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The History & Culture of the Viking People

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Community, Society, & History

The Vale of York Hoard, a major trove of Viking artifacts discovered in 2007 in North Yorkshire. The hoard—likely buried around 920 A.D.—included 617 silver coins, a Frankish silver cup and Viking jewelry. (The British Museum) To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure' | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure'

New standards will ensure significant archaeological finds remain publicly accessible for study and enjoyment, the government says

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How different were Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Vikings?

How Different Were Swedish, Danish And Norwegian Vikings? - About History

The Danish Vikings, also known as Danes, were the most politically organized of the different types of Vikings.

The Early History of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings and More... - About History

The Early History Of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings And More... - About History

References in Pytheas, Pomponius Mela, Pliny the Elder, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Procopius, Jordanes. Archaeological remains indicate Roman connections in the 3rd

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

My 9-year-old son loves codes, history, and treasure hunts. This activity combines all three. When he got home from after school, I han...

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

The Story of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

The Story Of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

Historical evidence as to the existence of Ragnar Lothbrok is debatable. What information can be gathered about the legendary Viking king comes from Old Norse

Viking Battle Axes Medieval London – free gallery | Museum of London

Medieval London – free gallery | Museum of London

Learn about life in medieval London, from Vikings and Saxons to the Tudors and the accession of Queen Elizabeth I, for free at the Museum of London.

Timeline Of The Viking Era And Why Did It Stop

Timeline Of The Viking Era And Why Did It Stop - About History

The reign of the Vikings started when Norwegian Vikings went westwards and southwards in Europe in the search for gold and rich goods to be plundered. So did

Attack routes, in the north west. They terrorized every port, beach and river they could land on.

Attack routes, in the north west. They terrorized every port, beach and river they could land on.

Viking Fort 950 - 1000 AD

Viking Fort 950 - 1000 AD

Gokstad ship 900 CE: The Gokstad ship is a 9th-century Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Norway. | About History

10 Oldest Ships In The World Which Have Survived To This Day - About History

The Gokstad ship is a 9th-century Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at

Oseberg ship – 820 CE: The Oseberg ship is a well-preserved Viking ship discovered in a large burial mound at the Oseberg farm near Tønsberg in Vestfold county, Norway. This ship is commonly acknowledged to be among the finer artifacts to have survived from the Viking Era. The ship and some of its contents are displayed at the Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy on the western side of Oslo, Norway. | About History

10 Oldest Ships In The World Which Have Survived To This Day - About History

The Gokstad ship is a 9th-century Viking ship found in a burial mound at Gokstad in Sandar, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway. It is currently on display at

Mythology & Folkore

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts on DeviantArt

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

Daily Histoire

Allison Cimino of RockLove Jewelry (www.RockLove.com) is inspired by world travel, eras of history, and ancient cultures. Each collection begins with immersive research, shared here. Daily facts,...

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

Valkyries and Freya - before Odin, the Mother angel Goddess was central to life of all tribes. This is also seen in Ishtar, Isis, Ma'at, Nephthys, Astarte, Lilith, and many other goddesses/the first angels. These angel goddesses were also prevalent in pre-American tribal nations, Indonesian, Tibetan and other cultures.

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Siegfried & The twilight of the gods’ by Richard Wagner; with illustrations by Arthur Rackham ; translated by Margaret Armour. Published 1911 by William Heinemann

Arthur Rackham – part 4

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the 'Golden Age' of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. Arthur Rackham's works have become very popular since his death, both in North America and Britain. His images have been widely used by the greeting card industry and many of his books are still in print or have been recently available in both paperback and hardback editions. His…

Mythological Creatures of Norse Mythology! #NorseMythology #Creatures #ProseEdda #PoeticEdda #Norse #Mythology #Monsters #MrPsMythopedia #Infographic ...

I am a man of the norse shirt

Discover I Am A Man Of The Norse Sweatshirt, a custom product made just for you by Teespring. With world-class production and customer support, your satisfaction is guaranteed.

VALHALLA - this is ODIN on his thrown in VALHALLA in the kingdom of ASGARD.

