The Vikings, second season started this past week, absolutely awesome show!!! Love it!!

29 Times Travis Fimmel From "Vikings" Made You So Damn Thirsty

Travis Fimmel as ' Ragnar ' - Vikings / History Channel. Corey loves this show and I love Ragnar ;

A young Anglo-Saxon, once a Christian monk  | Athelstan

'Vikings’ Season 3 Spoilers: George Blagden Teases Athelstan’s Death Will Have ‘Strong’ Effect On Paris Raid

Portions of DNA passed only from mother to child reveal that about 80 people living in Iceland today possess a genetic variation distinct to one found mostly in Native Americans

Native American Woman May Have Made It to Europe 500 Years Before Columbus Was Born

Health, Grooming, and Medicine in the Viking Age: "John of Wallingford, the…

He’s got the strongest eye makeup game in all of Kattegat? | 26 Jokes Only "Vikings" Fans Will Understand

26 Jokes Only "Vikings" Fans Will Understand

Illustration of a viking ship from an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon history book.

Viking Dragon Ship Source Manuscript, Northumbia, England, CE - Odinia International and Odinist Journal FoxFire

Vikings:  The #Viking Rollo was a real person. In a 911 treaty, he received the French City Rouen and surrounding lands. In return, he and his warriors would defend the area and were baptised as Chrisitians. The area became known as Normandie, the land of the Northmen.

The Viking Rollo was a real person. In a 911 treaty he received the French City Rouen and surrounding lands. In return he and his warriors would defend the area and were baptised as Christians. The area became known as Normandie, the land of the Northmen.

The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the 4th century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark...

The Viking Runes. The eldest runestones, inscribed with Norse runes, date from the century. These were the Elder Futhark runes. However, the most of the runestones were created during the late Viking Age and thus inscribed with theYounger Futhark runes.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distingui

Viking Territory Map Ireland

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The Vikings eventually settled down in the lands they had conquered. By the Vikings had stopped raiding in Ireland and developed instead as traders and settled in the lands around their towns. The Vikings in England largely became farmers and fisherm

Very Early Viking Burial. The carefully stacked remains of 33 men were buried in the war boat that brought them from Scandinavia to an Estonian island more than a century before the Vikings are thought to have been able to sail across such distances. The archaeologists believe the men died in a battle some time between 700 and 750, perhaps almost as much as a century before the Viking Age officially began. (Courtesy Liina Maldre, University of Tallinn) June 10, 2013, click through

According to what we know from history, Vikings appeared in about the century AD. A written Church chronicle of that era referred to the fierce Scandinavian warriors. Vikings expanded across Europ

The gold treasure from the Viking Age found on the Hoen farm in 1875. (Photo: Museum of Cultural History, Oldsakssamlingen) The Hoen Hoard was probably buried in the marsh between 875 and 900 AD

The gold treasure from the Viking Age found on the Hoen farm in (Photo: Museum of Cultural History, Oldsakssamlingen) The Hoen Treasure is the biggest finding of gold jewelry from the Viking era.

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