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L'Anse aux Meadows (3,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

L'Anse aux Meadows (/ˈlænsi ˈmɛdoʊz/) is an archaeological site first excavated in the 1960s of a Norse settlement dating to approximately 1,000 years
Old Scatness (660 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Scatness is an archeological site on the Ness of Burgi, near the village of Scatness, parish of Dunrossness in the south end of Mainland, Shetland
Dunfermline Vikings (134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dunfermline Vikings were an ice hockey club based in Dunfermline, Scotland that played between 1946 and 1955. They played in the Scottish National
Richard II, Duke of Normandy (851 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard II (died 28 August 1026), called the Good (French: Le Bon), was the duke of Normandy from 996 until 1026. Richard was the eldest surviving son
Gaelicisation (942 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelicisation, or Gaelicization, is the act or process of making something Gaelic, or gaining characteristics of the Gaels. The Gaels are an ethno-linguistic
Battle of Tara (Ireland) (1,106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Battle of Tara was fought between the Gaelic Irish of Meath, led by Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, and the Norse Vikings of Dublin, led by Amlaíb Cuarán
Medieval Scandinavian architecture (914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
multiple ships had to be housed. Trelleborg is a collective name for six Viking Age circular forts, located in Denmark and the southern part of modern Sweden
House of Normandy (311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The House of Normandy designates the noble family which originates from the Duchy of Normandy and whose members were counts of Rouen, dukes of Normandy
Berezan Island (1,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Berezan (Cyrillic: Береза́нь; Ancient Greek: Borysthenes; former Turkish: Pirezin) is an island in the Black Sea at the entrance of the Dnieper-Bug Estuary
Vilpas Vikings (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vilpas Vikings, also referred to as Salon Vilpas, is a professional basketball club based in Salo, Finland. The team currently plays in the top level Korisliiga
Duke of Normandy (1,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the Middle Ages, the Duke of Normandy was the ruler of the Duchy of Normandy in north-western France. The duchy arose out of a grant of land to the
Rubha an Dùnain (737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rubha an Dùnain or Rubh' an Dùnain (Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [ᵲu(.ə) ən t̪uːnən]) is an uninhabited peninsula to the south of the Cuillin hills on
National Museum of Denmark (664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) in Copenhagen is Denmark's largest museum of cultural history, comprising the histories of Danish and foreign
Scandinavian York (1,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Edward the Elder, 899–924, 2001:188. Haywood (1995), p. 70. Richard Hall, Viking Age archaeology, 1995:28; Richard Hall, "A kingdom too far: York in the early
Hastein (2,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hastein (Old Norse: Hásteinn, also recorded as Hastingus, Anstign, Haesten, Hæsten, Hæstenn or Hæsting and alias Alsting) was a notable Viking chieftain
The Last Kingdom (TV series) (2,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
‘Hiberno-Norwegians’ and ‘Anglo-Danes’: anachronistic ethnicities and Viking-Age England[1] Bibel, Sara (21 July 2015). "Drama 'The Last Kingdom' to Premiere
Hogback (sculpture) (1,208 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Antiquaries of Ireland. 101 (2): 154–158. JSTOR 25549768. Bailey, R. N. (1980). Viking Age Sculpture in Northern England, London: Collins Archaeology ISBN 0-00-216228-8
Farum (781 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Farum is a town on the northeast of the island of Zealand in eastern Denmark, 20 km northwest of Copenhagen. The town has a population of 20,199 (1 January
Spam (Monty Python) (1,491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
"Spam" is a Monty Python sketch, first televised in 1970 and written by Terry Jones and Michael Palin. In the sketch, two customers are lowered by wires
Skálholt (874 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skálholt (Modern Icelandic: [ˈskaulˌhɔl̥t]; Old Norse: Skálaholt [ˈskɑːlɑˌholt]) is a historical site in the south of Iceland, at the river Hvítá. Skálholt
Skara (861 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skara is a locality and the seat of Skara Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 18,580 inhabitants in 2013. Despite its small size, it is one
The 13th Warrior (1,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 13th Warrior is a 1999 American historical fiction action film based on Michael Crichton's 1976 novel Eaters of the Dead, which is a loose adaptation
Estrid of the Obotrites (380 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Estrid of the Obotrites (c. 979 – 1035) was Queen of Sweden in the Viking age, a West Slavic princess married to Olof Skötkonung, King of Sweden c. 1000–1022
Battle of Epiphany (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Epiphany was a naval battle fought on 5–6 January or 12 January 1156, between the Norse Godred Olafsson (Godred the Black), King of the Isles
Battle of Clontarf (3,098 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
debate among historians, which is now 250 years old, about Ireland's Viking age and the Battle of Clontarf. The standard view, and the "popular" view
Kirkwall (2,037 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kirkwall (Scots: Kirkwaa, Scottish Gaelic: Bàgh na h-Eaglaise, Norn: Kirkavå) is the largest town in Orkney, an archipelago to the north of mainland Scotland
Trelleborg (1,356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trelleborg (Swedish pronunciation: [trɛlɛˈbɔrj]) is a town in Skåne, Sweden, with 43,359 inhabitants as of December 31, 2015. It is the southernmost town
Wyre, Orkney (723 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wyre is one of the Orkney Islands, lying south-east of Rousay. It is 311 hectares (1.20 sq mi) and 32 metres (105 ft) at its highest point. It is one of