Slavic mythology by Igor Ozhiganov

Slavic Mythology - which is almost a internet celebrity when it comes to his images of Slavic history with motives of our mythology. His images will definitely inspire you and motivate you to explore the ancient religion and myths of Slavic people because after viewing these images you will feel a...

A depiction of the Germanic deity Odin and his two Ravens as a stag. M.Spencer Illustration

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One-Eyed A depiction of the Germanic diety Odin and his two Ravens as a stag. It felt right. Ink, Watercolor, Acrylic, “Gold” Leaf

Home & Family

The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia

Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…

Viking "Sword" Discovered in Cork

Viking Sword Discovered in Cork

A 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword was unearthed by archaeologists at the site of the former Beamer and Crawford brewery in Cork City in September. Dated back to the 11th century and perfectly-…

Viking

Viking Sword Close Up Courtesy BAM Ireland

A close-up of the human figure hilt carving. (Photo: Courtesy BAM Ireland)

Fashion Faire

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order to Stay Warm in Those Cold North Winters? - About History

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order To Stay Warm In Those Cold North Winters? - About History

The Vikings were Norse or Scandinavian people famous for being pirates, explorers, and merchants who raided and colonized areas in Europe. Norsemen used their

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts on DeviantArt

Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin by YANKA-arts-n-crafts

The Vale of York Hoard, a major trove of Viking artifacts discovered in 2007 in North Yorkshire. The hoard—likely buried around 920 A.D.—included 617 silver coins, a Frankish silver cup and Viking jewelry. (The British Museum) To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure' | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure'

New standards will ensure significant archaeological finds remain publicly accessible for study and enjoyment, the government says

Daily Histoire

Allison Cimino of RockLove Jewelry (www.RockLove.com) is inspired by world travel, eras of history, and ancient cultures. Each collection begins with immersive research, shared here. Daily facts,...

415

How different were Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Vikings?

How Different Were Swedish, Danish And Norwegian Vikings? - About History

The Danish Vikings, also known as Danes, were the most politically organized of the different types of Vikings.

The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia

Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…

Viking "Sword" Discovered in Cork

Viking Sword Discovered in Cork

A 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword was unearthed by archaeologists at the site of the former Beamer and Crawford brewery in Cork City in September. Dated back to the 11th century and perfectly-…

Viking

Viking Sword Close Up Courtesy BAM Ireland

A close-up of the human figure hilt carving. (Photo: Courtesy BAM Ireland)

The Early History of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings and More... - About History

The Early History Of Scandinavia - Origins, Vikings And More... - About History

References in Pytheas, Pomponius Mela, Pliny the Elder, Tacitus, Ptolemy, Procopius, Jordanes. Archaeological remains indicate Roman connections in the 3rd

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

Decoding the Runic Alphabet (Viking Facts Treasure Hunt)

My 9-year-old son loves codes, history, and treasure hunts. This activity combines all three. When he got home from after school, I han...

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

The Realm of Ice and Fire

Long before George R R Martin ever conceived of Westeros, a true realm of Ice and Fire existed in our world in the form of Iceland. So-called because of the oddity of glaciers and ice fields existi…

The Story of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

The Story Of Ragnar Lothbrok - About History

Historical evidence as to the existence of Ragnar Lothbrok is debatable. What information can be gathered about the legendary Viking king comes from Old Norse

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order to Stay Warm in Those Cold North Winters? - About History

What Did Viking Warriors Wear In Order To Stay Warm In Those Cold North Winters? - About History

The Vikings were Norse or Scandinavian people famous for being pirates, explorers, and merchants who raided and colonized areas in Europe. Norsemen used their

Viking Battle Axes Medieval London – free gallery | Museum of London

Medieval London – free gallery | Museum of London

Learn about life in medieval London, from Vikings and Saxons to the Tudors and the accession of Queen Elizabeth I, for free at the Museum of London.

Valkyries and Freya - before Odin, the Mother angel Goddess was central to life of all tribes. This is also seen in Ishtar, Isis, Ma'at, Nephthys, Astarte, Lilith, and many other goddesses/the first angels. These angel goddesses were also prevalent in pre-American tribal nations, Indonesian, Tibetan and other cultures.

Tumblr

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.