The Vikings in Ireland and beyond

Before and after the battle of Clontarf


Howard B. Clarke & Ruth Johnson, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-495-1
June 2015. 578pp; colour ills.

This richly illustrated book contains contributions by many leading scholars in Viking studies from Ireland, Britain and Scandinavia, on diverse subjects including archaeological excavation, art historical analysis, linguistics, literature, politics, historical sources, numismatics, environmental remains, human remains and artefact studies from c.795 to 1170. Aimed at both the non-specialist and the specialist reader, this book is a landmark publication in Viking studies.

Contributors: Rebecca Boyd (ind.); Martin Byrne (Byrne Mullins & Associates); Howard Clarke (RSAI); Christiaan Corlett (Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht); Charles Doherty (RSAI); Clare Downham (U Liverpool); Colmán Etchingham (MU); Gillian Fellows-Jensen (U Copenhagen); Signe Horn Fuglesang (U Oslo); David Griffiths (U Oxford); Andy Halpin (NMI); Brian Hodkinson (Limerick Museum); Ruth Johnson (Dublin City Council); Eamonn P. Kelly (NMI); Christina Lee (U Nottingham); Jessica McGraw (ind.); Griffin Murray (UCC); Rachel Moss (TCD); Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (U Cambridge); Donnchadh Ó Corráin (UCC); Uaininn O’Meadhra (U Stockholm); Joanne O’Sullivan (ind.); Emer Purcell (ind.); Eileen Reilly (UCD); John Sheehan (UCC); Linzi Simpson (ind.); Cathy Swift (U Limerick); Gareth Williams (British Museum); Andrew Woods (York Museums Trust).

Howard B. Clarke is a historian and an editor of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas series. Ruth Johnson is City Archaeologist at Dublin City Council.