Kingdom of Dublin (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Barrett, JH (2016). "Maritime Societies and the Transformation of the Viking Age and Medieval World". In Barrett, JH; Gibbon, SJ (eds.). Maritime Societies
Camas Uig (209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Camas Uig (Uig Bay) is a bay on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The Lewis Chessmen were discovered in the dunes
Kalmar (1,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kalmar (/ˈkælmɑːr/, US also /ˈkɑːlmɑːr/, Swedish: [ˈkǎlmar] (listen)) is a city in the southeast of Sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. It had 36,392 inhabitants
Scar boat burial (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Scar boat burial is a Viking boat burial near the village of Scar, on Sanday, in Orkney, Scotland. The burial, which dates to between 875 and 950 AD
Wexford (2,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman) is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Wexford lies on the south side of Wexford Harbour, the estuary of the River
Nakskov (955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nakskov is a town in south Denmark. It is situated in Lolland municipality in Region Sjælland on the western coast of the island of Lolland. The town has
Settlement of Iceland (2,166 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the settlement of Iceland: Available land would have been attractive to Viking Age Scandinavians, especially given the relatively warm climate in Iceland
Harald II of Denmark (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald II of Denmark (c. 996–998 − c. 1018) was King of Denmark from 1014 until his death in c. 1018. He was the eldest son of Sweyn Forkbeard and Gunhild
Eastern Settlement (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Eastern Settlement (Old Norse: Eystribygð [ˈœystreˌbyɣð]) was the first and by far the largest of the two main areas of Norse Greenland, settled c
Bornholm Museum (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bornholm Museum is a cultural history museum located in Rønne, Denmark. The museum collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits artifacts in order to
Western Settlement (539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Western Settlement (Old Norse: Vestribygð [ˈwestreˌbyɣð]) was a group of farms and communities established by Norsemen from Iceland around 985 in medieval
The Tartars (733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tartars/I Tartari is a 1961 Italian/Yugoslavian international co-production Technicolor film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Victor Mature
Dùn Èistean (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dùn Èistean is a multi-period archaeological site on an inter-tidal sea stack on the north east coast of the Isle of Lewis, near the village of Knockaird
Haakon the Good (1,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Haakon Haraldsson (c. 920–961), also Haakon the Good (Old Norse: Hákon góði, Norwegian: Håkon den gode) and Haakon Adalsteinfostre (Old Norse: Hákon Aðalsteinsfóstri
Pierowall (615 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(2007). Silver Economy in the Viking Age. Left Coast Press. p. 76. Christiansen, Eric (2008). Norsemen in the Viking Age. p. 219. Curie, James. "A Find
Dyrnæs (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dyrnæs was a Norse settlement in Eastern Settlement in Greenland. It was located to the north of modern-day Narsaq. According to Ívar Bárðarson, Dyrnæs
Asterix and the Great Crossing (1,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asterix and the Great Crossing is the twenty-second volume of the Asterix comic book series, by René Goscinny (stories) and Albert Uderzo (illustrations)
Brattahlíð (667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brattahlíð (Old Norse pronunciation: [ˈbrɑttɑˌhliːð]), often anglicised as Brattahlid, was Erik the Red's estate in the Eastern Settlement Viking colony
Hibiscus Coast Raiders (350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hibiscus Coast Raiders are a rugby league club based on the Hibiscus Coast, New Zealand. They compete in Auckland Rugby League's Fox Memorial competition
Names of Rus', Russia and Ruthenia (4,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Originally, the name Rus' (Cyrillic: Русь) referred to the people, regions, and medieval states (9th to 12th centuries) of the Kievan Rus'. In Western
Magnus the Good (1,614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Magnus Olafsson (Old Norse: Magnús Óláfsson; Norwegian and Danish: Magnus Olavsson; c. 1024 – 25 October 1047), better known as Magnus the Good (Old Norse:
Wicklow (2,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wicklow (/ˈwɪkloʊ/ WIK-loh; Irish: Cill Mhantáin [ˌciːl̠ʲ ˈwan̪ˠt̪ˠaːnʲ], meaning 'church of the toothless one'; Old Norse: Víkingaló) is the county town
Adelaide Croatia Raiders SC (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adelaide Croatia Raiders Soccer Club is a soccer club in Adelaide, South Australia, that plays in the National Premier Leagues South Australia. It is a
Nidaros (1,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nidaros, Niðarós or Niðaróss (Old Norse pronunciation: [ˈniðɑˌroːsː]) was the medieval name of Trondheim when it was the capital of Norway's first Christian
Gormlaith ingen Murchada (1,610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mhaonaigh. In Ériu 52 (2002), pp. 1–24. 'Viking Age Queens and Identity by Shannon Lewis-Simpson. In The Viking Age: Ireland and the West, Proceedings of
Longphort (515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A longphort (Ir. plur. longphuirt) is a term used in Ireland for a Viking ship enclosure or shore fortress. Although it can be assumed that the longphorts
Adelaide Croatia Raiders SC (1,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Adelaide Croatia Raiders Soccer Club is a soccer club in Adelaide, South Australia, that plays in the National Premier Leagues South Australia. It is a
Hvalsey (546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hvalsey ("Whale Island"; Greenlandic Qaqortukulooq) is located near Qaqortoq, Greenland and is the site of Greenland's largest, best-preserved Norse ruins
Nidaros (1,228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nidaros, Niðarós or Niðaróss (Old Norse pronunciation: [ˈniðɑˌroːsː]) was the medieval name of Trondheim when it was the capital of Norway's first Christian
