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  1. First Ever Viking Helmet Discovered in Britain

    ... This is much earlier than anyone had previously believed. Vikings were feared for their vicious raids and attacks. This ... Shows About Half of Brits Wish They Were Descended from Vikings…and Many Probably Are! The Northern Echo quotes Dr. ... Britain.” That is, it was probably made in England by Vikings who had settled in the region. Viking helmets were an ...

    Ed Whelan - 09/08/2020 - 18:57

  2. Why Would You Cremate and Bury Your Home? A Bizarre Viking Ritual Explained

    The Vikings had a very bizarre tradition that might be totally ... placed on top of the remains of Viking longhouses.  The Vikings had a very bizarre tradition that might be totally ... more burial mounds were positioned on top of its remnants. Vikings Burnt and Buried Their Own Houses As Heritage Daily ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 26/04/2017 - 14:01

  3. Icelander Sagas May Have More Truth to Them than You Think

    ... intriguing idea presented in the Icelander Sagas - Vikings were probably less brutal than many people assume. ... an intriguing idea presented in the Icelander Sagas - Vikings were probably less brutal than many people assume. ... Challenge Establishment Dogma to Reveal History of Ivory Vikings Lessons from the Hidden World: Icelanders believed in ...

    aprilholloway - 14/10/2017 - 02:00

  4. Was it treasured Walrus Ivory that drove Vikings to sail thousands of kilometers to Greenland?

    ... that ivory was a major trade item for the Greenland Vikings, or Norsemen. Walrus cows and yearlings (short ... ) By Liz Leafloor Was it treasured Walrus Ivory that drove Vikings to sail thousands of kilometers to Greenland? ...

    lizleafloor - 29/09/2015 - 00:48

  5. Archaeologists in Sweden unearth first Viking brooch piece depicting dragon head

    ... dragon’s head is one of the most famous symbols of the Vikings. Their ships typically had a Viking head mounted on ... the land gods. The dragon head is a famous symbol of the Vikings and was often mounted on their ships. ‘Guests from ... providing physical evidence of direct contact between the Vikings of Sweden and the Muslim world, in this case possibly ...

    aprilholloway - 20/05/2015 - 13:35

  6. The Dramatic History of the Normans: A Tale of Medieval Conquest

    ... of the Normans During the 10th century, the raids of the Vikings were penetrating deeper and deeper into Europe and ... raids of the Norsemen, decided to strike a deal with those Vikings, whose encampments in the north of France ... of West Francia against future raids of his kinsmen, the Vikings, as well as adopt Christianity and become a vassal of ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 07/07/2019 - 23:02

  7. Was Alfred the Great Just a King that was Great at Propaganda?

    ... drama set in the time of Alfred the Great’s war with the Vikings – has returned to our screens for a second series. ... drama set in the time of Alfred the Great’s war with the Vikings – has returned to our screens for a second series. ... 3.0 ) The broad outline of King Alfred’s wars with the Vikings is well known. Oft defeated by the great army of the ...

    ancient-origins - 18/03/2017 - 22:13

  8. The Strange Death and Afterlife of King Edmund Part 2: Did the Martyred Saint Rise from the Grave to Kill a Viking King?

    ... Edmund was the man who died, indeed was martyred by the Vikings after enduring a tortuous death which ended in his ... Edmund was the man who died, indeed was martyred by the Vikings after enduring a tortuous death which ended in his ... ascribed to the late king’s intervention and even the Vikings, who now ruled the area, were minting commemorative ...

    Charles Christian - 22/09/2017 - 01:59

  9. The Icelandic Theory: Experts Challenge Establishment Dogma to Reveal History of Ivory Vikings

    ... This article is excerpted from the book ‘ Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World ... Challenge Establishment Dogma to Reveal History of Ivory Vikings ...

