibliography as time permits.

If the title is hyperlinked, the book can be ordered from Amazon.com. Click on the hyperlinked title to be taken to Amazon.com. When possible, I've identified other sources, such as Rûna-Raven Press or Anglo-Saxon Books. I've found used copies on eBay, Half.com , Abebooks.com and Amazon.com . The older ones may be available in a large public or university library or Questia.com online library.

It has been brought to my attention that my bibliographies have been extracted verbatim by lazy college students, for use in their own term papers. Of course, it doesn't fool anyone. However, to make it a teeny bit more difficult, I've removed the publication data. They can still copy, but they'll have to do a bit more work. One does have to wonder if they've also copied the term papers.


A Catalogue and its Users : A Symposium on the Upsala Collection of Medieval manuscripts, ISBN=9155435653.

Saxon and Viking Age Sculpture, ISBN=0860540170.
Context: papers from the Collingwood symposium on insular sculpture from 800 to 1066.

First Grammatical Treatise: the earliest Germanic phonology: an edition, translation [from the Old Norse] and commentary. ISBN=0582524911.

Iceland and the Mediaeval World : Studies in honour of Ian Maxwell, ISBN=0909897026.

Old English Riddles of the Exeter Book, ISBN=0807812722.

Papers in Northern Archaeology. ISBN=9171741550. 

Proceedings of the Seventh Viking Congress, Dublin, 15-21 August 1973, ISBN=0903521091.

Teutonic Tunes, a Heathen Hymnal, Freya's Folk, 537 Jones Street #165, San Francisco, CA 95102-2007.

The The Comparative History of Urban Origins in Non-Roman Europe: Ireland, Wales, Denmark, Germany, Poland, and Russia from the ninth to the thirteenth century, ISBN=0860543269.

The Viking discovery of America, ISBN=8272011735.

Varangian Problems., ISBN=8716004566.
Report on the first international symposium on the theme, The eastern connections of the nordic peoples in the Viking period and early middle ages, Moesgaard, University of Aarhus, 7th-11th October 1968.

Viking : When Longships Sailed, Vikings, AD 800-1100 (What Life Was Like, Vol 5). , ISBN=0783554540.

Aarseth, Bjørn (tr. by Jean Aase): The Sami, Past and Present, Norske Folkemuseum, Oslo, 1993, ISBN=82900363209. This is a small (32 page) pamphlet I obtained at the Norske Folkemuseum in Oslo regarding the Sami people of Norway, Sweden and Finland. It does not include a discussion of Sami shamanism.

Adalsteinsson, Jon Hnefill. Under the Cloak: A Pagan Ritual Turning Point in the Conversion of Iceland . ISBN= 915540815X

Almgren, B.: The Viking, ISBN=9174420038.

Almqvist, Bo: Viking Ale : Studies on Folklore Contacts Between the Northern and the Western Worlds, ISBN=0863142184.

Almqvist, Bo (ed): Northern Lights: Following Folklore in North-Western Europe, Essays , ISBN+ 1900621630.

Anderson, James Edward: Literary Riddles in the Exeter Book: Riddle 1 and the Easter Riddle: A Critical Edition With Full Translations. ISBN= 0806119470.. .Riddle 1 and the Easter Riddle : A Critical Edition With Full Translations.

Ambrosiani, Kristina: Viking Age Combs, Comb Making and Comb Makers, ISBN=9171461507.

Anderson, Rasmus B.,: Viking Tales of the North" the Sagas of Thorstein, Viking's Son and Fridthjof the Bold, ISBN= 0898759544.

Anderson, Rasmus B.,: The Norse Discovery of America , ISBN= 141020037X.

Anderson, Sarah, Karen Swenson:: Cold Counsel : The Women of Old Norse Literature and Myth ISBN:= 0815319665

Anderson, Wilford Raymond: Viking Explorers and the Columbus Fraud: Pros and the Con Man , ISBN= 096070700X.

