Available literature

Dear reenactor or fan of the past,

I believe you share the love for books with me and you willingly collect them just as I do. I spent many years by writing this blog and by gathering literature. In this post, I would like to offer you brand new books that represent my selection of top titles that I personally use for research. They are carefully chosen and should not be missing in the library of a passionate reenactor. I am also able to advise or obtain literature that is not on the list. If you are interested in a book, just write me via Messenger or to email ceskyreenactment@gmail.com. Paypal or direct bank transfer are preferred options of payment. Alternatively, you can use my Etsy shop.

Any of these books can be sent anywhere in the world. I use Czech Post for sending the parcels. Partially combined shipping is available. The shipping possibilities are these:

15 EUR for up to 2 kg parcel (non-registered mail without tracking number)

20 EUR for 0.5-2.99 kg parcel (registered mail with a tracking number)

25 EUR for 3-4.99 kg parcel (registered mail with a tracking number)

30 EUR for 5-6.99 kg parcel (registered mail with a tracking number)

35 EUR for 7-8.9 kg parcel (registered mail with a tracking number)

40 EUR for 9-11 kg parcel (courier shipping)


Early Medieval swords from Mikulčice

The book, written by Jiří Košta and Jiří Hošek, represents an excellent description of 20 swords from Continent Europe of 9th and 10th century. It contains brilliant archeolometallurgical analysis and dimensions. Scabbard fragments are included.

Fully in English.
335 pages, 149 figures.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 2 kg
Available


Viking Dress Code

The book Viking Dress Code by Kamil Rabiega gathers the archaological evidence on clothing of Viking Age Scandinavia. It represents a valuable guide not only for beginners, but also for veteran reenactors.

Fully in English.
235 pages, 158 figures.
Price: 29 EUR
Weight: 0.5 kg
Available


Great Moravia and The Beginnings of Christianity

The prominent catalogue maps Moravian and Bohemian area of the 9th and 10th century and brings the most exclusive objects of Great Moravian culture in the most  extensive manner that was ever published in English.

Fully in English.
535 pages, more than 500 figures.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Early Medieval Axes from Territory of Poland

The book written by Piotr Kotowicz includes 891 axes discovered in Poland and an extraordinary typology. The book is the best in the field of Early Medieval axes.

Fully in English.
268 pages, 47 illustrations, includes a CD with the catalogue.
Price: 50 EUR
Weight: 1 kg
Available


Valsgärde 1, 2 & 4

The book describes 3 graves from the prominent Swedish site Valsgärde. Viking Age graves from Valsgärde stand in the shade of Vendel Period graves, yet they are rich and similar to Birka graves. This is the very first publication of the Viking Age graves from Valsgärde in English. It includes boats, riding equipment, swords, a shield with a preserved handle, a cauldron and many others.

Fully in English.
194 pages.
Price: 37 EUR
Weight: 1 kg
Available


Viking-Age Runic Plates

The book written by Sofia Pereswetoff-Morath offers an unique view into Old Norse mentality through the scope of healing runic plates from the Viking Age. The book contains more than 40 runic plates that are archeologically and linguistically described.

Fully in English.
373 pages, 65 figures.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 1 kg
On demand


Die Wikingerzeit Gotlands III:1-2

The book written by Lena Thunmark-Nylén is the primary literature about Viking Age Gotland. It contains an extensive description of finds from this island and their parallels in the Viking world.

Fully in German.
2 parts, 724 pages.
Price: 45 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Bewaffnung und Reiterausrüstung des 8. to 10. Jahrhunderts in Mitteleuropa

The book contains various fascinating papers that are connected to arms, armour and riding equipment of 8th-10th century in the Central Europe, covering axes, swords, chainmails, spears, spurs, saddles, brooches and many others.

German and English.
477 pages.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 2 kg
Available


Pohřebiště v Lumbeho zahradě na Pražského hradu

The book written by Jan Frolík is the describes the richest Bohemian cemetery – Lumbe´s garden at Prague Castle. It contains fantastic manuals that show the jewellery production step by step. Very recommended to any Slavic enthusiast.

