Posts Tagged ‘viking’

Floki and the Viking Discovery of Iceland

The Vikings’ next step out into the Atlantic – the discovery and settlement of Iceland – is one of the best documented events of the Viking Age. Medieval Icelanders were fascinated by genealogy, not only because, as emigrants, they wanted to know where their families came from, but because such knowledge was essential when it […]

Viking Shield Technology Revealed in New Breakthrough Study

How exactly the Vikings and their Iron Age ancestors made their war shields has always been a mystery, but a new study explains this in detail and shines light onto a traditionally shadowy aspect of ancient Nordic warcraft and weaponry. Iron Age and Viking Age cultures in Northern Europe crafted shields from thin wooden boards that were reinforced […]

Viking King Buried With a Pillow and Fine Silk, New Study Confirms

It’s amazing what we can learn from ancient textiles and other artifacts with scientific analysis. The Viking burial textiles in the coffins of two powerful Danish Vikings are providing us with insights that would never have been possible without modern science. Experts have conducted a scientific analysis of the contents of the reliquaries of Canute […]

Viking Temple to Thor and Odin Unearthed In Norway is a Key Find

The Viking Age has fascinated people for generations and now we have a newly discovered ancient Viking temple that has finally shed some new light on Norse religion . Believe it or not, there is a lot we don’t know about these fearsome warriors and daring explorers. For example, scholars know relatively little about specific […]

Viking Temple to Thor and Odin Unearthed In Norway

The Viking Age has fascinated people for generations and now we have a newly discovered ancient Viking temple that has finally shed some new light on Norse religion . Believe it or not, there is a lot we don’t know about these fearsome warriors and daring explorers. For example, scholars know relatively little about specific […]

Runestone Discovered in Sweden Provides Window Into Viking Past

While plowing a field on his family farm in Småland, southern Sweden, Lennart Larsson came across a large stone. Larsson put the stone, which is 6 feet high (2 m) and 3 feet wide (1 m), to one side and planned to use it as a stepping stone for a new staircase in his home. […]

Irish Child’s Skeleton may be a Viking Murder Victim

In Ireland, a child’s skeleton dating to the Viking era has been found. The unearthing of a nearly complete child’s skeleton from the 9th or 10th century AD is an important one, but it is also mysterious. What makes this find so intriguing is that the child may have met a violent death. The archaeologists […]

Eat Like a Viking: Ancient Gruel Was Tastier Than it Sounds!

Gruel. Indecipherable grey mush slopped on a plate? Not necessarily! Viking food was simple but that was just the beginning. Porridge and gruel made from whole or cracked grains were popular meals for Viking families. Although there was a plain, simple gruel of grains mixed with water, milk, and butter, access to other ingredients could […]

National Geographic Rewrites Viking History To Cleanse It Of Its Dangerous Appeal To ‘White Supremacists’

The first Jewish Editor-In-Chief of National Geographic, Susan Goldberg, has decided to put the iconic Vikings in her Marxist cross-hairs, by enlisting a group of like-minded radical writers and academics to deconstruct the traditional “dangerous” image of these Aryan warriors and recast them as something more palatable to her Jewish sensibilities: In popular imagination, Vikings […]

Tracking the Genetic Fingerprints of the Viking Woman Hunters

Scientists have tracked ancient Viking genes across Europe further detailing the cultural, political and economic impact of the legendary raiders and traders of the Middle Ages.  The Germanic Iron Age ended under the weight of the invading Roman Empire , and after the Italian conquistadors themselves collapsed the Germanic migration period (400–600 AD) saw the reformation of […]

South-Pawed Viking’s Sword Discovered In 1000-Year-Old Burial Mound

Norwegian archaeologists have discovered a 1000-year-old grave containing a rare Viking sword next to the body of what must have been an equally rare left-handed (south-pawed) Norse warrior. Vinjeøra is a village situated at the end of the Vinjefjorden (Vinje Fjord) on the European route E39 highway, about 12 kilometers south of the municipal center […]

Evidence Of Viking Mercenary District Found Near Istanbul

Archaeologists in Turkey have found what they believe to be a Viking mercenary district near Istanbul. The area dates back to the Middle Ages when Istanbul was known as Constantinople, the capital of the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire . The discoveries are providing more evidence on the role of Viking mercenaries in the Byzantine […]

Russian Viking Coins Unearthed by Lucky Detectorist in Ireland

It is not uncommon for ancient coins to be found in buried hoards around the world, but some discoveries are more unique than others, such as an unusual find of Russian Viking coins unearthed in Ireland. A metal detectorist discovered several very rare coins that date to the foundation of the Russian nation, over 1000 […]

Rus Viking Coins Unearthed by Lucky Detectorist in Ireland

It is not uncommon for ancient coins to be found in buried hoards around the world, but some discoveries are more unique than others, such as an unusual find of Kievan Rus coins unearthed in Ireland. A metal detectorist discovered several very rare coins that date to over 1000 years ago.. These silver and gold coins are […]

Rus Viking Coins Unearthed by Strong Rainstorms in Ireland

It is not uncommon for ancient coins to be found in buried hoards around the world, but some discoveries are rarer than others, such as an unusual find of what seem to be Kievan Rus coins unearthed in Ireland. These silver and gold coins are important, in part because if verified, they are the first Rus-Viking coins […]