Anderson, Wilford Raymond: Norse American 10th Century Onwards, ISBN= 0960707034

Antonsen, Elmer: "Linguistics and Politics in the 19th Century: the Case of the 15th Rune" University of Michigan, 1980. An article appearing in Michigan Germanic Studies 6, pp. 1-16. In this treatise, Antonsen, who is a professor of linguistics at the University of Illinois, argues that the transcriptions of the Elhaz rune as /-R/ instead of /-z/ was something promoted by German (hence proto-Nazi) runeologists, and that the Scandinavian runologists (Antonsen is a native of Denmark) favored the transcription /-z/.

Antonsen, Elmer and Hans Henrich Hock (ed): Staefcraeft : Studies in Germanic Linguistics. ISBN=1556191340. Selected Papers from the First and the Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistics University of Chicago.

Antonsen, Elmer (ed): Germanic Linguistics II. ISBN= 9991369929. Papers from Second Symposium on Germanic Linguistic University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign 3-4 October 1986.

Antonsen, Elmer: Runes and Germanic Linguistics (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs, 140) , ISBN= 3110174626

Antonsen, Elmer H.: A Concise Grammar of the Older Runic Inscriptions, Tübingen, 1975

Antonsen, Elmer H.: Grimm Brothers and the Germanic Past (Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science, Series III: Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, Vol 54) , ISBN= 9027245398

Arbman, Holger: The Vikings, Thames and Hudson, London, 1962

Arbman, Holger: The Àrby Boat, ISBN= 9187360071

Arwidsson, Greta : The Meastermyr Find : a Viking Age Tool Chest from Gotland, ISBN=917402129X.

Athalbjarnarson, Bjarni (ed.): Heimskringla, Vols I-III Reykjavik, 1946-51

Atkinson, Ian, et al: The Viking Ships (Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind), ISBN=0521219515.

Bailey, Richard N: Viking Age Sculpture in Northern England (Collins Archaeology), ISBN=9992115963.

Bailey, Richard N, Rosemary Cramp, et al: Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture in England: Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lanchester North-Of-The-Sands, ISBN= 0197260365

Bagge, Sverre: Society and Politics in Snorri Sturlusson's Heimskringla, ISBN: 0520068874.

Barlau, Stephen: Germanic Kinship, University of Texas, Austen, 1975

Batey, Colleen E (ed), et al : The Viking Age in Caithness, Orkney and the North Atlantic,, ISBN=0748606327. Select Papers from the Proceedings of the Eleventh Viking Congress, Thurso and Kirkwall.

Batey , Colleen E.(Editor) and James Graham-Campbell: Cultural Atlas of the Viking World, 1994, ISBN=0816030049.

Batey , Colleen, and James Graham-Campbell: Vikings in Scotland, ISBN= 074860863X

Bauschatz, Paul: The Well and the Tree: World and Time in Early Germanic Culture, ISBN= 0870233521. "The ultimate book on Wyrd and Germanic space-time concepts. Quite complex and requiring some work to fully understand: but when you have worked through it, you will know Wyrd as our ancestors did." Review by Kveldulfr Gundarsson.

Baynes, H.G.: Germany Possessed., ISBN= 0404561063. Review by K.Gundarsson: "This book is marred from the heathen viewpoint by its rabidly Christian orientation. It was written by an Englishman during WWII, so its biases are only to be expected. Nevertheless it provides a fascinating study of the breakthrough of the dark side of the Odhinnic archetype."

Bengtsson, Frans G.: Long Ships: a Saga of the Viking Age,, ISBN=000612609X.

Benveniste, Emile (tr. E. Palmer): Indo-European Language and Society, ISBN= 0571102603.

Bergmann, Gudrun G, and Olafur G. Gudlaugson (Illustrator): Viking Cards, ISBN=0880792396.

Bernheimer, Richard: Wild Men in the Middle Ages: A study in Art, Sentiment and Demonology, ISBN= 0374906165.

