The Tale of King Harald: The Last Viking Adventure by Thomas J. T. Williams, Gilli Allan
  

The Tale of King Harald: The Last Viking Adventure

Written by Thomas J. T. Williams, Gilli Allan
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The Tale of King Harald: The Last Viking Adventure by Thomas J. T. Williams, Gilli Allan

This is an illustrated adventure telling the story of King Harald Sigurdsson, the last king of the Vikings. Based on a true story, Harald's adventure takes him from a frightened teenager to wealthy and powerful warrior and finally, to a ruthless and tyrannical king, whose ambition leads him to a futile, yet glorious death at the battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066. In this exciting and action - packed story, Harald journeys across the world from Scandinavia to Russia, Byzantium, Sicily , Turkey, Palestine and finally England. Travelling overland and by sea he gathers wealth, recongition and power, and along the way meets a range of famous and flamboyant historical figures including Cnut the Great, Prince Jaroslav of Kiev, the Empress Zoe and King Harold of England.

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Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Thomas J. T. Williams, Gilli Allan
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Publisher

British Museum Press

Publication date

3rd March 2014

ISBN

9780714123448


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