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Aston, Margaret. The Fifteenth Century: The Prospect of Europe. Thames and Husdon. 1994.

Brown, Peter. The World of Late Antiquity: AD 150-750. W.W. Norton & Company. 1989

Fletcher, Richard. The Barbarian Conversion: From Paganism to Christianity. Henry Holt and Company. 1997.

Homza, Lu Ann. The Spanish Inquisition: 1478-1614. Hackett Publishing Company Inc. 2006

James, Edward. The Franks. Basil Blackwell Ltd. 1988.

Musset, Lucien. The Germanic Invasion: The Making of Europe AD 400-600. Barnes and Noble Books. 1975.

Thompson, E.A. The Huns. Blackwell Publishers. 1996.

Wickham, Chris. Early Medieval Italy: Central Power and Local Society 400-1000. Ann Arbor Paperbacks. 1981.

Origins of the Rus: 4-14

Barford, P.M. The Early Slavs: Culture and Society in Early Medieval Eastern Europe. New York: Cornell University Press, 2001.

Chadwick, Nora. The Beginnings of Russian History: An Enquiry into Sources. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1946.

Curta, Florin. The Making of the Slavs: History and Archeology of the Lower Danube Region, c. 500-700. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Davidson, H.R. Ellis. Gods and Myths of Northern Europe. A Pelican Original. 1982

Dvornik, Francis. Byzantine Missions Among the Slavs. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1970.

Featherstone, Michael. Olga’s Visit to Constantinople in De Ceremoniis. Review of Byzantine Studies: Volume 61, Issue 1, 2003.

Franklin, Simon and Shepard, Jonathan. The Emergence of the Rus 750-1200. Longman. 1996.

Gwyn, Jones. A History of the Vikings. Oxford university Press. 1973.

Ibn Fadlan. Ibn Fadan and the Land of Darkness: Arab Travelers in the Far North. Translated by Paul Lunde and Caroline Stone. Penguin Classic. 2012

Jesch, Judith. Women in the Viking Age. The Boydell Press. 1991.

Leo the Deacon. History of Leo the Deacon: Byzantine military Expansion in the Tenth Century. Trans. Alice-Mary Talbot and Denis F. Sullivan. Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2005.

Logan, F. Donald. The Vikings in History. Routledge. 1991.

Martin, Janet. Medieval Russia: 980-1584. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Noonan, Thomas S. The Islamic World, Russia and the Vikings: 750-900: the Numismatic Evidence. Brookfield: Ashgate Publishing Company, 1998.

Photius. The Homilies of Photius, Patriarch of Constantinople. Trans. Cyril Mango. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1958.

Poppe, Andrzej. How the Conversion of the Rus was understood in the eleventh century. Harvard Ukrainian Studies: Volume 11, 1987.

Poppe, Andrzej. Once again concerning the Baptism of Olga, Archontissa of Rus. Dumbarton Oaks Papers: Volume 46, 1992.

Poppe, Andrzej. The Rise of Christian Russia. London: Variorum Reprints, 1982.

Porphyrogenitus’s, Constantine.  De Administrando Imperio. Trans. Romilly Heald James Jenkins. London: Athlon Press, 1962.

Porphyrogennetos, Constantine. The Book of Ceremonies. Trans. Ann Moffat and Maxeme Tall. Virginia: Australian National University Press, 2012.

Pritsak, Omeljian. The Origin of Rus: Old Scandinavian Sources other than the Sagas. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Rukivashnikov, Alexander. The Bygone Years: The Russian Primary Chronicle as a Family Chronicle. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2003.

Saemund the Wise. The Poetic Edda. Translated by Henry Adams Bellows. Dover Publications Inc. 2004.

Sawyer, P.H. Kings and Vikings: Scandinavia and Europe AD 700-1100. Routledge. 1996.

Sawyer, Peter. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings. Oxford University Press. 2001.

Shepard, Jonathan. The Origins of the Rus. Edited Maureen Perrie. The Cambridge History of Russia. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Sturluson, Snorri. The Prose Edda. Translated by Jesse L. Byock. Penguin Books. 2005.

Thietmar of Merseburg. The Chronicon of Thietmar of Merseburg. Trans. David A. Warner. New York: Manchester University Press, 2001.

TreadGold, Warren. A History of the Byzantine State and Society. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Treadgold, Warren. Three Byzantine Provinces and the First Contacts with the Rus. Harvard Ukrainian Studies: Volume 12, 1988.

Vasiliev, Alexander A.. The Second Russian Attack on Constantinople. Dumbarton Oaks Papers: Number 6. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1951.

Vasiliev, Alexander A.. The Russian Attack on Constantinople in 860. Cambridge: The Medieval Academy of America, 1946.

The Annals of St Bertin. Trans. Janet Nelson. New York: Manchester University Press, 2001.

The Russian Primary Chronicle: Laurentian Text. Translated by Samuel Hazzard Cross and Olgerd P. Sherbowitz-Wetzor. The Medieval Academy of American Cambridge. 1953.

The Viking World. Edited by Stefan Brink. Routledge. 2012.

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga. Edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Elisabeth I. Ward. Smithsonian Books, 2000.

Viking Ships to Valhalla. The Science News Letter Vol. 10, No 288, 1926.

Halloween Specials:

Witch Frenzy Mini Special:

Witchcraft in Europe: 400-1700 A documented History. Edited by Alan Charles and Edward Peters. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.

The Witchcraft Reader: Second Edition. Edited by Darren Oldridge. New York: Routledge, 2008.

Cohn, Norman. Europe’s Inner Demons: An Enquiry Inspired by the Great Witch-hunt. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1975.

Kieckhefer, Richard. Magic in the Middle Ages: Second Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Peters, Edward. The Magician the Witch and the Law. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1978.