Berry, Francis : I tell of Greenland : an edited translation of the SauÆarkrokur manuscripts, ISBN=0710085915

Blindheim, Martin: Graffiti in Norwegian Stave Churches (Medieval Art in Norway), ISBN= 8200071367.

Bosworth, Joseph and Toller, T.N.: Anglo-Saxon Dictionary ISBN= 0198631014.

Bradley, John (Editor): Viking Dublin Exposed : The Wood Quay Saga, ISBN=0862780667.

Brogger, A.W. and H. Shetelig: The Viking Ships: Their Ancestry and Evolution, ISBN=0906191408.

Bronstead, Johannes (tr. Kalle Skov);The Vikings, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1965

Brown, A. (ed.): Early English and Old Norse Studies, Methuen, London, 1963

Brown, David: Anglo-Saxon England, ISBN= 0370015908

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert Sutton Hoo Viking Ship Burial, ISBN=0900657464.

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert , Bernice Grohskopf : The Treasure of Sutton Hoo: Ship-Burial for an Anglo-Saxon King, ISBN= 0595137903

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert : Aspects of Anglo-Saxon archaeology : Sutton Hoo and other discoveries, ISBN= 057501704X

Bruce-Mitford, Rupert, P. V. Glob, : The Bog People: Iron-Age Man Preserved , ISBN= 080149527X

Bucknell, Peter A.: Entertainment and Ritual, 600-1600, ISBN= 084766239X.

Bugge, G.: Stave Churches in Norway, ISBN= 8209019295.

Burl, Aubrey: A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, ISBN=0300063318. This is a travel guide, but packed full of interesting information on megalithic rings, with many photos.

Burl, Aubrey: Great Stone Circles: Fables, Fictions, Facts, ISBN= 0300076894

Burl, Aubrey: From Carnac to Callanish: The Prehistoric Stone Rows and Avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany , ISBN= 0300055757

Burl, Aubrey: The Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland, and Brittany , ISBN= 0300083475

Buss, Reinhard J.: The Klabautermann of the Northern Seas. ISBN=0520093992.
An analysis of the protective spirit of ships and sailors in the context of popular belief, Christian legend, and Indo-European mythology.

Byock, Jesse L: Medieval Iceland : Society, Sagas, and Power, ISBN=0520069544.

Caesar, Julius: H.J. Edwards (Translator): Caesar: The Gallic War (Loeb Classical Library #72) , ISBN= 0674990803

Caesar, Julius (tr. by S.A.Handforth): The Conquest of Gaul, ISBN= 0140444335

Cambridge Medieval History: Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdom (The Cambridge Medieval History Vol 1), ISBN=0521045320.

Campbell, James, Patrick Wormald and Eric John (eds): The Anglo-Saxons, ISBN: 0140143955

Campbell, James, The Anglo-Saxon State, ISBN= 1852851767

Campbell, James, Essays in Anglo-Saxon History, ISBN= 0907628338

Carter, W. Hodding, A Viking Voyage : In Which an Unlikely Crew Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World , ISBN=0345420039. This is a narrative of the building of the knarr (longship) Snorri, and then the adventure of sailing her from Greenland to Vinland, reinacting the voyage of Leif Ericson.  Fascinating and humorous.

Carter, W. Hodding,: An Illustrated Viking Voyage; Retracing Leif Eriksson's Journey in an Authentic Viking Knarr, ISBN= 0743407024. These are the photos that illlustrate his other book. Too bad he didn't put both in the same book. Nevertheless, I highly recommend both. Get them both!

Caselli, Giovanni and Gino D'Achille (Illustrator): A Viking Settler (Everyday Life of Series), ISBN=0872261042.

Cavill, Paul, Stephen E. Harding, and Judith Jesch: Wirral and its Viking Heritage, ISBN= 0904889599.

Cavill, Paul: Vikings, ISBN= 0007104022

Chadwick, Hector Munro: The Heroic Age, ISBN= 0837169399.

