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Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Vikings, Erik the Red and Leif Erikson

Written by: Captivating History
Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins

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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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  • R Ray
  • 2019-02-02

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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  • Forrest
  • 2020-04-15

Repeating story

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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  • Maria B
  • 2018-12-29

Very Well-Written


I enjoyed listening to about the Vikings and their history, it is very interesting. Now I want to read more.
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  • Mark
  • 2018-12-29

In Depth

I have a Viking gene but know nothing about the Vikings. This book gave me a great history in under an hour giving me a much better understanding of this nation.

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  • Alee
  • 2018-12-29

Really Interesting

This is a must have book if you're interested in a concise history about Vikings. Their world and what we learn about them is changing all time as we make new discoveries.

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  • Kateee
  • 2018-12-29

Very easy to understand

Very easy to understand, straight to the point to what exactly you need to know, to understand Vikings view. Now need to know more!!

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  • Autumn in Spring
  • 2018-12-29

I enjoyed this book


A lot of information within a detailed book. But yet easy to understand the concept of the Viking way of life. Highly recommend!

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  • King
  • 2018-12-29

Exciting

This is the second book I've read and they are really well done. Gets good info across without overwhelming the listener.

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  • Allison
  • 2018-12-29

Good overview of the history

Good overview of the history, thoughtful analysis. The analysis of the impact of the Vikings on history was fascinating, enjoyable reading

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  • Jean AR
  • 2018-12-29

Well-researched

Quick book good information, how fast that they had converted to Christian from pagan was very interesting. I had not known that