Harald III of Denmark (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald III (Harald the Whetstone, Danish: Harald Hen; c. 1040 – 17 April 1080) was King of Denmark from 1076 to 1080. Harald III was an illegitimate son
Eaters of the Dead (790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan Relating His Experiences with the Northmen in AD 922 (later republished as The 13th Warrior to correspond
Edith of Wessex (1,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edith of Wessex (c. 1025 – 18 December 1075) was Queen of England from her marriage to Edward the Confessor in 1045 until Edward died in 1066. Unlike most
Brough of Birsay (1,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Brough of Birsay is an uninhabited tidal island off the north-west coast of The Mainland of Orkney, Scotland, in the parish of Birsay. It is located
Ansgar (1,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ansgar (8 September 801 – 3 February 865), also known as Anskar, Saint Ansgar, Saint Anschar or Oscar, was Archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen in the northern
Viking Thunder Clap (825 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Viking Thunder Clap or Viking Clap is a football chant performed with a loud shout and a clap. The chant has been performed by fans of a number of
Ivittuut (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ivittuut, formerly Ivigtût (Kalaallisut: "Grassy Place",) is an abandoned mining town near Cape Desolation in southwestern Greenland, in the modern Sermersooq
Oleg of Novgorod (2,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oleg of Novgorod (Old East Slavic: Ѡлегъ; Old Norse: Helgi; Russian: Олег Вещий, romanized: Oleg Veshchy, lit. 'Oleg the Prophet'; Ukrainian: Олег Віщий)
Máel Muire ingen Amlaíb (232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Máel Muire (died 1021) was Queen of Ireland, being actually styled so in the Annals of Clonmacnoise. The wife of Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, High King
Odd and the Frost Giants (342 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Odd and the Frost Giants (2008) is a World Book Day book by Neil Gaiman. It draws on Norse mythology and also the historical Vikings. Odd is a young Norseman
Prince Violent (654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Prince Violent (retitled Prince Varmint for television) is a 1961 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoon directed by Friz Freleng and Freleng's longtime layout
Haakon Sigurdsson (1,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Haakon Sigurdarson (Haakon Jarl) (Old Norse: Hákon Sigurðarson [ˈhɑːˌkon ˈsiɣˌurðɑz̠ˌson], Norwegian: Håkon Sigurdsson) (c. 937–995) was the de facto ruler
Haakon Magnusson of Norway (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Haakon Magnusson (Old Norse: Hákon Magnússon, Norwegian: Håkon Magnusson; 1068 – February 1095), byname Toresfostre (Old Norse: Þórisfóstra, meaning "fostered
Dublinia (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dublinia is a historical recreation (or living history) museum and visitor attraction in Dublin, Ireland, focusing on the Viking and Medieval history of
Cacht ingen Ragnaill (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cacht ingen Ragnaill was the queen of Donnchad mac Briain, from their marriage in 1032 to her death in 1054, when she is styled Queen of Ireland in the
Mother of Kings (262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considered especially violent and aggressive even by the standards of the Viking Age. His bad traits were sometimes blamed on the "bad influence" of his wife
Ikigait (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ikigait Ikigait is a former community in Greenland about 3 kilometers west of Narsarmijit. It was the site of Herjólfr Bárðarson's farm Herjolfsnes ("Herjolf's
Eric Brighteyes (436 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Saga of Eric Brighteyes is an epic viking novel by H. Rider Haggard that concerns the adventures of its eponymous principal character in 10th-century
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (1,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (French: Astérix: Le Secret de la Potion Magique) is a 2018 French computer-animated adventure family comedy film
Jelling stones (1,195 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Jelling stones (Danish: Jellingstenene) are massive carved runestones from the 10th century, found at the town of Jelling in Denmark. The older of
Borgeby Castle (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Borgeby Castle (Swedish: Borgeby slott) lies in Lomma Municipality, Scania in southern Sweden, beside the Kävlingeån, the largest river in Scania. The
Vinland (7,199 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto Norse period, and they are absent from places colonized in the Viking Age. Haugen's basis for rejection has since been challenged. There is a runestone
Ragnhild Eriksdotter (388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ragnhild Eriksdotter (died c. 984) was the daughter of Eric Bloodaxe and his wife, Gunnhild. According to the Orkneyinga Saga, she was an ambitious and
Aud the Deep-Minded (Ketilsdóttir) (1,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Aud the Deep-Minded (Old Norse: Auðr djúpúðga Ketilsdóttir [ˈɔuðz̠ ˈdjuːpˌuːðɣɑ ˈketelsˌdoːtːez̠]; Modern Icelandic: Auður djúpúðga Ketilsdóttir [ˈœiːðʏr
Gustavianum (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anders Celsius and Nils von Rosenstein. Valsgärde. The Vendel Period - The Viking Age containing objects excavated from the burial field in Valsgärde, approximately
New York Raiders (598 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The New York Raiders were an American rugby league football team based in Congers, New York. The team played in the American National Rugby League (AMNRL)
Garðaríki (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Garðaríki (anglicized Gardariki or Gardarike) or Garðaveldi is the Old Norse term used in medieval times for the states of Rus'. As the Varangians dealt
Raiders IHC (594 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Raiders are an ice hockey team based in Romford, participating in the National Division of the National Ice Hockey League (NIHL), the second tier of
