Category Archives: Viking

5 Badass Viking Gift Ideas For Christmas

5 Badass Viking Gift Ideas For Christmas

Are you looking for the perfect Viking gift idea to send you to the Valhalla of good gift-givers? Whether you’re from Norway, into Norse mythology, Scandinavian culture, or just want a badass gift for the Viking in your life; we’ve got you covered with the best Viking gift ideas. Translation and editing : Viking Sons […]

Christmas food in the Viking land

Christmas food in the Viking land

“ROYAL FOOD” ON THE NORWAY’S PARTY TABLE It’s not too much to call it a “taste of the mountain”, because the Christmas table in this fjord country gathers both North Sea fish, West Coast lamb, and typical regional pork dishes Eastern Norway. Enter position sixteenth century , in Norway yes one transmission system there to […]

These sunstones are the secret to helping the Vikings dominate the sea for more than three centuries

These sunstones are the secret to helping the Vikings dominate the sea for more than three centuries

Thanks to knowing the sea like the palm of their hand, they have roamed across the North Atlantic and created countless illustrious feats… Both artisans who created countless magnificent ships, and sailors who sailed through many storms, they, the Vikings ruled the North Atlantic from 900 to 1200 AD. original. They often traveled hundreds of miles […]

The Origin of Viking Warriors’ Violence: A Nightmare That Covers Europe

The Origin of Viking Warriors Violence A Nightmare That Covers Europe

Originating from the Scandinavian peninsula, Viking warriors from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway have invaded and brutally plundered many lands in Europe. Vikings are people living in the Nordic region, in present-day Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. When it comes to Vikings, we often think of warriors or violent pirates. If the Mongolian horse’s hooves once made […]

The Vikings – A Glorious Age

The Vikings – A Glorious Age

This people consisted of many elements from warriors, merchants, pirates, to farmers from the original Scandinavian peninsula (now Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark) radiating. different directions from east to west in migratory flows, and eventually spread across Europe creating a glorious age that history has called the Viking Age. When it comes to Vikings, people are […]

Harald Hardrada, The Last Viking King

Harald Hardrada, The Last Viking King

In the eleventh century, Norwegian King Harald III Stern, also known as Harald Hardrada, became one of the most brilliant kings of his time. As a young man, he was banished from his homeland, and then spent many years in exile. Gathering a small group of mercenaries, Harald served in Russia and Byzantium. After returning […]

Viking Weapons and Armor

Viking Weapons and Armor

Initially, only a few of the Vikings were fully equipped with armor, helmets, swords, etc. (these were usually wealthy people) and weapons. This is often passed down from father to son (father to plunder, son to succeed his father), Viking soldiers were only equipped with family weapons and easily homemade weapons such as round shields, […]

10 interesting facts about Viking warriors

10 interesting facts about Viking warriors

The brave Viking warriors attach great importance to personal hygiene or spend a lot of time growing barley, raising pigs, sheep, goats. Viking warriors don’t wear horned hats. In fact, the artists seem to have adapted to paint more horns on the helmets of these mighty warriors. The horn detail on the hat seems to […]

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire

The Life and Death of Sweyn Forkbeard and His Viking Empire

Sweyn I, also known as Sweyn Tiugeskaeg, meaning “Forkbeard”, was a Viking chieftain who ruled over Denmark, Norway and England. He was nicknamed “Forkbeard” because of his long and spiky beard. Although Sweyn had ruled Denmark and Norway for decades, he only captured and ruled England for about a month before he died. In fact, […]