All  

Store Banner Desktop

Store Banner Mobile

The search found 689 results in 5.285 seconds.

Search results

  1. Unraveling the Mystery of the Headless Vikings of Dorset

    ... in such a gruesome manner. The mass grave of headless Vikings found in Dorset. ( Oxford Archaeology ) Analyzing the Remains of the Headless Vikings of Dorset Through scientific testing and analysis, ... concluded that the remains belonged to Scandinavian  Vikings . The sheer size of this burial is particularly ...

    mrreese - 06/02/2024 - 14:15

  2. A Prolonged Drought Drove Out the Greenland Vikings, Says New Study

    European Nordic seafaring pirates and raiders, known as the Vikings, would come to Greenland to settle around 950 AD, but mysteriously the Greenland Vikings vanished with the onset of the Little Ice Age, which ... that led to the rapid disappearance of the Greenland Vikings. Scientists at Smith College and the University at ...

    Sahir - 25/03/2022 - 13:58

  3. Were Vikings in South America Over 400 Years Before Columbus?

    ... that probably sometime in the mid-11th century, Danish Vikings from Schleswig and the Danelaw (as ascertained from ... that probably sometime in the mid-11th century, Danish Vikings from Schleswig and the Danelaw (as ascertained from ... unravels the story presented by just a few advocates, of Vikings in South America. Like so many of these tales, it ...

    Geoffrey Brooks - 10/05/2020 - 22:58

  4. History of the Vikings: All You Need to Know

    Vikings are more popular than ever. With dramas such as Vikings and The Last Kingdom the ancient Norsemen have ... historical accounts that you may see on the screen.  Vikings are more popular than ever. With dramas such as ...

    ancient-origins - 11/06/2020 - 14:00

  5. Vikings in Ireland: Recent Discoveries Shedding New Light on the Fearsome Warriors that Invaded Irish Shores

    ... be found in the DNA of the modern-day Irish people. The Vikings may have only been present in Ireland for three ... Clontarf by the Irish High King Brian Boru (although the Vikings continued to play a role in Ireland’s history until ... Street, when archaeologists found the bodies of four Vikings aged between their late teens and late twenties. What ...

    Joanna Gillan - 20/03/2019 - 16:49

  6. Burning, Pillaging, and Carving up the Lands: Viking Raids into England - Part II

    Vikings in history and popular culture are known as strong ... pillagers – pirates of land and sea. But who were the Vikings, and what were the causes of their raids across Northern Europe during the Viking Age? Vikings in history and popular culture are known as strong ...

    Cam Rea - 01/12/2017 - 14:30

  7. Smell Like a Viking - The Viking Odor Was Strangely Superior!

    ... exploring, and raiding. Three activities well-loved by Vikings in their time. These Scandinavian seafarers spent ... exploring, and raiding. Three activities well-loved by Vikings in their time. These Scandinavian seafarers spent ... In particular, the city of York was invaded by a group of Vikings called the “Great Heathen Army” in 866 AD and ...

    Lex Leigh - 19/03/2022 - 21:59

  8. Dispute Over Evidence Of Cannabis Use By Vikings In North America

    ... generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored ... generating differences in opinion as to whether or not the Vikings were smoking and eating the weed while they explored ... at Memorial University of Newfoundland , suggests the Vikings may have inhabited the site into the “12th or even ...

    ashley cowie - 16/07/2019 - 22:54

  9. What Really Happened at Viking Funerals? It’s Not What You Think!

    Like many ancient societies, the Vikings believed in an afterlife, and these were based on ... and textual sources. Like many ancient societies, the Vikings believed in an afterlife, and these were based on the ... embassy that was sent to Volga Bulgaria. What Did the Vikings Believe About the Afterlife? Like many other ancient ...

    dhwty - 05/12/2018 - 22:58

  10. More than Blood and Bling: Our Many Visions of the Vikings

    Does the popularity of the Vikings simply emerge from the romance of mythology and ... Steven Ashby / The Conversation Does the popularity of the Vikings simply emerge from the romance of mythology and ... adventure, or is something more interesting at play? The Vikings have an enduring appeal in the popular and academic ...

    ancient-origins - 09/06/2018 - 18:59

  11. Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians, Struck Fear in Viking Hearts