Chadwick, Hector Munro: Early Scotland: The Picts, the Scots and the Welsh of Southern Scotland , ISBN= 0374913579

Chadwick, Hector Munro.: The Origin of the English Nation, Cambridge University Press, 1924

Chadwick, Nora. K.: The British Heroic Age : the Welsh and the Men of the North. ISBN= 0708304656.

Chadwick, Nora. K., Myles Dillon: Celtic Realms , ISBN= 0785816763. A survey of the history and culture of the Celtic peoples, from the Celts' pre-historic origins to the Norman invasion of Britain. The authors demonstrate the peculiar genius of the Celts in their religion, literature, and visual arts

Chadwick, Nora. K.: The Celts, ISBN= 0140250743.  Although there is no written record of their prehistoric culture, the Celtic people left behind much archaeological and anthropological evidence of a way of life that was highly evolved.

Chadwick, Nora. K.: Celtic Britain, ISBN= B00005VJQR

Chadwick, Nora. K.: The Druids, ISBN= 0708314163. This classic study by one of the great names of Celtic scholarship has been up-dated by Dr. Anne Ross and reissued with comprehensive notes and a map of the main druidic sites in Continental Europe and the British Isles.

Chaney, William: The Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England; the Transition from Paganism to Christianity ISBN= 0520014014.

Christensen, B. Brorson: The Conservation of Waterlogged Wood in the National Museum of Denmark , ISBN= 8748069213. A report on the methods chosen for the stabilization of the timbers of the viking ships from Roskilde Fjord.

Christian, Roy: Old English Customs, ISBN= 0000026980.

Civardi, Campbell, and Anne Civardi: Viking Raiders (Time Traveler Series), ISBN= 0746030738.

Clarke, Helen, and Bjorn Ambrosiani: Towns in the Viking Age, ISBN= 071851792X.

Clarke, Howard (Editor): Ireland and Scandinavia in the Early Viking Age, ISBN= 1851822356.

Cleasby, Richard and Vigfusson, Gudbrand: An Icelandic-English Dictionary, ISBN:= 0198631030.

Cohat, Yves: The Vikings&endash;Lords of the Seas, ISBN= 0810928655.

Collinder, Bjorn. The Lapps. ISBN: 0837122139

Collingwood, W.C.: The Likeness of King Elfwald, A Study of Northumbria and Iona at the Beginning of the Viking Age. ISBN=0947992537. A study of Northumbria and Iona at the beginning of the Viking Age.

Council for British Archeology: Viking Age York and the North, ISBN=0900312653.

Cox, Stephen: The English Long Bow: It's History, Mythology, Tradition & Tactics. ISBN: 1872543464 , also available through Order of the Jarls of Baelder, 60 Elmhurst Road, Reading RG1-5HY, England, 1966.
The history, development and usage of one of the most devastating weapons of Medieval Europe, renowned as the winner of Crecy and Agincourt against heavily armed cavalry. But long-bowmen were a martial caste of the land, representing the soul of their folk. Here the ethos of the bow, rules of engagement, construction, training are considered as well as its folklore and mythology via Robin Hood ad Herne, Norse and Celtic myths and gods, and symbolic tribal usages.

Crossley-Holland, Kevin (Tr): The Exeter Book Riddles , ISBN=0140433678.

Crawford, Jane. "Evidences for Witchcraft in Anglo-Saxon England." Medium Ævum. 32:2 (1963)

Curriculum Development Unit : Viking Settlement to Medieval Dublin, ISBN=0905140486.

D'Arbois de Jubainvill, H.: The Irish Mythological Cycle (translation of L'Epopee Celtique en Ireland [Paris, 1884]), Ireland, 1903

D'Aviella, Count G.: Migration of Symbols, Aquarian Press, Wellingborough, UK, 1979

Delaney, Frank: The Celts , ISBN= 0586203494.

Delaney, Frank: Legends of the Celts, ISBN= 0806983515.

Dennis,Andrew, Peter Foote and Richard Perkins tr.: Laws of Early Iceland: Grægæs II the Codex Regius of Grægæs With Material from Other Manuscripts . ISBN:= 0887551580.

