Viking History (Denmark). 'The Vikings were not just plunderers but successful traders,

Lindholm Høje (Lindholm Hills, from Old Norse haugr, hill or mound) is a major Viking burial site and former settlement situated to the north of and overlooking the city of Nørresundby, Ålborg in Denmark. Photo by magellano

Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Lindholm Hoje, Viking Cemetery, Denmark, 1995. copyright photographer Marilyn Bridges

Aerial view of Lindholm Hoje, a viking cemetery in Denmark close to the city of Aalborg. From this angle you can clearly see the stone grave markers which surround many burials with the symbolic silhouette of a ship.

Grave Bj.660 from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Belt with Viking tube dress and broaches. Grave from Birka, Sweden. Womans grave, with staff, in the book The Viking Way Religion and War in the Later Iron Age of Scandinavia by Neil Price. Drawing by Thórhallur Thráinsson.

Viking burial site, Lindholmhøje - Nørresundby, Denmark Cemetery cemeteries graveyards

Viking: Viking, a member of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors who raided and colonized wide areas of Europe from the to the century.

Reconstruction of the female weapon grave from Nordre Kjølen, Hedmark, Norway. Illustration by Miroslaw Kuzma

Reconstruction of the female weapon grave from Nordre Kjølen in Hedmark, Norway by Mirosław Kuźma

Badekunda stone ship - Stone ship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

two Viking "stone ship" burial grounds, Badelunda, Sweden

One of two Boat Graves found in Tingvoll, Western Norway contained women. One with a woman who presumably must have been the Mistress on the nearby farm dated to about the year 800 AD, i.e. the start of the Viking Age.

One of two Boat Graves found in Tingvoll, Western Norway contained women. One with a woman who presumably must have been the Mistress on the nearby farm dated to about the year 800 AD, i. the start of the Viking Age.

A ship barrow on Gotland. A ship barrow is a stone circle shaped like a ship. It was used during Viking times to mark a grave or a place of ceremony. There are about ten different ship barrows on Gotland.

A ship barrow on Gotland. A ship barrow is a stone circle shaped like a ship. It was used during Viking times to mark a grave or a place of ceremony. There are about ten different ship barrows on Gotland.

(1) Gardeła L. (2013) The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia 23, Vienna: Fassbaender, 99-136. | Leszek Gardela - Academia.edu

The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia Vienna: Fassbaender,

(1) Gardeła L. (2013) The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia 23, Vienna: Fassbaender, 99-136. | Leszek Gardela - Academia.edu

The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia Vienna: Fassbaender,

Sutton Hoo: Anglo-Saxon Treasure Trove

Sutton Hoo Burial the collapse of the wooden structure protecting the grave goods caused the earth to sink giving the appearance that the grave has been robbed, probably the reason the remains survived.

Birka nu. Pågående forskning om världsarvet Birka och Hovgården. | Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson - Academia.edu

My Collection of Images From Birka, mostly from the Swedish History Museum. This includes almost all of the images from Birka graves Bj 1 through Bj

(1) Gardeła L. (2013) The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia 23, Vienna: Fassbaender, 99-136. | Leszek Gardela - Academia.edu

Gardeła L. The Dangerous Dead? Rethinking Viking-Age Deviant Burials, In: L. Słupecki & R. Simek (eds.), Conversions: Looking for Ideological Change in the Early Middle Ages, Studia Medievalia Septentrionalia Vienna: Fassbaender,

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