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The Normans - From Raiders to Kings

Lars Brownworth

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Genres:

History

Description:

There is much more to the Norman story than the Battle of Hastings. These descendants of the Vikings who settled in France, England, and Italy-but were not strictly French, English, or Italian-played a large role in creating the modern world. They were the success story of the Middle Ages: a footloose band of individual adventurers who transformed the face of medieval Europe. During the course of two centuries, they launched a series of extraordinary conquests, carving out kingdoms from the North Sea to the North African coast. In The Normans, Lars Brownworth follows their story, from the first shock of a Viking raid on an Irish monastery to the exile of the last Norman Prince of Antioch. In the process, he brings to vivid life the Norman tapestry's rich cast of characters: figures like Rollo the Walker, William Iron-Arm, Tancred the Monkey King, and Robert Guiscard. The Normans presents a fascinating glimpse of a time when a group of restless adventurers had the world at their fingertips.

Language:

English

Narrators:

James C. Lewis

Length:

7h 4m


Chapters

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02:05

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:40


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:58


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

23:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

21:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

22:43


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

20:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

21:09


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

34:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

32:05


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

48:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

23:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

31:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:03