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Haithabu zur Zeit seiner größten Blüte im 10. Jahrhundert: Mehr als 1000 Menschen leben in den Holzhütten der Handelsstadt, die an einer Bucht im Süden des dänischen Reiches liegt. Ein gewaltiger Halbkreiswall schützt sie vor Angreifern (Foto von: Jochen Stuhrmann und Tim Wehrmann für GEOEPOCHE)

Kein Ort in Skandinavien ist reicher, kein Hafen größer: 300 Jahre lang beherrschen die Bewohner von Haithabu in Südjütland den Handel zwischen Nord- und ...

Viking Women: What Women Really Did in the Viking Age - Life in Norway

Women in the Viking Age enjoyed more equality and freedom than almost all other women of their time. From warriors to farmers, here's the story of the roles of Viking women. Some recent articles have

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Author C.J. Adrien is passionate about Viking history and regularly writes about the subject. Check out his latest posts on his blog.

From Ragnar Lodbrok to Saint Olav, here’s a look at some of Scandinavia’s most famous Vikings.

From Ragnar Lodbrok to Saint Olav, here’s a look at some of Scandinavia’s most famous Vikings.

The Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) transformed every aspect of the cultures the Norse came in contact with. The Vikings usually struck without warning and, in the early years, left with their plunder and slaves to be sold as quickly as they had come. In time, they began to colonize the regions they attacked but, whether it was a quick raid for profit or a long-term campaign for land and power, every military operation was organized and led by a skilled warrior.

The Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) transformed every aspect of the cultures the Norse came in contact with. The Vikings usually struck without warning and, in the early years, left with their plunder and slaves to be sold as quickly as they had come. In time, they began to colonize the regions they attacked but, whether it was a quick raid for profit or a long-term campaign for land and power, every military operation was organized and led by a skilled warrior.

The Vikings were warriors, explorers and farmers from Scandinavia. Here’s why and when the Viking Era started.

The Vikings were warriors, explorers and farmers from Scandinavia. Here’s why and when the Viking Era started.

Thing helped their dreams come true was Viking ship which is known as the Midgard serpent in reality.  Maybe the desire to go further and become wealthy motivated them to update their shipbuilding skills.

Thing helped their dreams come true was Viking ship which is known as the Midgard serpent in reality. Maybe the desire to go further and become wealthy motivated them to update their shipbuilding skills.

Viking Age house at Þjóðveldisbærinn by velostricken, via Flickr

My time travel Viking love story, Beautiful Wreck, takes place at a house like this. This is the one I visited, at Þjóðveldisbærinn in Iceland. An amazing trip. On goodreads: www.goodreads.com/book/show/18975949-beautiful-wreck