Czech, English summaries.
2 parts, 293 + 460 pages.
Price: 50 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Viking Swords

The book written by Fedir Androshchuk includes 832 Viking Age swords discovered in Sweden. True masterpiece. The book is the best in the field of Early Medieval swords.

Fully in English.
701 pages, 301 illustrations.
Price: 50 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Die Vendelzeit Gotlands II: Tafeln

The book arranged by Birger Nerman is the crucial literature about the Vendel Period Gotland. It contains the overview of the material culture, mainly weapons and jewellery.

Fully in German.
600 pages.
Price: 50 EUR
Weight: 3 kg
Available


Kuml og haugfé

The book is the primary literature about Viking Age Iceland. It describes 350 graves and their inventories, which is the unique material that can be compared with Family sagas.

Icelandic, English summary.
660 pages, more than 400 images.
Price: 60 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Holzfunde aus Mikulčice

The book gathers wooden finds from the prominent Great Moravian site Mikulčice. There are dozens axes, spears, spoons and other everyday tools. The book is an important source for every Slavic reenactor.

German.
495 pages, more than 100 images.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg
Available


Mikulčice – Die Nekropole an der dreischiffigen Basilika

The book summarizes the graveyard around the basilika (3rd church) in Mikulčice, which represents the wealthiest graveyard of Great Moravia. You can expect a lot of weapons, riding equipment and jewellery in this book.

German.
413 pages, 248 images.
Price: 35 EUR
Weight: 2.5 kg

Available


Wolin. The Old Town II. Studies on Finds

The book edited by Marian Rębkowski represents the second part of first evaluation of Wolin finds in English language. The books consists of studies describing wooden, metal, amber, clay and bone finds from the site, and therefore is a very useful source for any reenactor interested in Wolin and Northern Poland in Early Medieval period.

Fully in English.
575 pages, 213 figures.
Price: 39 EUR
Weight: 2,5 kg
4 pieces available


České země od příchodu Slovanů po Velkou Moravu I

 

The book written by Zdeněk Měřínský is a classic literature that describes material culture in the Czechoslovakian region in the period 500-800 AD with foreign analogies. The book is recommended to every Migration Period reenactor and enthusiast.

Fully in Czech.
564 pages, circa 200 figures.
Price: 29 EUR
Weight: 1,5 kg
3 pieces available


An Early Meal – A Viking Age Cookbook

If you are a food lover like me, you will love the book written by Daniel Serra. Arranged in an unique travel-guide concept, the book offers a list of archaeological finds related to food and 43 reconstructed recipes. The book is the best in the field of Early Medieval cooking.

Fully in English.
190 pages, more than 70 pictures.
Price: 39 EUR
Weight: 1,5 kg
Available


Europas Mitte um 1000

This special book, which consists of three parts, was published on the occasion of the thousandth anniversary of the year 1000. It presents a body of knowledge and primary literature on Central Europe around the turn of the millennium. Hard-to-find collector’s item for those who are deeply interested.

Fully in German.
3 parts, 998 + 547 pages, around 2000 figures.
Price: 90 EUR
Weight: 9 kg
Last piece available

1. září 2020

Napsat komentář

Vaše emailová adresa nebude zveřejněna. Vyžadované informace jsou označeny *

patreon - sponzoring

Rozvoj tohoto webu je mou prací na plný úvazek. Pokud se Vám tento projekt líbí a chtěli byste mne v jeho tvorbě podpořit, můžete se stát mým sponzorem prostřednictvím Patreonu.

The development of this site is my full-time job. If you like this project and would like to support me in its creation, you can become my Patreon sponsor.

KONTANTUJTE MĚ! - CONTACT ME!

Máte-li jakýkoli dotaz, nabídku či připomínku, můžete mne jednoduše zkontaktovat skrze kontaktní formulář. Těším se na Vaše zprávy!

If you have any questions, offers or comments, you can simply contact me via the contact form. I look forward to your messages!