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Viking attacks on Paris the Bella Parisiacae urbis of Abbo of Saint-Germain-des-Prés by Abbo Monk of St. Germain

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Published by Peeters in Paris, Dudley, MA .
Written in English


  • Vikings -- France -- Poetry.,
  • Franks -- France -- Poetry.,
  • Paris (France) -- History -- Siege, 885-887 -- Poetry.

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Edition Notes

Statementedition, translation and introduction by Nirmal Dass.
SeriesDallas medieval texts and translations -- 7
ContributionsDass, Nirmal, 1962-
LC ClassificationsPA8212.A25 A2 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18018125M
ISBN 109789042919167
LC Control Number2007280570

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  They have influenced my literary writings with their exciting and imaginative characters and situations. Today I will tell you about a story that is considered to be a real event: When a Danish Viking army attacked Paris in AD. This is an extract from the Frankish Annals (Annales regni Francorum) about The Siege of Paris in A.D.   Viking Ships besieging The Frankish Empire was first attacked by Viking raiders in (ten years after the earliest known Viking attack at Portland, Dorset in England), which eventually led Charlemagne to create a coastal defense system along the northern coast in Siege of Paris, (Novem –October ), nearly year-long Viking siege of Paris, at the time the capital of the kingdom of the West Franks, notable as the first occasion on which the Vikings dug themselves in for a long siege rather than conduct a hit-and-run raid or fight a battle.   Conquests in the British Isles. By the mid-ninth century, Ireland, Scotland and England had become major targets for Viking settlement as well as raids. Vikings gained control of the Northern Isles of Scotland (Shetland and the Orkneys), the Hebrides and much of mainland Scotland.

  The Danes first attacked Paris on Easter Sunday in when the Viking Ragnar, who is traditionally linked with the legendary saga character Ragnar Lodbrok, led a fleet of ships and as many as. The siege of Paris of – was part of a Viking raid on the Seine, in the Kingdom of the West Franks. The siege was the most important event of the reign of Charles the Fat, and a turning point in the fortunes of the Carolingian dynasty and the history of on: Paris, on the Seine, West . At that time, Paris, a small walled island city on the Seine was the seat of the Frankish king Charles the Bald. After the first siege of Paris, the Frankish continued to experience attacks from the Norsemen, but would manage to withstand another besieging in The First Viking attack on Paris – The first Viking Siege.   This text illustrates Viking attacks and responses of the French because the writings came from areas of Viking activity. Although composed further away from raids, The Annals of Fulda still include many details on their invasions. Both sources mostly recount the acts of secular rulers with an outlook based more on the court than clergy or.