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Nordic Culture - Dig into hundreds of articles about Norse mythology, Nordic culture, and Vikings

Dig into hundreds of articles about Norse mythology, Nordic culture, and Vikings

ArtStation - Jakub Rozalski

Ymaar - the ancient protector, Jakub Rozalski

New painting from "The Ancient" world :] I’m super excited to announce that "The Ancients AR", new strategic ar game, inspired and based on my paintings, is already available on the App Store! :) Cheers!

I think we found Björn!, Jakub Rozalski

New painting from my "Wolfpack" project. Cheers!

Viking family in Sameland by Flemming Bau

Vikingetid Wikingerzeit Viking-Age | bau.nu

Viking family in Sameland by Flemming Bau

Viking warriors charging into battle- by Johnny Shumate

Viking warriors charging into battle- by Johnny Shumate

Viking warriors besiege a settlement- by Johnny Shumate

Viking warriors besiege a settlement- by Johnny Shumate

Viking warrior

Viking warrior

Viking warriors boarding an enemy vessel- by Johnny Shumate

Viking warriors boarding an enemy vessel- by Johnny Shumate

Ships

The Normans cross the Channel for Hastings (1066).

The Normans cross the Channel for Hastings (1066).

The 100-feet-long Myklebust ship might be Norway's largest Viking ship. The ship served to be as the cemented ship for the dead who was King Audbjørn of the Fjords. The ship was burnt with the king and also many of his precious items. Now the ship has been experiencing the restoration. It heralds an exciting attraction in the future.

The Restoration of the Myklebust Ship Norway's Largest Ship

The Viking Myklebust Ship is undergoing the reconstruction to get launched in the future.

Articles

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire | Ancient Origins

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire

King of Denmark from 986 to 1014, Sweyn Forkbeard expanded his Viking empire to become the ruler of the North Sea Empire, controlling Denmark, Norway and England.

Norwegian archaeologists have announced a plan to raise a buried Viking ship from the earth. The vessel is from a ship burial that is over 1000 years old. It is the first time in over a hundred years that a buried Viking ship has been excavated.

1,000-Year-Old Buried Viking Ship Will be Raised!

For the first time in a century, a buried Viking ship will be taken from the ground.

Find adds evidence that these were a complex people

Thousand-year-old Viking fortress reveals a technologically advanced society

Find adds evidence that these were a complex people

How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings? | About History

How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings? - About History

Today we refer to Viking Age Scandinavians generally as Vikings as though they were one group. But the people known as Vikings weren’t an entirely homogeneous mass of people. There were Norwegian Vikings, Danish Vikings and Swedish Vikings (We won’t have a separate category for the Icelanders since they were originally Norwegian, after all, and … Continue reading How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings?

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

The Berserkers were a very special group of elite Viking warriors who went to battle without your traditional armor. Instead they would wear animal pelts, usually from bears or wolves. The word “berserker” is from the Old Norse “serkr” meaning “coat” or “shirt” and “ber” the Norse word for “bear”. They fought in such ferocity with such a trance-like fury at times they could forget who their friend or foe was It was extremely common almost among-st all Berserkers to take mushrooms or…

Why were the Berserkers so feared in battle?

The Berserkers were a very special group of elite Viking warriors who went to battle without your traditional armor. Instead they would wear animal pelts, usually from bears or wolves. The word “berserker” is from the Old Norse “serkr” meaning “coat” or “shirt” and “ber” the Norse word for “bear”. They fought in such f

Three ancient Viking hall type structures of Norse power have been scanned at a Late Iron Age royal burial site in Norway.

Radar Tech Uncovers Three Viking Halls at Royal Cemetery in Norway

At the royal Viking burial site of Borre in Norway, new radar technology has uncovered three large Viking halls, over 160 years after the cemetery was first found.

A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge

Orkney Islands' Neolithic and Viking Heritage

A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge

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Archaeologists in northern Poland have made an unexpected discovery: certain local graves from the Middle Ages belonged to warriors from Scandinavia.

Archeologists find VIKING graves in Polish village

Archaeologists in northern Poland have made an unexpected discovery: certain local graves from the Middle Ages belonged to warriors from Scandinavia.

'The Fury of the Northmen': Viking Assault on Constantinople, 860

'The Fury of the Northmen': Viking Assault on Constantinople, 860

How Vikings Hunted Themselves Off of Greenland - Atlas Obscura

How Vikings Hunted Themselves Off of Greenland

Even marauding Norsemen can be guilty of entrepreneurial overreach.

