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The Sleepwalkers by Christopher Munro Clark
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Delphi by Michael Scott
Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World
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read in June, 2014
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An excellent history of the sanctuary and its significance. Scott's grasp of the subject is formidable, but he wears his erudition lightly, and makes the subject easy to approach even for those with little knowledge of archaeology and ancient history...more
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Vikings by Gareth Williams
Vikings: Life and Legend
by Gareth Williams
read in April, 2014
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A very mixed bag. Brilliantly illustrated; some parts excellent -- especially the chapter of belief and ritual -- others bizarrely out of date, peddling long-disproved Romantic notions of kings and warriors, and showing scant interest in or even know...more
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Vikingatidens härskare by Anna Lihammer
Vikingatidens härskare
by Anna Lihammer
read in April, 2014
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A sobering look at how little we actually understand the Viking age, and how imaginary any links between it and our own times and cultures are -- although it does err into creating some myths of its own.
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