Select Bibliography for Saga Brief 5: The Story of Rollo the Viking


Abbo of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Viking Attacks on Paris: The Bella parisiacae urbis of Abbo of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Edited and translated by Nirmal Dass. Peeters, 2007.

Bates, David. Normandy before 1066. Longman, 1982.

Bates, David. “Rouen from 900-1204: from Scandinavian settlement to Angevin “Capital”’ in Medieval Art, Architecture and Archaeology at Rouen. Edited by Jenny Stratford. Maney, 1993: 1–11.

Crouch, David, and Kathleen Thompson, editors. Normandy and its Neighbors, 900-1250. Brepols, 2011.

Dudo of St. Quentin. History of the Normans. Edited and translated by Eric Christiansen. Boydell, 1998.

Flodoard of Reims. The Annals of Flodoard of Reims, 919-966. Translated and edited by Bernard S. Bachrach and Steven Fanning. University of Toronto, 2011.

Haywood, John. The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings. Penguin, 1995.

Jesch, Judith. “Vikings on the European Continent in the Late Viking Age.” Scandinavia and Europe 800-1350. Edited by Jonathan Adams and Katherine Holman. Brepols, 2004: 255-268.

Orkneyinga saga. Translated and edited by Hermann Pálsson and Paul Edwards. Penguin, 1978.

Sturluson, Snorri. Heimskringla: History of the Kings of Norway. Translated and edited by Lee M. Hollander, 1964. 7th edition. University of Texas, 2009.

Urbanski, Charity. Writing History for the King: Henry II and the Politics of Vernacular Historiography. Cornell UP, 2013.

Wace. The History of the Norman Peoples: Wace’s Roman de Rou. Translated by Glyn S. Burgess from the text of A. J. Holden; notes by Glyn S. Burgess and Elisabeth van Houts. Boydell, 2004.

William of Jumièges. The Gesta Normannorum Ducum. Translated and edited by Elisabeth van Houts. Clarendon, 1995.

William of Malmesbury. Chronicle of the Kings of England. Translated by Rev. John Sharpe, edited by J. A. Giles. George Bell and Sons, 1904.