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An Afternoon with Historian Martyn Whittock, Author of American Vikings

Presented by Hudson Library & Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Jan 13 2024
An Afternoon with Historian Martyn Whittock, Author of American Vikings

Vikings are an enduring subject of fascination. The combination of adventure, mythology, violence, and exploration continues to grip our attention.

Join the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Saturday, January 13 at 1 p.m. for a virtual author event with historian Martyn Whittock, who will discuss our endless captivation with Vikings as detailed in his latest book American Vikings: How the Norse Sailed into the Lands and Imaginations of America.  

In a book Kirkus Reviews calls, “A lucid survey of Viking lore, archaeological finds, and modern interpretations,” American Vikings explores the geographical reach of the Norse where for centuries medieval sagas, first recorded in Iceland, claimed that Vikings reached North America around the year 1000. The book explores that claim, separating fact from fiction and myth from mischief, to assess the enduring legacy of this claim in America. The search for “American Vikings” connects a vast range of different areas; from the latest archaeological evidence for their actual settlement in North America to the myth-making of nineteenth-century Scandinavian pioneers in the ... view more »

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