Maeshowe (2,474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maeshowe (or Maes Howe; Old Norse: Orkhaugr) is a Neolithic chambered cairn and passage grave situated on Mainland Orkney, Scotland. It was probably built
The Northman (774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northman is an upcoming epic historical thriller film directed by Robert Eggers, who co-wrote the screenplay with Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón
Anund Jacob (2,697 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
historical sources. His reign was one of the longest in Sweden during the Viking age and Middle Ages. The main sources for Anund Jacob's reign are the near-contemporary
Sweyn Haakonsson (364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sweyn Haakonsson (Old Norse: Sveinn Hákonarson, Norwegian: Svein Håkonsson) (died c. 1016) was an earl of the house of Hlaðir and co-ruler of Norway from
The Saxon Stories (1,844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Saxon Stories (also known as Saxon Tales/Saxon Chronicles in the US and The Warrior Chronicles and most recently as The Last Kingdom series) is a historical
Asterix and the Vikings (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asterix and the Vikings (released in French as Astérix et les Vikings and Danish as Asterix og Vikingerne) is a 2006 Danish animated adventure film based
Freydís Eiríksdóttir (1,130 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thorsson (ed.) (2001). The Sagas of Icelanders. Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-100003-1 Judith Jesch, Women in the Viking Age (Woodbridge, Boydell Press, 1991)
Vicky the Viking (1,304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vicky the Viking, known as Wickie und die starken Männer (help·info) in Germany and Austria and Chiisana Viking Bikke (小さなバイキング ビッケ) in Japan, is a Ge
Agriculture in Iceland (691 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by Óafur R. Dýrmundsson. Jesse Byock, Viking Age Iceland (London: Penguin Books, 2001), 7 Jesse Byock, Viking Age Iceland (London: Penguin Books, 2001)
Sigrid the Haughty (1,373 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sigrid the Haughty, also known as Sigríð Storråda (Sigrid Storråda in Swedish), is a queen appearing in Norse sagas as wife, first of Eric the Victorious
Valhalla Rising (film) (1,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Valhalla Rising is a 2009 English-language Danish period adventure film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, co-written by Refn and Roy Jacobsen, and starring
Battle of Glenmama (3,013 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Glenn Máma or Glenmama (Irish: Cath Ghleann Máma, The Battle of "The Glen of the Gap") took place most probably near Lyons Hill in Ardclough
Gunnor (1,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gunnor or Gunnora (c. 950 – c. 1031) was the duchess of Normandy by marriage to Richard I of Normandy, having previously been his long-time mistress. She
Noggin the Nog (1,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
himself is a simple, kind and unassuming King of the Northmen in a roughly Viking-age setting, with various fantastic elements such as dragons, flying machines
Bannow (858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bannow (Irish: Banú) is a village and civil parish lying east of Bannow Bay on the south-west coast of County Wexford, Ireland. In modern times the main
Harald Greycloak (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harald II Greycloak or Grey-hide literally translated (Old Norse: Haraldr gráfeldr, Norwegian: Harald Gråfell, Danish: Harald Gråfeld; c. 935 – c. 970)
Svolvær (1,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Svolvær (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈsvôːlvæːr] (listen)) is the administrative centre of Vågan Municipality in Nordland County, Norway. It is located on
Land of Legends (Sagnlandet Lejre) (357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Land of Legends, Centre for Historical-Archaeological Research and Communication (Danish: Sagnlandet Lejre) is a 106-acre (43 hectare) archaeological open-air
Astrid Olofsdotter of Sweden (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Astrid Olofsdotter (Norwegian: Astrid Olavsdatter; English: Aestrith) (died 1035) was the queen consort of King Olaf II of Norway. Astrid was born to King
DreamWorks Dragons (3,536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The series serves as a bridge between
Visby (2,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Visby (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈvǐːsbʏ]) is an urban area in Sweden and the seat of Gotland Municipality in Gotland County on the island of Gotland with
Gytha Thorkelsdóttir (611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gytha Thorkelsdóttir (Old English: Gȳða Þorkelsdōttir, c. 997 – c. 1069), also called Githa, was a Danish noblewoman. She was the mother of King Harold
Asterix and the Normans (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Asterix and the Normans is the ninth book in the Asterix comic book series, written by René Goscinny and drawn by Albert Uderzo. It was first published
Racine Raiders (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Racine Raiders is a semi-professional American football club in the Mid-States Football League, based in Racine, Wisconsin. Founded in 1953, they are
Blotstulka (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blotstulka, or Blot-Tulca, (11th century ) is a name known in legend for an alleged Swedish medieval queen consort, spouse of a King "Blot-Sweyn" of Sweden
Visby (2,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Visby (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈvǐːsbʏ]) is an urban area in Sweden and the seat of Gotland Municipality in Gotland County on the island of Gotland with
Celtic brooch (5,493 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
thistle brooch into the 11th century, during what is often known as the Viking Age in Ireland and Scotland. Both penannular and pseudo-penannular brooches
Viking Child (381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mainly titled Prophecy I - The Viking Child is a game created by Imagitec Design Limited on Amiga, Atari ST, Atari Lynx, Game Boy and MS-DOS in 1991. 18