    Nancy Marie Brown - 18/09/2016 - 03:49

  10. Viking Invasion Resurrected Ireland's Failing Population

    ... society at this time was also in a state of flux. The Vikings eventually established a network of towns that stood ... in a serious decline for almost two centuries before the Vikings arrived. Our research reveals how ancient migrations of Vikings left a lasting legacy in the modern population . ...

    ancient-origins - 23/08/2019 - 22:58

  11. Were Norsemen Tattooed? Evidence of Ink on the Rugged Rusiyyah

    ... and even down to the Middle East. Stories of Tattooed Vikings from their Trading Partners The Norsemen (or Vikings, from the Old Norse víkingar ) issued few literary ... the “Rusiyyah,,” but they are now commonly known as Vikings . This is how he described them: “I have never seen ...

    Scott Rank - 05/08/2019 - 18:47

  12. Prince Igor of Kiev (Kyiv): War and Diplomacy in the Early Rus’

    ... thrilling story. Rurik and his brothers, both Varangian Vikings, arriving in Staraya Ladoga. ( Public domain ) ... lands of the Slavs in order to govern them. The Varangian Vikings always had pretentions to the rich land of the Slavic ... in 945 and ended in a treaty. The Kievan Rus’ – When Vikings and Slavs Cooperated to Shape History Vikings in ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 15/09/2020 - 14:03

  13. Ivar the Boneless: Viking Warrior, Ruler and Raider

    ... voyages to colonize far-flung lands Ruthless Perception of Vikings Returns as Evidence of the Use of Slaves During the ... the Boneless as portrayed in the History Channel Series ‘Vikings’ ( History Channel ) The Great Heathen Army ... in a short-lived, three-day battle. History Channel ‘Vikings’ Ivar the Boneless, second left, with his brothers. ...

    Riley Winters - 24/03/2019 - 11:28

  14. Laser Tech Reveals 1,000-Year-Old Viking Ring Fortress in Denmark

    ... both Denmark and Norway. Architectural Achievements of the Vikings In 2014, archaeologists identified another impressive ... reported in an Ancient Origins article , even though the Vikings carry a reputation as brutish invaders, the latest ... ancient fortress reveals architectural accomplishments of Vikings The Viking Fortress that Burned: Arson Investigator ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 14/08/2017 - 14:00

  15. Archaeologists Discover Remains of Viking Parliament of Medieval Norse King in Scotland

    A place where Vikings settled disputes, made key political decisions, and ... results were clear; the area was an important land for the Vikings during their stay in Scotland. Cnoc an Rath on the ... century. That is the end of Dalriada and the time when the Vikings arrive at the end of the 8th Century - so it puts it ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 10/05/2016 - 21:52

  16. Ancient Route of Famous Anglo-Viking Battle Unearthed in England

    ... army retreated along when they were outflanked by the Vikings. Numerous relics were also uncovered including pieces of iron and bits of bone. The Headless Vikings of Dorset The 10th century chronicle of the violent, ... but left few genes, new study says Is the Period of the Vikings older than what believed? “It will take a few ...

    aprilholloway - 11/08/2015 - 14:32

  17. Viking Runestone Uncovers Climate Fears That Fed Ragnarök Myth

    ... is very worried about climate change and it appears that Vikings were also very concerned about changes to the ... is very worried about climate change and it appears that Vikings were also very concerned about changes to the ... one of the world’s most famous runestones, erected by Vikings , shows they feared a cataclysmic fall in the ...

    Ed Whelan - 09/01/2020 - 18:38

  18. From the Vikings to WWII, the Danevirke Wall Has Seen it All

    ... Great Walls & Linear Barriers. Pen and Sword. From the Vikings to WWII, the Danevirke Wall Has Seen it All ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 30/04/2020 - 02:04

  19. The Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings

    ... Scotland. The Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels and Vikings ...

    ancient-origins - 12/07/2020 - 04:24

  20. Gene Fornby: The Ancient Swedish Village That Predates the Vikings

    ... Gene Fornby: The Ancient Swedish Village That Predates the Vikings ...

    Michelle Freson - 23/09/2018 - 01:56

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