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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Vikings, Erik the Red, and Leif Erikson, then pay attention.

Three captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • History of the Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers Such as Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, Egil Skallagrimsson, and More
  • Erik the Red: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Who Founded the First Norse Settlement in Greenland
  • Leif Erikson: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America and Established a Norse Settlement at Vinland

In this captivating history audiobook, you'll not only learn about heroic warriors in battle but you'll also discover the remarkable achievements made by the Vikings.

In the first part of this audiobook, you will discover topics, such as:

  • The rise of the mighty Vikings and the Viking Age
  • Significant Viking raids and battles
  • Ragnar Lothbrok - man or myth
  • The Viking Age of exploration
  • The significance of the settlement of Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland
  • Viking society and everyday life
  • And much, much more

In part two of this audiobook, you will discover:

  • Erik the Red’s early life in Norway
  • Erik the Pagan and Christianity in Greenland
  • The decline of the Greenland colony
  • Modern Greenland
  • And much, much more

Some of the topics covered in part three of this audiobook include:

  • The making of the man, Leif Erikson’s formative years
  • The settlement of Greenland
  • Life in Greenland
  • Leif’s first voyage
  • Mysterious lands to the west of Greenland
  • The end of the Vinland settlement
  • Leif Erikson’s place in history
  • And much, much more

So if you want to learn more about the Vikings, get this audiobook now!

©2018 Captivating History (P)2018 Captivating History
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Don't waste your time

No need in reading this. Most of what's written is speculation and myth, not history. The performance is terrible.

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Interesting but repetitive

Definitely learned some new info but a lot of this book is very repetitive. There are several parts of the story that are repeated numerous times for no apparent reason. The person reading in the first half also sounds very robotic. Given these reasons, it was tough to stay interested but I eventually made it through to the end.

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I don’t know why, but the writing just keeps repeating itself. You’ll hear an entire story, then not long after you’ll hear the same story but with different words.

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Amazing


I enjoyed this although, it's more of a paper than a book. Not a deep history but, it touches historical high points and gives me some things to research on my own.

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Concise and Compiling

I enjoyed learning about the Viking civilization from a master historian. I appreciate this effort and would like to recommend it.

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I really enjoyed this book


I really enjoyed reading the book. The style was straightforward and easy to understand. I recommend thi book

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Concise Book

Indeed, concise. And that's exactly what I was looking for. I like history and mythology, and I am always looking for lectures or podcasts for their brevity. I've never thought that I would find it in a book. Chapeau!!!

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Great Package


This is a good book. Much larger and more detailed than I thought on purchasing it but, most pleased with it!

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Awesome

Meets my expectations of an interesting and well-researched yet readable book. I recommend this to all hitory buffs.

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Awesome Information

Full of history that satisfies all what I was looking for. This book was recommended to me and said if I really wanted to know the history of the Vikings Gwyn Jones was what I was looking for. Great book.

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  • robert b.
  • 03-28-19

weak

worst audiobook I have had chapters I'm not in line with the chapters on the audiobook and and a lot of stories are repeated over and over again

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  • RR
  • 12-28-18

very good


The book was ok but skips over the Vikings were raiding England and Europe. The background information was interesting but moved into the Christian period with little discussion of trade and society.

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  • Aaron
  • 12-28-18

Great Author


I always wanted to learn more about the Vikings. I found the information interesting and a good diversion during my daily commute. I think I understand their anger and retaliation a little better having read about forced conversions.