Confirmed: Norway’s Gjellestad Ship Is From The Viking Age

Confirmed: Norway’s Gjellestad Ship Is From The Viking Age

While the site was known to be of importance during the Viking era, the dating of the ship had been an educated guess, until now.

Who Was Ivar The Boneless? Plus 6 More Vikings Facts - HistoryExtra

Who Was Ivar The Boneless? Plus 6 More Vikings Facts - HistoryExtra

An amateur historian believes an endangered New Brunswick tree species strongly indicates that Vikings once visited the province.

How an endangered tree may link Vikings to New Brunswick | CBC News

An amateur historian believes an endangered New Brunswick tree species strongly indicates that Vikings once visited the province.

Battle of Hafrsfjord. (World History Archive/Alamy Stock Photo)

Battle of Hafrsfjord. (World History Archive/Alamy Stock Photo)

Archaeologists Discover 1,000-year-old Viking 'Parliament' in Scotland | Ht.

Archaeologists Discover 1,000-year-old Viking ‘Parliament’ in Scotland

Archaeologists in Scotland discovered an 11th century Viking parliament underneath a parking lot in the town of Dingwall.

Viking War Tactics: Svinfylking The Boar Formation. To survive many battles, the great skill of a single warrior only was not enough. It required luck, attitude, and most importantly, the unity of the whole army. Without the harmonious collaboration of all warriors, the Vikings wouldn't have earned so much fortune and reputation. Of all the Viking war tactics that worked harmoniously, the Svinfylking was among the coolest. It was also known as the Boar Formation. #viking #bavipower #warrior…

Viking War Tactics: Svinfylking The Boar Formation

Among all Viking War Tactics, Svinfylking was one of the most awesome ones. Check out this blog post to find out what Svinfylking was.

Ireland’s population in ‘serious decline’ before Vikings’ arrival

Ireland’s population in ‘serious decline’ before Vikings’ arrival

Archaeologists find 'Viking drinking hall' during Orkney dig - BBC News

'Viking drinking hall' unearthed during dig

Powerful 12th Century chieftain Earl Sigurd may have visited the site at Westness on Rousay.

Hundreds of Viking artifacts discovered in northern Russia - Fort Russ

Hundreds of Viking artifacts discovered in northern Russia - Fort Russ

GOROZHANE, Russia – Archaeologists working near the Gorozhane settlement in the Russian region of Pskov discovered more than 350 artifacts from the time the Vikings roamed the region, one of the members of the Citizens-2019 expedition revealed. “It is clear that there will be more discoveries as the fieldwork continues. Among the findings are eight […]

Hundreds of Artefacts Belonging to Ancient Vikings Discovered in Northern Russia - Sputnik International

Hundreds of Artefacts Belonging to Ancient Vikings Discovered in Northern Russia

The artefacts, including coins from faraway lands, beads, jewelry and other well-preserved man-made objects were found in an area of northern Russia believed to have...

The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.

Viking burial ships uncovered in "sensational" archaeological find

The vessels—which are thought to be the graves of high-status individuals—could potentially date back to the Viking Age.

Two Rare Viking Burial Ships Unearthed in Sweden - Geek.com

Two Rare Viking Burial Ships Unearthed in Sweden - Geek.com

In what is being called a “sensational” find, archaeologists have unearthed two Viking burial ships in the Swedish municipality of Uppsala. Burial ship sites of this kind is extremely rare in Sweden. Only …

Long-lost Lewis Chessman found in Edinburgh family's drawer - BBC News

Long-lost Lewis Chessman found in drawer

The medieval chess piece - expected to fetch £1m at auction - had been in an Edinburgh family's possession for 55 years.

In April 2019 The Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Norway opened its doors to the new exhibition VÍKINGR containing rich treasures and unique archaeological finds from the Viking Age (c. 750...

Vikings: Jewelry, Weapons & Social Change at The VIKINGR Exhibition

In April 2019 The Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Norway opened its doors to the new exhibition VÍKINGR containing rich treasures and unique archaeological...

Despite their barbaric reputation, Vikings left a legacy of achievements that forever changed the way we speak, travel, exercise—and even groom ourselves.

6 Things We Owe to the Vikings

The history of the Vikings is a legacy of achievements and innovations that forever changed the way we speak, travel, exercise—and even groom ourselves.