Revisionist scholars say they unearthed Transgender Viking woman warrior

    The discovery of a female body in a Swedish Viking warrior’s tomb was a gift to activist researchers, who pounced on a chance to woke-ify the iconic Norsemen. But recasting woman warriors as trans is misogynistic and dangerous. When DNA testing confirmed a tenth-century skeleton found buried with the trappings of a high-status […]

Revisionist scholars say they unearthed Transgender Viking woman warrior

    The discovery of a female body in a Swedish Viking warrior’s tomb was a gift to activist researchers, who pounced on a chance to woke-ify the iconic Norsemen. But recasting woman warriors as trans is misogynistic and dangerous. When DNA testing confirmed a tenth-century skeleton found buried with the trappings of a high-status […]

Revisionist scholars say they unearthed Transgender Viking woman warrior

    The discovery of a female body in a Swedish Viking warrior’s tomb was a gift to activist researchers, who pounced on a chance to woke-ify the iconic Norsemen. But recasting woman warriors as trans is misogynistic and dangerous. When DNA testing confirmed a tenth-century skeleton found buried with the trappings of a high-status […]

Revisionist scholars say they unearthed Transgender Viking woman warrior

    The discovery of a female body in a Swedish Viking warrior’s tomb was a gift to activist researchers, who pounced on a chance to woke-ify the iconic Norsemen. But recasting woman warriors as trans is misogynistic and dangerous. When DNA testing confirmed a tenth-century skeleton found buried with the trappings of a high-status […]

First Ever Viking Helmet Discovered in Britain

A re-evaluation of a helmet discovered in Yarm has led experts to believe that it is the earliest Anglo-Scandinavian helmet ever to have been found in the British Isles. The remarkable Yarm helmet is one of only two nearly complete Viking helmets ever unearthed. The latest study can help experts to better understand the evolution […]

Sowulo’s Modern Day Viking Music

Sowulo is a Dutch music project that makes Viking Folk music. From their Facebook (where I got the featured image): Since the idea of creating this music project early 2010, Faber started by producing a band logo, the concept and music for the debut album. It’s all build upon the rune ‘Sowulo’ which represents the […]

Viking Explorers

Some vikings moved Westward across the Atlantic, creating a number of settlements like the one in Vinland, but much about this history remains a mystery. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/viking-explorers/ Hits: 1

Critiqued: Sweden’s Black Minister for Culture Ordered Viking Artifacts Be Melted Down and Recycled

This was from a few months ago, but still relevant. Sweden’s minister for Culture, a black woman named Alice Bah Kuhnke, has demanded the destruction of Swedish heritage because she and her enablers are out to genocide the indigenous population. Source Article from http://www.renegadetribune.com/critiqued-swedens-black-minister-culture-ordered-viking-artifacts-melted-recycled/ Hits: 4

The Norwegian Menace: Beware the Viking Hordes

In the past couple of weeks, thanks to the president’s racist comments about Haiti and African countries he can’t even name — remember “Nambia”? — as well as the stamp of approval he awarded future immigrants from Norway, we’ve seen a surprising amount of commentary about that fortunate country. Let me just say: those Norwegians he’s so eager […]

Ancient Viking Settlement Unearthed in Ireland

An ancient Viking settlement has been unearthed in Cork city, Ireland. The find, which includes stone walls, foundations and even swords, is thought to be almost a millennium old. Ireland was one of the Viking’s favored haunts. The Scandinavian warriors are credited with founding many of the island nation’s towns and cities, including its capital, […]

Swede Makes Thousands After Discovering Buried Viking Treasure

A Swede from Gotland has been awarded thousands of kronor for discovering lost Viking treasure comprised of hundreds of silver coins. The farmer made the discovery on the island in 2012, after dirt was moved from his land as part of roadworks in Eskelhem. By chance, the landowner noticed some silver items in the dirt […]

Hunters discover Viking Sword in mountains in Norway

     Four friends were slowly making their way across the high altitude rocky terrain while hunting reindeer in Oppland, Norway. One noticed a rusty object sticking out of the rocks. Curiosity took over and he sped up to reach the spot, where he soon found himself in front of an impressive-looking sword. After releasing the […]

‘Mysterious’ 1,100 Year Old Viking Sword Discovered On Remote Mountain

Einar Ambakk was in the mountains in Lesja in southern Norway when he spotted the sword’s blade sticking out between stones. It was only when he pulled it out that he realized it was a sword. The rare discovery was made in August and the Glacier Archaeology Program at Oppland County Council was recently informed […]

HuffPo Tweets About Female Viking Warrior. Gets Trolled for ‘Assuming Gender’…

HuffPo Tweets About Female Viking Warrior. Gets Trolled for ‘Assuming Gender’… Louder With Crowder Sept 13, 2017 Leftist thought (if thats what youd call it) is a labyrinthian mish-mash of kooky ideas. All too often, a pair of those ideas contradict one another and further prove to everyone why progressivism is little more than hokey […]

‘Mysterious’ 1,100yo Viking sword discovered on remote mountain (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Einar Ambakk was in the mountains in Lesja in southern Norway when he spotted the sword’s blade sticking out between stones. It was only when he pulled it out that he realized it was a sword. READ MORE: Iconic viking warrior was a woman, DNA test confirms The rare discovery was made in August and the […]

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