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The Vikings

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Newly Excavated Viking Dwelling May Be Oldest Found in Iceland | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Ancient Vikings, Norse Vikings, Viking People, Animal Bones, Viking Age, Archaeological Site, 12th Century, World, Dates

Newly Excavated Viking Dwelling May Be Oldest Found in Iceland

Archaeologists say the settlement, which may have housed a Norse chieftain, dates to roughly 800 A.D.

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The Norman Dynasty And Its History - About History

The dynasty was founded by the Norwegian Viking Rollo, who received from the French king in 911 the territory of Normandy, which later became the duchy. As a

Replica of a Norse Viking longhouse in Scotland's Shetland Islands. Archaeologists in Iceland have uncovered the remains of two ancient Viking longhouses that may have been among the island's very first settlements. (Arterra / Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Newly Excavated Viking Dwelling May Be Oldest Found in Iceland | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Ancient Vikings, Norse Vikings, Viking People, Animal Bones, Viking Age, Archaeological Site, 12th Century, World, Dates

Newly Excavated Viking Dwelling May Be Oldest Found in Iceland

Archaeologists say the settlement, which may have housed a Norse chieftain, dates to roughly 800 A.D.

Who Was Gudrid and Did She Really Exist? | History | Smithsonian Magazine Viking People, Viking Men, Us History, Women In History, Erik The Red, Women Names, Pilgrimage, Real People, Vikings

Did a Viking Woman Named Gudrid Really Travel to North America in 1000 A.D.?

The sagas suggest she settled in Newfoundland and eventually made eight crossings of the North Atlantic Sea

Reconstruction of Viking boat at the L'Anse aux Meadows settlement (Megan Em via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 3.0) Who Was Gudrid and Did She Really Exist? | History | Smithsonian Magazine L'anse Aux Meadows, Digital History, Viking Woman, Women Names, Wanderlust Travel, Pilgrimage, Historical Sites, Travel Quotes, Vikings

Did a Viking Woman Named Gudrid Really Travel to North America in 1000 A.D.?

The sagas suggest she settled in Newfoundland and eventually made eight crossings of the North Atlantic Sea

Recreated turf houses at Glaumbær in Iceland (Christian Wirth via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY-SA 2.5) Who Was Gudrid and Did She Really Exist? | History | Smithsonian Magazine Green Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Sustainable Design, Pavilion Architecture, Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Versailles, Living Roofs

Did a Viking Woman Named Gudrid Really Travel to North America in 1000 A.D.?

The sagas suggest she settled in Newfoundland and eventually made eight crossings of the North Atlantic Sea

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Love and Marriage in Old Norse Literature

Why actions speak louder than words when it comes to romance in the Icelandic sagas.

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Beautiful pyrography artwork depicting Frigg, Norse goddess of wisdom and foreknowledge, wife of Odin and mother of Baldr with three sacred birds (hawk,. Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin Goddess Of Love, Goddess Art, Goddess Of Stars, Moon Goddess, Symbole Viking, Old Norse, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Gods And Goddesses

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Beautiful pyrography artwork depicting Frigg, Norse goddess of wisdom and foreknowledge, wife of Odin and mother of Baldr with three sacred birds (hawk,... Frigg Norse goddess of wisdom wife of Odin

The Vale of York Hoard, a major trove of Viking artifacts discovered in 2007 in North Yorkshire. The hoard—likely buried around 920 A.D.—included 617 silver coins, a Frankish silver cup and Viking jewelry. (The British Museum) To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure' | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine Pandora Leather Bracelet, Pandora Bracelets, Wrap Bracelets, Old Silver Coins, Ancient Artefacts, Archaeological Finds, Viking Art, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry

To Protect Its Rare Artifacts, the U.K. Proposes Revised Definition of 'Treasure'

New standards will ensure significant archaeological finds remain publicly accessible for study and enjoyment, the government says

The goat, a symbol of Thor, became a symbol of Yule and a customary sacrifice. Perhaps referring to the myth in which Thor could slaughter his goats then revive them the day after with a blow from his hammer; a symbol of resurrection. Norse Pagan, Old Norse, Norse Mythology, Pagan Yule, Thor, Viking Facts, Yule Goat, Viking Life, Viking Woman

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Allison Cimino of RockLove Jewelry (www.RockLove.com) is inspired by world travel, eras of history, and ancient cultures. Each collection begins with immersive research, shared here. Daily facts,...

How different were Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Vikings? Danish Vikings, Viking People, Norwegian Vikings, Viking Age, 11th Century, Scandinavian, Medieval, History, Painting

How Different Were Swedish, Danish And Norwegian Vikings? - About History

The Danish Vikings, also known as Danes, were the most politically organized of the different types of Vikings.

homes and artifacts. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking homes and artifacts. The post Viking homes and artifacts. appeared first on Garden ideas. Viking House, Viking Life, Iron Age, Celtic, Viking Village, Viking Culture, Norse Vikings, Asatru, Norse Mythology

The Viking Longhouse - Vintagetopia

Generally, zero windows were used in the home. The roof would incorporate some smoke holes over the central firepits. The big and well-supported attic enabled large amounts of hay or grain to be kept in dry conditions. The houses built by the various tribes and ethnic groups can differ from one another. In the middle of the house there was a lengthy fire. The fireplace was usually put in the middle, and would supply the lighting and heating for the entire property. A significant part the…