Douglas, Isle of Man (3,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Douglas (Manx: Doolish) is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man, with a population of 27,938 (2011). It is located at the mouth of the River
Erik the Viking (1,569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erik the Viking is a 1989 British comedy-fantasy film written and directed by Terry Jones. The film was inspired by Jones's children's book The Saga of
Sandnæs (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sandnæs, often anglicized as Sandnes, was the largest Norse farmstead in the Western Settlement of medieval Greenland. Similarly with the Norwegian city
Museum of Cultural History, Oslo (315 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
museumsbygning i Oslo (Store norske leksikon) KHM Official website Hoen Viking Age Gold Treasure Coordinates: 59°55′0.5″N 10°44′7.7″E / 59.916806°N 10
The War Lord (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The War Lord is a 1965 American film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston. The film, which concerns Medieval warfare and culture
Khortytsia (1,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Khortytsia (Ukrainian: Хо́ртиця, romanized: Xórtycja / Khórtytsya, pronounced [ˈxɔrtɪtsʲɐ]) is the largest island in the River Dnieper, and is 12.5 kilometres
Barrow Raiders (3,519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Barrow Raiders are a semi-professional rugby league team in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. The club was formed in 1875 as Barrow Football Club
Þjóðólfr of Hvinir (333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Þjóðólfr ór Hvini (anglicized as Thjódólf of Hvinir or Thiodolf; fl. late 9th–early 10th c. AD), was a Norwegian skald, said to have been one of the court-poets
Nuuk (4,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nuuk (Greenlandic pronunciation: [nuːk]; Danish: Nuuk, formerly Godthåb [ˈkʌtˌhɔˀp]) is the capital and largest city of Greenland. Nuuk is the seat of
Emund the Old (1,785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emund the Old or Edmund (Swedish: Emund den gamle, Old Swedish: Æmunðær gamlæ, Æmunðær gammal, Æmunðær slemæ) was King of Sweden from c. 1050 to c. 1060
The Long Ships (film) (1,325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Long Ships is a 1964 Anglo–Yugoslav adventure film shot in Technirama directed by Jack Cardiff and starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn
Reykjavík (5,364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
craters Reykjavík 871±2 – exhibition of an archaeological excavation of a Viking-age longhouse, from about AD 930 Reykjavík Art Museum – the largest visual
Steinunn Refsdóttir (336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Steinunn Refsdóttir was an Icelandic skald active at the end of the 10th century. Two verses by her are preserved, in which she taunts the missionary Þangbrandr
Halfdan Hvitbeinn (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Halfdan Whiteshanks (Old Norse: Hálfdan hvítbeinn) was a semi-historical petty king in Norway, described in the Ynglinga saga. The following description
Arklow (3,124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arklow (/ˈɑːrkloʊ/; ARK-loh; from Old Norse Arnkell-lág 'meadow of Arnkell', Irish: An tInbhear Mór, meaning 'the great estuary') is a town in County Wicklow
Lochlann (1,952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the modern Gaelic languages, Lochlann (Irish: [ˈl̪ˠɔxl̪ˠan̪ˠ]) signifies Scandinavia or, more specifically, Norway. As such it is cognate with the Welsh
Beowulf & Grendel (1,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beowulf & Grendel is a 2005 Canadian-Icelandic fantasy adventure film directed by Sturla Gunnarsson, loosely based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf
Emma of Normandy (2,610 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Strachan, Isabella (2004). Emma, the Twice-crowned Queen: England in the Viking Age. London: Peter Owen. ISBN 978-0-7206-1221-9. Tyler, Elizabeth M. (2005)
Olaf Tryggvason (3,289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
University Press. Robert Leighton (d. 1934), Olaf the Glorious: A Story of the Viking Age at wisdomlib.org; at ebooks2ebooks.com Heimskringla: The Saga of Olaf
Rouen (2,948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rouen (UK: /ˈruːɒ̃, ˈruːɒn/, US: /ruːˈɒ̃, ruːˈɒn/; French: [ʁwɑ̃] (listen) or [ʁu.ɑ̃])[needs Norman IPA] is a city on the River Seine in northern France
Richmond Raiders (745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Richmond Raiders were a professional indoor football team located in Richmond, Virginia the Richmond Coliseum as their home arena. The Raiders began
Signy (606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Signy or Signe (Old Norse: Signý, sometimes known as German: Sieglinde) is the name of two heroines in two connected legends from Norse mythology which
Sweyn II of Denmark (2,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sweyn II Estridsson (Old Norse: Sveinn Ástríðarson, Danish: Svend Estridsen) (c. 1019 – 28 April 1076) was King of Denmark from 1047 until his death in
Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden (1,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ingegerd Olofsdotter of Sweden, also known as Irene, Anna and Saint Anna (1001 – 10 February 1050), was a Swedish princess and a Grand Princess of Kiev
Battle of Brissarthe (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Brissarthe was fought on 2 July 866), between the Franks and a joint Breton-Viking army near Brissarthe, Neustria. It was marked by the death
Eilífr Goðrúnarson (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Old Norse: [ˈɛiˌliːvz̠ ˈɡoðˌruːnɑz̠ˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Eilífur Goðrúnarson [ˈeiːˌliːvʏr ˈkɔðˌruːnarˌsɔːn]) was a late 10th-century
Saga-Drøm (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carl Nielsen's Saga-Drøm (Saga Dream), also known as Gunnar's Dream, is a tone poem for orchestra based on the Icelandic Njal's Saga. It was first performed
Alfred the Great (film) (901 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Alfred the Great is a 1969 epic film which portrays Alfred the Great's struggle to defend the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Wessex from a Danish Viking invasion
