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c.790-800: The First Dublin Vikings?

Speaker: Linzi Simpson

Date: 11th June 2013

Dublin's First Viking? from Dublin City Public Libraries on Vimeo.

Linzi Simpson is one of the leading archaeologists working in Dublin today. She has supervised some of the most exciting archaeological digs in Dublin including Temple Bar West, South Great George's Street and Golden Lane. Linzi has published 'Pre-Viking and early-Viking-age Dublin: research questions' in Medieval Dublin X, (Four Courts Press, 2010); 'Fifty years a-digging: a synthesis of medieval and archaeological investigations in Dublin City and Suburbs' in Medieval Dublin XI, (Four Courts Press, 2011) and 'The longphort of Dublin: lessons from Woodstown, County Waterford and Annagassan, County Louth' in Medieval Dublin XII (Four Courts Press, 2013).

This talk was part of Milestones of Medieval Dublin. A series of monthly lunchtime lectures which took place during 2013 at the Wood Quay Venue. The series was presented by the Friends of Medieval Dublin and Dublin City Council.