History Lesson: The Great Viking Attack on England
The Viking age was a short but memorable one. These brave and wild warriors and farmers explored, conquered, and colonized many parts of the world.
Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Vikings?
The legendary world of the Vikings was full of fantastic mythologies, customs and mysteries. Do you have any idea what weapon Thor used, or where Vikings believed they went after they died? Test your knowledge of all things related to the Vikings with this fun and family-friendly trivia quiz .
6 Toughest Viking Warriors Who Left Indelible Imprints
The word 'Viking' comes from the Old Norse language and means "a pirate raid”. Vikings were fierce and bloody warriors who were known to strike fear in the hearts of coastal villagers for their relentless acts of raiding and pillaging.
The Life of an Average Viking Was Quite Fascinating!
Vikings have fascinated all of us. We have been regaled by the tales of various Viking warriors and kings for years. But do you know what the typical Viking lifestyle was like?
This Scottish Viking Festival Is a Fiery Sight to Behold
Up Helly Aa is a yearly Viking festival that takes place in the Shetland Isles (a subarctic archipelago that lies 170 km north of mainland Scotland), on the last Tuesday of January.
Up Helly Aa - The Viking Fire Festival!
Every year, thousands of scotsmen dress up in traditional viking military uniforms, paying homage to the celebrated viking past of the country. There are also costume parties, fun challenges and plenty of drinking, there's even a new beer only available at the event.
QUIZ: Can You Solve These Ancient Viking Riddles?
We know that because they are taken from an ancient viking tale. It is called the Hervarar Saga. Its hero, Gestumblindi, is about to be executed by the viking king Heidrek.
At the End of the World, There is a Beautiful Place
It has a small population of 24 thousand people, and a lot of Viking history stamped into its features. There is even a longhouse reconstruction and a Viking museum. Come with us as we explore the beauty of Lofoten.
5 Historical Battles that Have Quite the Story to Tell
The Victory of the Native Americans over the Vikings Christopher Columbus was not the first invader that the Native Americans had ever encountered since Norse colonists had already been there around five centuries earlier, as has been proven by archeologists and Norse legends that talk of a place called
Discover the Magical Land of Fjords and Green Hills
Much like Iceland, the Faroe Islands are a sparsely populated volcanic land of fjords and rolling hills that were colonized by Vikings in medieval times, and in many ways, the people of the islands retained much of the culture of their forbearers, including a language that remains nearly unchanged from
Do You Know What Speakers of Old English Called a Snake?
Word House Wouldn’t it be fun to make up kennings for modern things those Anglo Saxons and Vikings wouldn’t have been familiar with? Here are some we came up with. Can you think up ones of your own? 15. Frost Tower 16. Horseless Carriage 17. Serpent Cat 18.
6 Intriguing Archaeological Finds of the 21st Century
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15 of the OLDEST Ships Ever Found
15 of the Oldest Ships Ever Found history, vehicles, water, Vessel, ships, photo collection, Mediterranean, oldest, vikings, ancient ruins, ancient egypt Let’s learn of this early history of seamanship and shipbuilding by admiring 15 of the oldest surviving ships in the world
Can You Ace this Tricky Quiz about Myths and Folk Tales?
history, quiz, fable, bible, legend, Greek, trivia, Arabian Nights, mythology, vikings, Homer, folk tales Fables and myths are an important part of every culture. How well do you know these ones?
The Warlike People Who Changed European History Forever
Vikings isn’t the name of a civilization or nationality- it’s a profession Contrary to popular belief, there was never a Viking kingdom or a Viking culture. That’s because Viking is a job description, not an ethnicity or nationality.
50 Common Misconceptions Busted - Fascinating!
Well, did you know that vikings didn't wear horns, sushi doesn't mean raw fish and Napoleon was actually taller than average? These and 47 other myths are going to be exposed in this fascinating and entertaining video, so if you got one of those wrong, you may want to know what else you may learn!
Pillar Island - One of the World's Bizarre Places!
The Vikings gave it this name as its columnar basalt reminded them of their houses, which were built from vertically placed tree-logs. The island is entirely of volcanic origin. It lies about 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) west of the Isle of Mull. The area is 33 hectares (0.13 sq mi).
These Rare Artifacts Are Bound to Take Your Breath Away...
A tiny North Indian statue of Buddha found in a Swedish Viking's grave (c. 600AD) 4. A Polish warrior's winged hussar armor (c. 1600AD) 5. Statue of Queen Cleopatra III, found in the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion 6.
These Were the Most Fearsome Warriors In Human History
Norman warriors These descendants of the Vikings inherited brutal battle skills from their forefathers, with particular reference to their ability to fight on horseback. This meant that they had the ability to scythe through their opponents very quickly and make their escape.
Denmark Has So Much to See, You Won't Know Where to Start
This charming place gave rise to the Viking civilization that flourished between the 8 th and 11 th Centuries. Currently home to 5.75 million people, Denmark was also the birthplace of famous author, Hans Christian Andersen.
You'll Never Guess How Ancient Cultures Explained Eclipses
The Vikings & the Star-Hunting Wolves Just like the Ancient Chinese did, the Vikings also believed that the sun was being devoured throughout an eclipse. Their legends mention two wolves , Skoll and Hati, who go around the universe eating celestial bodies.
The 10 Most Successful Battle Tactics of the Ancient World
A prime example of that were the battle strategies and tactics of elite fighting armies such as the extreme precision of the Roman army or the wild tactics of the Vikings. In this video, you'll learn the 10 most powerful tactics used in ancient battle, a battle with no artillery or guns.
26 Music Genres in Three Minutes!
Viking Metal 23. Wonky 24. Xoomii 25. Yodel 26. Zouk 26 Music Genres in Three Minutes! art, video, music, Music genres One song - 26 different genres!
The 12 Most Recommended Cities in Denmark All Should See
This charming region, from which the brave Vikings, Leggo games, and some of the most beautiful children's stories in the world originated, offers first-rate attractions and beautiful sights.