Eilífr Goðrúnarson (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eilífr Goðrúnarson (Old Norse: [ˈɛiˌliːvz̠ ˈɡoðˌruːnɑz̠ˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Eilífur Goðrúnarson [ˈeiːˌliːvʏr ˈkɔðˌruːnarˌsɔːn]) was a late 10th-century
Stenkil (2,136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stenkil (Old Norse: Steinkell) was a King of Sweden who ruled c. 1060 until 1066. He succeeded Emund the Old and became the first king from the House of
Jórunn skáldmær (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jórunn skáldmær ("poet-maiden") was a Norwegian skald active in the first half of the 10th century. Only two stanzas and three half-stanzas of her Sendibítr
Hoard (1,003 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(relating to the Viking age) Sandur Hoard, Faroe Islands (relating to the Viking age) Spillings Hoard, Sweden (relating to the Viking age) Sundveda Hoard
How to Train Your Dragon (film) (4,442 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American computer-animated action fantasy film loosely based on the 2003 book of the same name by Cressida Cowell, produced
Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hallfreðr Óttarsson or Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld (Troublesome Poet) (c. 965 – c. 1007) was an Icelandic skald. He is the protagonist of Hallfreðar saga according
Ealdgyth (wife of Edmund Ironside) (625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ealdgyth (circa 992 – after 1016), modern English Edith may have been the name of the wife of Sigeferth son of Earngrim, thegn of the Seven Burghs, and
Swedish History Museum (2,771 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Söderala vane, the Mästermyr chest, archaeological finds from the Viking Age trading centre, Birka, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Björkö, religious
Oseberg tapestry fragments (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Oseberg tapestry is a fragmentary tapestry, discovered within the Viking Oseberg ship burial in Norway. The tapestry (dated to about 834AD) is in bad
Gunnhildr Sveinsdóttir (1,213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gunnhildr Sveinsdóttir or Gunnhildr Haraldsdóttir, Guda or Gyda (traditionally died in Gudhem, Västergötland, Sweden, c. 1060) was, according to the traditional
Ælfgifu of Northampton (1,849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ælfgifu of Northampton (c. 990 – after 1036) was the first wife of Cnut the Great, King of England and Denmark, and mother of Harold Harefoot, King of
Hjemkomst Center (553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, commonly known as the Hjemkomst Center, is a museum in Moorhead, Minnesota. Hjemkomst Center first opened in
Nyköping (2,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nyköping (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈnŷːˌɕøːpɪŋ]) is a locality and the seat of Nyköping Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 32,759 inhabitants
Poppa of Bayeux (464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Poppa of Bayeux (French: [pɔpa d(ə) bɛjø]; born c. 880 AD), was the wife more danico' of the Viking conqueror Rollo. She was the mother of William I Longsword
Eyvindr skáldaspillir (322 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eyvindr Finnsson skáldaspillir was a 10th-century Norwegian skald. He was the court poet of king Hákon the Good and earl Hákon of Hlaðir. His son Hárekr
Battle of Cathair Cuan (930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Cathair Cuan refers to a perhaps extended conflict fought in or between 977 and 978, or simply to a single battle in one or the other year
Beauty and the Beast (2005 film) (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Beauty and the Beast (also known as Blood of Beasts) is a 2005 film which is based on the folktale "Beauty and the Beast" and is set during the time of
Point Rosee (2,624 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Newfoundland. 19 (1). Note that the term “Norse” refers to all inhabitants of Viking age and medieval Scandinavia, not just those of Norway (Webster 1988). […]
Harthacnut (3,666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harthacnut (Danish: Hardeknud; "Tough-knot"; c. 1018 – 8 June 1042), traditionally Hardicanute, sometimes referred to as Canute III, was King of Denmark
Świętosława (784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Świętosława was a Polish princess, the daughter of Mieszko I of Poland and sister of Boleslaw I of Poland. According to German chroniclers, this princess
Battle of Confey (1,145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Confey or Cenn Fuait was a battle fought in Ireland in 917 between the Vikings of Dublin and the Irish King of Leinster, Augaire mac Ailella
Exploration (3,094 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Exploration is the act of searching for the purpose of discovery of information or resources, especially in the context of geography or space, rather than
Wirral Peninsula (6,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such as Tranmere, which comes from trani melr ("cranebird sandbank"). Viking Age sculpture corroborates this. Recent Y-DNA research has also revealed the
Hrolf Kraki's Saga (novel) (777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hrolf Kraki's Saga is a fantasy novel by American writer Poul Anderson. It was first published by Ballantine Books as the sixty-second volume of the Ballantine
Outlander (film) (1,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Outlander is a 2008 science fiction-action film starring Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Jack Huston, John Hurt, and Ron Perlman, and written and directed
Saga of Erik the Red (2,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Saga of Erik the Red, in Old Norse: Eiríks saga rauða (listen (help·info)), is an Icelandic saga on the Norse exploration of North America. The original
The Viking (1928 film) (1,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Viking is a 1928 American drama film that was the first feature-length Technicolor film that featured a soundtrack, and the first film made in Technicolor's
Wirral Peninsula (6,150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
such as Tranmere, which comes from trani melr ("cranebird sandbank"). Viking Age sculpture corroborates this. Recent Y-DNA research has also revealed the