‘It is not every day we get the chance to shape British history’

Hoard of Viking coins seized during police raid could ‘change British history’

A haul of Viking coins worth £500,000 uncovered during a police raid could “change British history”, according to a leading historian. Police seized the hoard of coins and a solid silver bar from properties in County Durham and Lancashire during an investigation. The items, believed to be of major historical significance, include coins from the reign of Alfred the Great, King

Seized Viking coins could 'rewrite British history' as police make arrests in the North-east - Teesside Live

Viking coins seized by police could 'rewrite British history'

A leading historian says the hoard provides a missing link in British history

This group of executed Vikings were inexperienced raiders who oozed smelly pus – Museum Crush

This group of executed Vikings were inexperienced raiders who oozed smelly pus

The mass grave discovery containing executed Vikings The discovery of 50 young male skeletons, decapitated and lumped in an old quarry pit on an Olympic relief road in Weymouth five years ago, became an even more gripping story following scientific...

Hundreds of Place Names of Old Norse Origin in the British Isles |

Old Norse Origin Place Names Britain

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Huge Traditional Viking Mead Hall Opens in Seattle - Packed with Old Nordic Lore

Modern Viking Mead Hall Opens in Seattle - Packed with Old Nordic Lore

Over the mantlepiece is a worn wooden sculpture of an unnamed Viking man, complete with horned helmet. It is a figurehead from a Victorian-era ship, the

New Assassin's Creed Reportedly Set In The Viking Age - GameSpot

Next Assassin's Creed Game Reportedly Set During The Viking Age

Based on clues from The Division 2 and confidential reports, the next entry in the Assassin's Creed franchise looks to be set in the age of Vikings.

Viking Blots, Beserkers and Barbaric Blood Eagles | Ancient Origins

Viking Blots, Beserkers and Barbaric Blood Eagles

Famed for their ruthless fighting skills and brave exploring little is written about Viking religion and their day to day ritual practices which were arguably a more central component in Norse cultures than warring.

5 Historically Accurate And 5 Fake Things About The Vikings TV Show's Ragnar Lothbrok

5 Historically Accurate And 4 Fake Things About The Vikings TV Show's Ragnar Lothbrok

History Channel's Vikings TV Show had fans talking about Ragnar Lothbrok. While the show got some things historically correct, there's some falsehoods

Native American legends about the Vikings - Ancient Mysteries & Alternative History - Unexplained Mysteries Discussion Forums

Native American legends about the Vikings

Ancient America: The Vikings Shortly after the Norse colonization of Greenland under Erik the Red in 986, there were reports by the Viking sea kings of three new lands to the west of Greenland: Helluland (Baffin Island and the northern part of Labrador); Markland (central and southern Labrador); ...

Another Possible Viking Ship Burial Found in Norway - Archaeology Magazine

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The Viking raids and subsequent settlements define the period known as the Viking Age in Britain which had profound consequences on the development of the culture and language. The raids started in...

Viking Raids in Britain

The Viking raids and subsequent settlements define the period known as the Viking Age in Britain which had profound consequences on the development of the culture...

'Historic Day': Viking Ship Found In Norway's Oslofjord Region

'Historic Day': Viking Ship Found In Norway's Oslofjord Region

A spectacular new Viking find has been made with georadar technology on the shores of the Oslofjord in Norway's Vestfold county. Local leaders are now calling for the area to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Vikings were never the pure-bred master race white supremacists like to portray

Vikings were never the pure-bred master race white supremacists like to portray

Early Vikings wouldn't understand nationalism – the secret to their success was to embrace other cultures.

The Viking Age but not as you know it.

Viking homes were stranger than fiction: portals to the dead, magical artefacts and 'slaves'

The Viking Age but not as you know it.

Viking long house located by satellite in Denmark – The Post

The Copenhagen Post - Danish News in English

Satellite photography has become a very useful tool for archaeologists when it comes to locating historical sites. Viking long house located by satellite in Denmark

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See you in Valhalla by Narholt on DeviantArt

DeviantArt is the world's largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art.

another reconstruction of Hauthabu

De første handelsbyer | lex.dk – Danmarks Oldtid

Nu var det ikke alting i vikingetiden, som handlede om magtpolitik. Der var også steder, hvor skibene kom i mere fredelige hensigter og i store mængder, f.eks. i havnen i Hedeby. Den var det vigtigste handelscentrum i vikingetidens Danmark. Byen lå ved bredden af Haddeby Nor, en vig i den sydvestlige ende af Slien, over for den senere Slesvig by på nordsiden af fjorden.

Vikings in America

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows | Ars Technica

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows

The story of the only undisputed Norse site in the Americas just got more complicated.

The Rus

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For four centuries, Vikings held sway over parts of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, with the greatest expansion happening under Prince Oleg the Prophet.

