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Jules William Press

We are a small press devoted to publishing the best about the Viking Age, Old Norse, and the Atlantic and Northern European regions with series focused on Old Norse language texts, historical fiction, Viking archaeology, and North Atlantic sagas and history.

Our Series

An Urnes Style Runestone snake
Viking Language

Learning Old Norse is easy with the Viking Language Series. The series includes the Viking Language 1 and 2 Old Norse textbooks, as well as audio exercises used by college and high school courses worldwide.


A skull recovered at the Viking Age Mosfell archaeological site
Viking Archaeology

Our The Viking Archaeology Series includes archaeological site reports from the storied Mosfell Valley in Iceland as well as related books of interest.


The cover of People of the Dawn, the third book in the Viking Slave trilogy
Historical Fiction

Our Historical Fiction series includes the forthcoming release of Jan Fridegård’s classic Swedish Viking Slave’s Saga trilogy, translated by Robert E. Bjork, updated with maps and illustrations.


Depiction of Odin by Nowegian artist Gerhard Munthe
Viking History

Our Viking History Series collects popular and academic publications about the medieval Northern European and North Atlantic world.


A beast from a Viking runestone
Icelandic Sagas

Our Icelandic Saga Series includes the Tale of Thorstein Staff-Struck and the Saga of The People of Weapon’s Fjord in new editions with maps and vocabularies aimed to support Old Norse students.


A face depicted on a reconstructed Viking Age runesttone
… And More

We are always expanding our catalogue, so check back frequently. We also offer a plethora of free resources for you to begin your Viking journey.


What do People Say About Us?

“This is an absolute must have for any serious student of Old Norse. I can’t wait for the second part to be published. Good, clear pronunciation by a native Icelander, with plenty of readings.”

For Viking Language 1: Audio Lessons 1-8 (Pronounce Old Norse, Runes and Icelandic Sagas)

“This book is a truly marvellous tool for learning Old Norse. It has it all: history lessons, maps, runic alphabet lessons and translations, the whole nine yards.”

For Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas

“The Dragon has landed! The long-awaited ‘Viking Language 2 – The Old Norse Reader,’ companion volume to ‘Viking Language 1,’ has, at last, arrived, and I’m in Viking Heaven!”

For Viking Language 2: The Old Norse Reader


Jules William Press
Los Angeles, California