Dengler, Sandy: Dublin Crossing : Romance and Adventure in the Viking Era (Heroes of the Misty Isle), ISBN=0802422934.

Deshman, Robert : Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Scandinavian Art ,An Annotated Bibliography (Reference Publication in Art History ISBN=0816183449.

DeVries. Kelly: The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066. ISBN=0851157637

Dronke, Ursula: Specvlvm Norroenvm : Norse studies in memory of Gabriel Turville-Petre, ISBN=8774922890.

Du Chaillu, Paul B,: Viking Age, 2 Volume Set, ISBN=0404021875.

Dumezil, Georges A. Hiltebeitel (tr.): The Destiny of the Warrior, ISBN+ 0226169707.

Dumville, David N.: Three Men in a Boat: Scribe, Language, and Culture in the Church of Viking-Age Europe , ISBN=0521626781.

Durrenberger, E. Paul, and Shirley Crisler: The Dynamics of Medieval Iceland: Political Economy and Literature, ISBN=0877453888.

Duczko, W:. Birka V: The Filigree and Granulation Work of the Viking Period : An analysis of the material from Bjorkèo, ISBN=9174021621.

Earwood, Caroline: Domestic Wooden Artefacts in Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times, ISBN= /0859893898.

Eichler, Lillian: The Customs of Mankind, ISBN= 0848207408.

Einarsson, Stefán: A History of Icelandic Literature, Johns Hopkins Press, New York, 1957

Eliade, Mircea. Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstacy. ISBN 0691017794

Eluere , Christine, Davphne Briggs (tr): The Celts: Conquerors of Ancient Europe (Discoveries), ISBN= 0810928523.

Ellis, Peter Berresford: A Dictionary of Irish Mythology, Constable and Company, London, 1987

Ellis, Peter Berresford: : Caesar's Invasion of Britain, , Orbis Publishing, London, 1978

Ellis-Davidson, Hilda Roderick: Myths and Symbols in Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions. ISBN= 0815624417.

Ellis-Davidson, Hilda Roderick: The Viking Road to Byzantium,, ISBN= 0874718341.

Ellis-Davidson, Hilda Roderick (trans): Saxo Grammaticus: The History of the Danes Books I-IX,. ISBN=0859915026 This is a translation from the Latin of a medieval text which has both historic and mythic elements. Included is a commentary by Ellis-Davison

Ellis-Davidson, Hilda R. "Hostile Magic in the Icelandic Sagas." In: The Witch Figure: Folklore Essays by a Group of Scholars in England Honouring the 75th Birthday of Katharine M. Briggs. ISBN: 0710076967.

Elsworthy, Frederick T. The Evil Eye: An Account of this Ancient and Widespread Superstition. ISBN 0517679442.

Enright, Michael :Lady With a Mead Cup Ritual Prophecy and Lordship in the European Warband from LA Tene to the Viking Age., ISBN=1851821880.

Enterline, James Robert: Viking America : The Norse Crossings and Their Legacy, ISBN=0385025858.

Erlingsson, Thorsteinn: Ruins of the Saga-Time in Iceland, ISBN=0404600220.

Evans, George Ewart: The Pattern Under the Plough, London, 1966

Fenton, Alexander and Hermann Palsson: Northern and Western Isles in the Viking World : Survival, Continuity and Change, ISBN=0859761010.

Foote, Peter G.: Aurvandilsta : Norse Studies (Viking Collection, Vol 2), ISBN=8774924788.

Foote, Peter Godfrey: The Viking Achievement : The Society and Culture of Early Medieval Scandinavia (Great Civilization Series), ISBN=0312035101.

Foster, Paul: Heimskringla, or the Stoned Angels, ISBN: 0714507377.

Freeman, Philip : War, Women, and Druids : Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts, ISBN=0292725450

Freya's Folk: What's in a Name?.
A compilation of Teutonic, Anglo-Saxon names and meanings. Available through Freya's Folk, 537 Jones Street #165, San Francisco, CA 95102-2007.

