Some of the best stories about Ancient Greece are mixed with actual historical events: equal parts truth and fantasy, and that's what makes them so intriguing. The Trojan War for example, in which we see the hero Achilles, the bulwark of the Greek army who saved the kidnapped Helen, is told from the perspective of his goddess mother. But did you know that according to the ancient Greeks, Achilles had the choice to live a long and happy life or die by his ambition to be remembered as a hero?
The brilliant sagas come to life with snippets of modern translations, told like tales of old should be told, with dread, heroics and excitement. The author combines his own expertise with the latest archeological findings and information given to us from ancient text to present a first-rate portrayal of the Vikings.