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2/4 Viking Art: A Culture Show Special. This segment looks at the Oseburg Ship as well as at a group of gold fibulae.

Viking Art: A Culture Show Special. This segment looks at the Oseburg Ship as well as at a group of gold fibulae.

Baron Gerard Tourni/Tourney of Normandy France, who later became Sir Thomas Sanford of England (after the battle of Hastings), is descended from the same Viking/Norse family line/house as Prince Rollo.

I& a little wary of posting an infographic from the History Channel, notorious for rarely doing its history homework, not to mention all its ancient alien programming posing as real science, and they should have done spellcheck first

Article about recent finds in England suggesting that a significant number of women went "a viking". Including skeletons osteologically sexed as female buried with sword and shield. Rad.

Invasion of the viking women unearthed – So much for Hagar the Horrible with his stay-at-home wife Helga. Viking women may have equaled men moving to England in medieval invasions, suggests a look at ancient burials.

The Viking era Jelling Cup, said to be used by Gorm the Old (bef. 900-c. 958 AD), the first historically authenticated King of Denmark and the first Viking ruler to tolerate Christianity. This silver chalice was found at Gorm's capital at Jelling, in Jylland, Denmark. source

The Viking era Jelling Cup, said to be used by Gorm the Old, the first historically authenticated King of Denmark and the first Viking ruler to tolerate Christianity. This silver chalice was found at Gorm's capital at Jelling, in Jylland, Denmark.

Old Norse for Beginners This is a free online course in Old Norse for beginners. It is not completed but it should be enough to get the beginner on the move.

Old Norse for Beginners This is a free online course in Old Norse for beginners. These pages also contain things of interest to people with some prior knowledge, including rune puzzles, recordings and a reader Picture of King Olaf

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid.

Reconstructed face of a powerful Viking era woman named Estrid, based her remains exhumed from her grave. Norse women were fairly equal to their men and traveled and traded with them.

Members of the Dark Ages Re-creation Company undertake an experiment with a charcoal fired glass bead furnace, based on the archaeology of Viking Age Ribe, Denmark. The furnace was built by Neil Peterson, and one method of working with glass tesseri (tile

Viking Age Glass Bead Making

Norse culture was full of beadwork Visit the Viking Answer Lady's website for more info!

Viking...Norse arm ring

Darren Webster holding a Viking arm ring - Norse arm ring - Silverdale Hoard - Lancashire-- Just want to find something like that!

Haithabu near Denmark. Re-creation of the Viking Village- one of the largest merchant towns of the viking age

ヴァイキング湊町 デンマーク ヘーゼビュー Haithabu (Hedeby) near Denmark (Jutland). Re-creation of Viking Town. Together with Birka in Sweden, it was one of the most important trading center, for goods to- and fro Asia. Even arab traders from Constantinople visited it!

Repro Hiberno-Norse Viking bead found in Dublin, Ireland, deep blue / white / yellow (23mm long).

Repro Hiberno-Norse Viking bead found in Dublin, Ireland, deep blue / white / yellow long).

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