Friedman, Albert B.: Viking Book of Folk Ballads, ISBN=0140061126.

Froncek, Thomas: The Northmen, ISBN= 0809412756.

Gamkrelidze, Thomas, and  Ivanov, V.: Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans: A Reconstruction and Historical Analysis of a Proto-Language and a Proto-Culture. ISBN= 3110147289..

Geipel, John : The Viking Lgacy The Scandinavian influence on the English and Gaelic languages., ISBN= 0715349600.
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Géotlind, Anna : Technology and Religion in Medieval Sweden, ISBN= 9162808532.

Gibb, Christopher and John James : A Viking Sailor (How They Lived), ISBN= 0865921415.

Gibson, Michael: The Vikings (Peoples of the Past), ISBN= 0517059932.

Gjerset, Knut: History of Iceland, Macmillan, New York, 1924

Gjerset, Knut: Norwegian Sailors in American Waters, ISBN= 0405116373.

Glass-Koentop, Pattalee: Year of Moons, Season of Trees: Mysteries and Rites of Celtic Tree Magic. ISBN= 0875422691.

Glob, P.V. (Bulman, Joan, tr.): The Mound People, Faber and Faber, Ltd, London, 1970

Glob, Peter V. (Rupert Bruce-Mitford tr.): The Bog People, ISBN= 080149527X "Deals with the Iron Age practice of sinking human sacrifices in the bog. Highly recommended to anyone who is working wtih the cult of the Wans, especially Nerthus." Review by Kveldulfr Gundarsson.

Gloseki, Stephen O. Shamanism and Old English Poetry. ISBN:= 0824059522

Glubok, Shirley, and Gerard Nook: The Art of the Vikings,, ISBN= 0027364607.

Gomme, G.L.: Folklore Relics in Early Village Life, London, 1883

Gordon, Eric V. Introduction to Old Norse, ISBN=0198111843. Also available through Runa Raven Press..

Graham-Campbell, James: The Viking World, ISBN=0899190057.

Graham-Campbell, James: The Viking-Age Gold and Silver of Scotland (AD 850-1100), ISBN=0948636629.

Graham-Campbell, James:The Vikings, ISBN= 0688036031.

Graham-Campbell, James: The Vikings : the British Museum, London, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, ISBN= 0870992201.

Fitzhugh, William (ed): Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga, ISBN= 1560989955.

Green, Arthur Robert: Sundials: Incised dials or Mass-Clocks, London, 1925

Griffith, Paddy: The Viking Art of War, ISBN=1853672084.

Griffiths, Bill: An Introduction to Early English Law . ISBN=1898281149. Much of Anglo-Saxon life followed a traditional pattern, of custom, and of dependence on kin-groups for land, support and security. The Viking incursions of the ninth century and the re-conquest of the north that followed both disturbed this pattern and led to a new emphasis on centralised power and law, with royal and ecclesiastical officials prominent as arbitrators and settlers of disputes.Alao available from Anglo-Saxon Books, P.O.Box 30, Brandon, Suffolk IP26 4NP.

Griffiths, Bill (translator): The Battle of Maldon. ISBN=0951620908. The Battle of Maldon was fought between the men of Essex and the Vikings in AD 991. The action was captured in an Anglo-Saxon poem whose vividness and heroic spirit has fascinated readers and scholars for generations. The Battle of Maldon includes the source text, edited text, parallel literal translation;, verse translation, and notes on pronunciation. Available from Anglo-Saxon Books, P.O.Box 30, Brandon, Suffolk IP26 4NP.

Grönbech, Vilhelm (tr. W. Worster): The Culture of the Teutons , 2 vols., Oxford University Press, London, 1931
"The most beautiful book on the ways of our ancestors yet written, explaining the very roots of our thought and beliefs about worship, the soul, and the ways of the world. Highly recommended." Review by Kveldulfr Gundarsson.