When Viking Kings and Queens Ruled Medieval Russia

For four centuries, Vikings held sway over Kievan Rus - parts of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine - with the greatest expansion under Prince Oleg the Prophet.

When Viking Kings and Queens Ruled Medieval Russia - HISTORY

When Viking Kings and Queens Ruled Medieval Russia

For four centuries, Vikings held sway over Kievan Rus - parts of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine - with the greatest expansion under Prince Oleg the Prophet.

Mongol invasion of Rus', after the battle of the Kalka River

Поражение на реке Калке - Картинка 15085-25

Содержание: Поражение на реке Калке. Картинка: 25, Презентация: Монгольское нашествие на Русь.ppt, Тема: - Монголо-татарское иго - Картинки по истории, Вид: Картинки

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New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows | Ars Technica

New archaeological layer discovered at L’Anse aux Meadows

The story of the only undisputed Norse site in the Americas just got more complicated.

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire | Ancient Origins

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire

King of Denmark from 986 to 1014, Sweyn Forkbeard expanded his Viking empire to become the ruler of the North Sea Empire, controlling Denmark, Norway and England.

Norwegian archaeologists have announced a plan to raise a buried Viking ship from the earth. The vessel is from a ship burial that is over 1000 years old. It is the first time in over a hundred years that a buried Viking ship has been excavated.

1,000-Year-Old Buried Viking Ship Will be Raised!

For the first time in a century, a buried Viking ship will be taken from the ground.

Find adds evidence that these were a complex people

Thousand-year-old Viking fortress reveals a technologically advanced society

Find adds evidence that these were a complex people

How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings? | About History

How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings? - About History

Today we refer to Viking Age Scandinavians generally as Vikings as though they were one group. But the people known as Vikings weren’t an entirely homogeneous mass of people. There were Norwegian Vikings, Danish Vikings and Swedish Vikings (We won’t have a separate category for the Icelanders since they were originally Norwegian, after all, and … Continue reading How different were Swedish Danish and Norwegian Vikings?

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

Lost Viking ‘highway’ revealed by melting ice

1,000-year-old horseshoes, sleds, and tools are emerging from a shrinking ice patch in Norway, telling the story of the rise and fall of a mountain pass and the people who traveled along it.

The Berserkers were a very special group of elite Viking warriors who went to battle without your traditional armor. Instead they would wear animal pelts, usually from bears or wolves. The word “berserker” is from the Old Norse “serkr” meaning “coat” or “shirt” and “ber” the Norse word for “bear”. They fought in such ferocity with such a trance-like fury at times they could forget who their friend or foe was It was extremely common almost among-st all Berserkers to take mushrooms or…

Why were the Berserkers so feared in battle?

The Berserkers were a very special group of elite Viking warriors who went to battle without your traditional armor. Instead they would wear animal pelts, usually from bears or wolves. The word “berserker” is from the Old Norse “serkr” meaning “coat” or “shirt” and “ber” the Norse word for “bear”. They fought in such f

Three ancient Viking hall type structures of Norse power have been scanned at a Late Iron Age royal burial site in Norway.

Radar Tech Uncovers Three Viking Halls at Royal Cemetery in Norway

At the royal Viking burial site of Borre in Norway, new radar technology has uncovered three large Viking halls, over 160 years after the cemetery was first found.

A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge

Orkney Islands' Neolithic and Viking Heritage

A brief overview of the history of Orkney, from early Pictish origins to Viking settlement, and a tour of Orkney's neolithic sites and standing stones such as Stenness, a site similar to Stonehenge

800px-Moscow_daniel

800px-Moscow_daniel

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Archaeologists in northern Poland have made an unexpected discovery: certain local graves from the Middle Ages belonged to warriors from Scandinavia.

Archeologists find VIKING graves in Polish village

Archaeologists in northern Poland have made an unexpected discovery: certain local graves from the Middle Ages belonged to warriors from Scandinavia.

'The Fury of the Northmen': Viking Assault on Constantinople, 860

'The Fury of the Northmen': Viking Assault on Constantinople, 860

How Vikings Hunted Themselves Off of Greenland - Atlas Obscura

How Vikings Hunted Themselves Off of Greenland

Even marauding Norsemen can be guilty of entrepreneurial overreach.

Confirmed: Norway’s Gjellestad Ship Is From The Viking Age

Confirmed: Norway’s Gjellestad Ship Is From The Viking Age

While the site was known to be of importance during the Viking era, the dating of the ship had been an educated guess, until now.

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