    ... 10th centuries AD. When Aethelflaed was still a child, the Vikings controlled a large part of England. Their territory, ... (East Anglia, Mercia, and Northumbria) had fallen to the Vikings….but things would change. Although this was the ... Aethelflaed was growing up, by the time of her death the Vikings were slowly being pushed back, and Aethelflaed played ...

    dhwty - 19/10/2019 - 18:51

  12. Survey Shows About Half of Brits Wish They Were Descended from Vikings…and Many Probably Are!

    ... you ever wonder if you’re a descendant of the marauding Vikings known sometimes to rape and pillage far from home and ... you ever wonder if you’re a descendant of the marauding Vikings known sometimes to rape and pillage far from home and ... including Linklater, Flett, Halcro, Heddle, and Scarth Vikings in the 9th century, by Evariste-Vital_Luminais. ( ...

    Mark Miller - 02/07/2018 - 14:58

  13. Talk Like a Viking! 10 Everyday English Words with Old Norse Origins

    ... isn’t surprising, as in the minds of many people the Vikings were nothing but a bunch of brutal savages. But they ... isn’t surprising, as in the minds of many people the Vikings were nothing but a bunch of brutal savages. They were ... powerful Old Norse language provides clear proof. As the Vikings travelled the world they did more than rape and ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 19/02/2021 - 02:59

  14. Why was Alfred the Great One of Only Two Kings Named ‘Great’ in English History?

    ... this title in part by defending his kingdom against the Vikings and for his efforts in improving education. Alfred is ... to Alfred that England was not completely conquered by the Vikings . Additionally, Alfred encouraged learning and ... At that time, England was under constant attack from the Vikings of Denmark. In order to ensure the stability of the ...

    dhwty - 23/03/2019 - 23:57

  15. Archaeologists Prove That Vikings Rode ‘Stallions’ Rather Than Mares, Especially into The Afterlife

    ... the remains of horses buried with, on the whole, male Vikings . Now, according to a new paper published online in ... with their owners. DNA Data Revealed the Age and Sex of Vikings and Their Horses The archaeologists paper ... have removed all doubt: Horses buried with Icelandic Vikings were male. (Albina Hulda Pálsdóttir, University of ...

    ashley cowie - 09/01/2019 - 17:48

  16. Wealthy Vikings Wore Blue Linen Underwear

    ... the University of Bergen has produced remarkable results: Vikings did use linen underwear, often dyed blue. – The Vikings also used hemp to produce textiles . But in Western ... of Bergen Independent newspaper På Høyden . Colorful Vikings: It is known that Vikings did wear colorful clothing ...

    ancient-origins - 13/11/2017 - 01:50

  17. When Vikings Come to Rule: The History of the Rurik Dynasty

    The era of the Vikings is certainly one of the most interesting periods of ... times through media and entertainment. The era of the Vikings is certainly one of the most interesting periods of ... in recent times through media and entertainment. The Vikings were skilled sailors and navigators from Scandinavian ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 14/12/2020 - 13:38

  18. Dissolving Myths: Vikings Did NOT Hide Behind Shield Walls

    ... and researcher at the University of Copenhagen, the Vikings did not use shield walls in combat. A typical Viking ... and researcher at the University of Copenhagen, the Vikings did not use shield walls in combat. A typical Viking ... among Viking enthusiasts and us archaeologists that the Vikings have been standing shield-by-shield forming a close ...

    ancient-origins - 19/01/2021 - 20:21

  19. Viking Drug Use: From Riotous Parties to Berserker Fury

    The Vikings stand as legendary figures, their exploits on the ... of conquest and exploration lies a lesser-known aspect The Vikings stand as legendary figures, their exploits on the ... to the depths of the dark Nordic forests, some believe the Vikings indulged in a variety of intoxicants, from potent ...

    Robbie Mitchell - 10/03/2024 - 13:54

  20. Vikings in Ireland: Traces of Warriors Not Just Buried Beneath the Ground, They Are in the DNA

    ... be found in the DNA of the modern-day Irish people. The Vikings may have only been present in Ireland for three ... Heavily Underestimated It has long been known that the Vikings – in Ireland’s case, the Norse and the Danes – ... Shows About Half of Brits Wish They Were Descended from Vikings…and Many Probably Are! Vikings in Ireland: Recent ...

    Joanna Gillan - 30/04/2018 - 23:01

Pages