Guerber, H.A.: Norsemen (Myths and Legends) ISBN= 0517604396.

Guthmondson, Barthi; (tr. Hollander, Lee M.): The Origin of the Icelanders, ISBN= 0803200633

Haakon, Shelelig; and Falk, Hjalmar; (tr. Gordon, E.V.): Scandinavian Archaeology , Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1937

Hadley, D. M. : The Northern Danelaw: Its Social Structure, C. 800-1100 (Studies in the Early History of Britain). ISBN= 0718500148.

Hall, Richard: Book of Viking Age York ISBN= 0713470143.

Hall, Richard A.: The Viking Dig : The Excavations at York,, ISBN= 0370308212.

Hallmundsson, Hallberg, (Ed.): An Anthology of Scandinavian Literature, From the Viking Period to the Twentieth Century., ISBN= 0020514700.

Hammerich, Angul: Mediaeval Musical Relics of Denmark, ISBN= 0404129528.

Harbison, Peter: Pre-Christian Ireland, ISBN= 0500278091.

Harding, Stephen: Ingimund's Saga: Norwegian Wirral, ISBN=1871201098.

Harnesson, Sven: Berserkers: Teutonic Cult of the Shape-Shifter Warriors. ISBN= 1872543413.

Harrison, Mark and Gerry Embleton (Illustrator): Viking Hersir : 793-1066 AD (Warrior, No 3), ISBN=1855323184.

Haywood, John (ed): The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings (Penguin Historical Atlases) , ISBN= 0140513280.

Hastrup, Kristen: Culture and History in Medieval Iceland : An Anthropological Analysis of Structure and Change, ISBN=0198232500.
Review by K.Gundarsson: "An excellent work which thououghly details several major elements of Teutonic thought, particularly concering innangardhs and utangardhs."

Haugen, Einar: The Scandinavian Languages: An Introduction to Their History., Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1976

Haugen, Einar: Scandinavian Language Structures: A Comparative Historical Survey, ISBN= 0816611076.

Haward, Peter J.: High Latitude Crossing: the Viking Route to America, ISBN=0229985688.

Hayward, John: The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings, ISBN:= 0140513280. This atlas examines the history of the Vikings. By showing their development as traders and craftsmen, explorers, settlers and mercenaries, it sets out to show that they were more than just marine terrorists.

Heffernan, Thomas Farel: Wood Quay: The Clash over Dublin's Viking Past, ISBN= 0292790422.

Henry: Irish Art During the Viking Invasions, 800-1020 AD, ISBN= 080140183.

Herbert, Kathleen: Peace-Weavers and Shield-Maidens: Women in Early English Society . Anglo-Saxon Books, ISBN= 0951620983. An account of the earliest Englishwomen, the part they played in the making of England in peace and war, the impressions they left in Britain and on the continent, how they were recorded in the chronicles, how they come alive in heroic verse and jokes.

Hines, John: The Scandinavian Character of Anglian England in the Pre-Viking period, ISBN= 0860542548.

Hodgetts, J. Frederick: Older England (Second Series), London, 1984

Hodgkin, R.H.: A History of the Anglo-Saxons, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1939

Holand, Hjalmar: Explorations in America Before Columbus, Twayne Publishers, NY, 1956

Holand, Hjalmar: A Pre-Columbian Crusade to America, Crown Publishers, NY, 1972.

Hole, C.: A Dictionary of British Folk Customs, London, 1976

Holmqvist, Wilhelm : Swedish Vikings on Helgèo and Birka , ISBN=9197038911.

Hone, W. Every Day Book London, 1826 ISBN=

Hopkins, Andrea et al: Harald the Ruthless : The Saga of the Last Viking Warrior, ISBN= 0805031766. Retells the saga, as written by Snorri Sturluson of Iceland, of the bloody conquests of a ruthless Norwegian leader whose death was brought about by King Harold of England. For young adults.

