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What Medieval Sources Reveal About the True Nature of the Vikings
We’ve seen it all in documentaries and dramas. The Viking Age begins as hordes of Vikings leap ashore from their longships, in a lightning raid against defenseless clerics and lay ...
April 17, 2019
New Lead in the Search for Elusive Norse Settlements
A story passed down in my family for generations may be the clue to finding a lost Norse ...
May 21, 2016
Viking Invaders Struck Deep Into the West of England—and May Have Stuck Around
It's well chronicled that wave after wave of Vikings from Scandinavia terrorized western Europe for 250 years from ...
April 24, 2016
Tucson Artifacts Suggest Romans Made It to New World in 8th Century: Expert
Medieval scholar Donald Yates, Ph.D., is shedding new light on controversial artifacts found near Tuscon, Ariz., in the ...
April 9, 2016
Did the Vikings Use Crystal ‘Sunstones’ to Discover America?
Ancient records tell us that the intrepid Viking seafarers who discovered Iceland, Greenland and eventually North America navigated ...
February 3, 2016
Cold Climate Greeted Vikings in Greenland
A new study questions the popular notion that 10th-century Norse people (Vikings) were able to colonize Greenland because ...
January 8, 2016
Outlaws, Trolls and Berserkers: Meet the Hero-Monsters of the Icelandic Sagas
Iceland's medieval literature is rich in many regards: in Eddas and sagas, it tells us about early Scandinavia ...
October 26, 2015
Petroglyphs Left in Canada by Scandinavians 3,000 Years Ago?
Did Scandinavian traders come to Canada thousands of years before the Vikings are thought to have landed?
August 24, 2015
Did a Native American Travel With the Vikings and Arrive in Iceland Centuries Before Columbus Set Sail?
Did a Native American set foot on European soil long before we previously thought?
May 15, 2015
Viking Chess: A Simple Outdoor Family Game With Interesting History
Legend has it that "viking chess," or Kubb (Swedish for wooden blocks), is a 1,000-year-old game originally played ...
July 26, 2014
Viking Berserkers—Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen?
The meaning of the word 'berserk' originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for ...
July 6, 2014
Discovery of Hammer of Thor Artifact Solves Mystery of Viking Amulets
The discovery of a 10th century Viking artifact resembling the Hammer of Thor has solved a long-running mystery ...
July 5, 2014
The Story of Ragnarok and the Apocalypse
In Norse mythology, Ragnarok is a series of apocalyptic events that will define the end of the world, ...
June 21, 2014
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