A compilation of quotes from a wide range of Viking age literary sources. Taken from the Sagas, the Eddas, the Danish Saxon and various other Scandinavian sources. The book, aimed at the general public, gives a keen insight into the Viking way of thinking. The layout and choice of texts are guided by a desire to provide an easy and entertaining read without compromising academic quality. The book comes with an informative introduction about the texts of the Viking era and an explanation of the influence these texts have had on contemporary culture.