Horwood, Joan

Ingstad, Helge: The Viking Discovery of America: The Excavation of a Norse Settlement in L'Anse Aux Meadows, Newfoundland, ISBN= 0816047162. From 1961 to 1968, Helge Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine Ingstad, both archaeologists and acclaimed Viking scholars, conducted seven expeditions at L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland..

Ingstad, Helge: The Norse Discovery of America: Excavations of a Norse Settlement at L'Anse Aux Meadows, Newfoundland 1961-1968 , ISBN= 8200070395.
The Historical Background and the Evidence of the Norse Settlement Discovered in Newfoundland Vol 2.

Ingstad, Helge (tr. Walford, Naomi): Land Under the Pole Star, St Martin's Press, New York. The Norwegian archaeologist responsible for uncovering the Vinland site in Newfoundland's L'Ans aux Meadows Provincial Park and proving Viking settlement in North America during Saga times (c.1000 AD). This book is a record and examination of Norse contact with ancient America. Covers the North Atlantic connection between Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland, and the expeditions and settlement of North America by the Vikings.

Ingstad, Helge: Vikings in the West, ISBN= 0960904204.

Ingstad, Helge: Westward to Vinland: the discovery of pre-Columbian Norse house-sites in North America , ISBM= 0224616382.

Jansen, Henrik M: A Critical Account of the Written and Archaeological Sources' Evidence Concerning the Norse Settlements in Greenland, ISBN= 8742100585.

Jenson, Hans: Sign, Symbol and Script, George Allen and Unwin, 1970

Jerome, C.A.: The Ordasafn of Gamlinginn, Hrafnahus Publishing, Albuquerque, 1991. Icelandic words which apply to Asatruarfolk today

Jesch, Judith : Women in the Viking Age, SBN= 0851153607. This is the first book-length study in English to investigate what women did in the Viking age, both at home in Scandinavia and in the Viking colonies from Greenland to Russia

Jochens, Jenny: Old Norse Images of Women (Middle Ages Series), ISBN= 0812233581. ISBN= 0801431654.

Jochens, Jenny: Women in Old Norse Society, ISBN= 0801485207.

Johannesson, Jon (Haraldur Bessasson, tr.): A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth, Manitoba, 1974

Johnson, Paul, Runic Inscriptions in Great Britain, ISBN= 1902418069. Only 58 pages long, but contains wonderful etchings of runic artifacts, and a new translastion of the Old English Rune Poem.  

Johnson, Walter: Byways in British Archaeology, Cambridge, 1912

Jones, Gwyn: A History of the Vikings, ISBN= 0192801341.

Jones, Prudence: Sundial and Compass Rose: Eight-fold Time Division in Northern Europe, Bar Hill, 1982

Jones, Prudence and Pennick, Nigel : A History of Pagan Europe. ISBN= 0415158044. The evolution of Pagan religions in Greece and Rome, the religions of the Celts, Paganism in Germany and the Balkans, and the current Pagan revival.

Jones, Terry and Michael Foreman (Illustrator): The Saga of Erik the Viking, ISBN=0140322612. For grades 6-9. Written by ex-Monty Python member Terry Jones, it tells the tale of a Viking named Erik, who, with his men, goes on a quest to find the land where the sun goes at night. It is involving, exciting, well written, and great reading for all ages.

Jones, W. A. B.: Hadleigh Through the Ages : a Viking royal town ISBN= 0900227257.

Jung, Carl: The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, ISBN=0691018332. Bollingen Series 20, vol.9pt 1 of the Collected Works. The most important single volume of Jung's collected works for the "neo-pagan thesis".

Jung, Carl : The Collected Works, 18 vols., Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1960-68

Jung, Carl: The Portable Jung: A Selection of Works, ISBN=0140150706. Dr. Jung puts forth his theory of the human subconscious having a "racial memory" far older than the human race itself, and that the "Gods" are a part of our own subconscious minds. He states that the subconscious is the portal to much of which we term "supernaturual", and can even allow paranormal phenomenon and face-to-face meetings, at certain times with our dieties and with nature spirits.

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