Saga of Erik the Red (2,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Saga of Erik the Red, in Old Norse: Eiríks saga rauða (listen (help·info)), is an Icelandic saga on the Norse exploration of North America. The original
Rochester Raiders (1,313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rochester Raiders were a professional indoor football team based in the Rochester, New York area. They played their home games at Bill Gray's Regional
List of legendary kings of Denmark (1,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The legendary kings of Denmark are the predecessors of Gorm the Old, a king who reigned ca. 930s to 950s and is the earliest reliably attested Danish ruler
Meols (1,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Meols /ˈmɛlz/ (sometimes known as Great Meols) is a village on the northern coast of the Wirral Peninsula, England. It is contiguous with the town of Hoylake
Svein Knutsson (1,032 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Svein Knutsson (Old Norse: Sveinn Knútsson; c. 1016–1035) was the son of Cnut the Great, king of Denmark, Norway, and England, and his first wife Ælfgifu
Gamleborg (686 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Built around 750 AD, it was the seat of the kings of Bornholm during the Viking age (750–1050) and early Middle Ages (1050–1150). The massive fortress is
Early Scandinavian Dublin (12,507 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
902 CE and follows History of Dublin: Earliest times to 795. The First Viking Age in Ireland began in 795, when Vikings began carrying out hit-and-run raids
Odin from Lejre (410 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Odin's two wolves, Geri and Freki. However, some scholars specialising in Viking Age dress and gender representation have pointed out that the person is dressed
Bragi Boddason (920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bragi Boddason, known as Bragi the Old (Old Norse Bragi inn gamli) was a Norwegian skald active in the first half of the 9th century, the earliest known
Bournemouth Raiders (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bournemouth Raiders was an American football club based in Bournemouth, England. The club folded in May 2006. The club was created in 1988 at Bournemouth
Kormákr Ögmundarson (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kormákr Ögmundarson (Old Norse: Kormákr Ǫgmundarson [ˈkorˌmɑːkz̠ ˈɔɣˌmundɑz̠ˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Kormákur Ögmundarson [ˈkʰɔrˌmauːkʏr ˈœɣˌmʏntarˌsɔːn])
Vienna Vikings (356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dacia Vienna Vikings is an American football club based in Vienna, Austria. Founded in 1983, the Vikings are known as one of Europe's most dominant
The Norseman (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Norseman is a 1978 American adventure film starring Lee Majors, directed, produced and written by Charles B. Pierce. An 11th-century Viking prince
Eysteinn Valdason (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eysteinn Valdason (Old Norse: [ˈœyˌstɛinː ˈwɑldɑˌson]; Modern Icelandic: [ˈeiːˌsteitn ˈvaltaˌsɔːn]) was a 10th-century Icelandic skald. Three half-stanzas
Lödöse (285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lödöse (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈlø̂ːˌdøːsɛ]), also known as Gamla Lödöse is a locality situated in Lilla Edet Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Battle of Sulcoit (985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Sulcoit was fought in the year 968 between the Irish of the Dál gCais, led by Brian Boru, and the Vikings of Limerick, led by Ivar of Limerick
Turgesius (1,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine Ireland and Scandinavia in the Early Viking Age (History Ireland. Volume 7, Issue 2, Summer 1999) W. O'Halloran (1916)
The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (also known as The Viking Women and the Sea Serpent) is a 1958 film
The Time Meddler (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Time Meddler is the ninth and final serial of the second season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast
Tales of the Vikings (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tales of the Vikings is an American first-run syndicated television series, first telecast on 8 September 1959 and ran through June 2, 1960. The series
Cross of Cong (2,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cross of Cong (Irish: Cros Chonga, "the yellow baculum") is an early 12th-century Irish Christian ornamented cusped processional cross, which was,
Erpr lútandi (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erpr lútandi was according to Skáldatal the court skald of the Swedish kings Eysteinn Beli and Björn at Haugi. There are no extant poems by Erpr. Skáldatal
Knives of the Avenger (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Knives of the Avenger (Italian: I coltelli del vendicatore) is 1966 Italian film directed by Mario Bava. Bava entered production when it was already
Króka-Refs saga (1,673 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Print. Short, William R. "Hurstwic: Honor, Dueling, and Drengskapr in the Viking Age." Hurstwic, 2015. Web. 29 Nov. 2015. Hallakarva, Gunnora. "Internet History
The Outlaw (play) (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Outlaw (Swedish: Den fredlöse) is an 1871 one-act play by Swedish playwright August Strindberg written when he was a 22-year-old struggling University
Five Boroughs of the Danelaw (2,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Derby Leicester Lincoln Nottingham Stamford The Five Boroughs or The Five Boroughs of the Danelaw were the five main towns of Danish Mercia (what is now
Auðunn illskælda (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Auðunn illskælda (Old Norse "the bad skald") was a Norwegian 9th century skald. Skáldatal lists him as one of Harald Finehair's skalds. Egils saga Skallagrímssonar
The Secret of Kells (2,249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Secret of Kells is a 2009 Irish-French-Belgian animated fantasy film about the making of the Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript from the 9th
St Magnus Cathedral (2,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall dominates the skyline of Kirkwall, the main town of Orkney, a group of islands off the north coast of mainland Scotland.
