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A History of the Vikings by
Call Number: DL31 .J6
Publication Date: 2001-07-19
A book on Viking history and culture that includes how they lived as well as how far they traveled.
The Vikings by
Publication Date: 2005-11-03
Part of Oxford University Press Very Short Introduction series of books. A detailed look at the Viking Age.
Viking Literature: Sagas, Mythology, and More
The Poetic Edda by
Publication Date: 2015-03-05
Poetry about the Old Norse gods from a 13th century manuscript. Translated by Jackson Crawford, whose YouTube videos are featured on the Online Resources page.
The Prose Edda by
Call Number: PT7313.E5 B96 2005
Publication Date: 2006-01-31
This text tells the stories of the Old Norse gods and myths.
The Saga of the Volsungs by
Publication Date: 2012-06-19
The Saga of the Volsungs is probably one of the most popular sagas, telling the story of Sigurd the dragon slayer.
Njal's Saga by
Publication Date: 2002-05-28
A Norse saga involving blood feuds and justice that spans over centuries.
Egil's Saga by
Publication Date: 2005-04-26
This saga is about the life of Egil Skallagrimson, a poet and berserker.
The Language of the Vikings - Old Norse (similar to Icelandic)
A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic by
Publication Date: 2011-10-20
If you are interested in learning the language of the Vikings, this dictionary will help with translations.
Viking Language 1 by
Publication Date: 2013-03-18
A beginning guide to learning Old Norse.
Viking Language 2 by
Publication Date: 2014-11-17
A workbook for further Old Norse language studies.