The Heroic Age is a fully peer-reviewed academic journal, focusing on Northwestern Europe during the early medieval period (from the early 4th through 13th centuries). The journal’s mission is to foster dialogue between all scholars of this period across ethnic and disciplinary boundaries, including—but not limited to—history, archaeology, and literature pertaining to the period. The Heroic Age was founded in 1998.
I want to give a special thanks to Larry Swain, a member of the editorial board of The Heroic Age, for asking me to read and review Viking Weapons and Combat Techniques. Short’s book is well-researched, and I highly recommend it.