The Girl Who Died (2,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Girl Who Died" is the fifth episode of the ninth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It was first broadcast on BBC
Raven banner (2,993 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Flag used by various Scandinavian rulers during the Viking age
Hlíðarendi (72 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hlíðarendi is a famous place in Icelandic historical literature. Gunnar Hámundarson from Njála used to live in Hlíðarendi at Fljótshlíð and there was a
Vigfúss Víga-Glúmsson (111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vigfúss Víga-Glúmsson (Old Norse: [ˈwiɣˌfuːsː ˈwiːɣɑ-ˌɡluːmsˌson]; Modern Icelandic: [ˈvɪɣˌfusː ˈviːɣa-ˌklumsˌsɔːn]) was an Icelandic skald, active around
Þorbjörn Hornklofi (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Þórbjǫrn Hornklofi (Modern Norwegian: Torbjørn Hornklove) was a 9th-century Norwegian skald and one of the court poet of King Harald Fairhair. His poetry
King and Emperor (70 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
King and Emperor is the third (and concluding) novel in the Hammer and the Cross series. It was written by Harry Harrison and first published in 1996 by
Arnórr jarlaskáld (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arnórr Þórðarson jarlaskáld (Poet of Earls) (c. 1012 – 1070s) was an Icelandic skald, son of Þórðr Kolbeinsson. Arnórr travelled as a merchant and often
God of War Ragnarök (2,600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
God of War Ragnarök is an upcoming action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio and will be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It is
Olof Trätälja (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olaf Tree Feller (Old Norse: Óláfr trételgja, Swedish: Olof Trätälja, Norwegian: Olav Tretelgja, all meaning Olaf Woodwhittler) was the son of the Swedish
Halldórr ókristni (270 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Finnur Jónsson's edition Christiansen, Eric (2002). The Norsemen in the Viking Age. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-631-21677-4 Finlay, Alison (editor and translator)
Estrid (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Estrid (Old Norse: Æstriðr, Ástríðr) was a rich and powerful 11th-century Swedish woman whose long family saga has been recorded on five or six runestones
Sigvatr Þórðarson (478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sigvatr Þórðarson or Sighvatr Þórðarson or Sigvat the Skald (995–1045) was an Icelandic skald. He was a court poet to King Olaf II of Norway, as well as
Hagbard and Signe (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hagbard and Signe or The Red Mantle (Danish: Den røde kappe, Swedish: Den röda kappan, Icelandic: Rauða skikkjan) is a 1967 internationally co-produced
One King's Way (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
One King's Way is the second part of the trilogy by Harry Harrison and John Holm that began with The Hammer and the Cross. The book was published in 1994
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (4,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American computer-animated action fantasy film loosely based on the book series of the same name by
Pope Joan (1972 film) (828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pope Joan is a 1972 British historical drama film based on the story of Pope Joan. Even though modern consensus generally considers Pope Joan to be legendary
Njáll Þorgeirsson (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Njáll Þorgeirsson (Old Norse: [ˈnjɑːlː ˈθorˌɡɛirsˌson]; Modern Icelandic: [ˈnjautl̥ ˈθɔrˌceir̥sˌsɔːn]) was a 10th-century Icelandic lawyer who lived at
Rimbert (1,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Rimbert (or Rembert) (830 – 11 June 888 in Bremen) was archbishop of Hamburg-Bremen, in the northern part of the Kingdom of East Frankia from 865
The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún (3,870 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún is a book containing two narrative poems and related texts composed by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published by Houghton Mifflin
Novye Duboviki (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Novyye Duboviki (Russian: Новые Дубовики; literally: "New Oak Grove") is an archaeological site in Leningrad Oblast of Russia, located about 9 kilometres
Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte (875 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte (911) is the foundational document of the Duchy of Normandy, establishing Rollo, a Norse warlord and Viking leader,
Charlemagne, le prince à cheval (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charlemagne, le prince à cheval is a 1993 television miniseries about the life of Charlemagne. It consists of five episodes and covers the period from
Eyjólfr dáðaskáld (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eyjólfr dáðaskáld (poet of deeds) was a skald active in the early 11th century. He was the court poet of Eiríkr Hákonarson for whom he composed the Bandadrápa
Skapti Þóroddsson (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skapti Þóroddsson (Old Norse: [ˈskɑpte ˈθoːrˌodːsˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Skafti Þóroddsson [ˈskaftɪ ˈθouːrˌɔtsˌsɔːn]; died 1030) was an Icelandic lawspeaker
Helgö (474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Helgö is an island in Ekerö Municipality in Stockholm County, Sweden. Helgö is an island situated in Lake Mälaren. The island's greatest width is about
Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Saucourt was part of the Viking invasions of West Francia and occurred between forces of Vikings and the troops of Kings of West Francia
How to Train Your Dragon (5,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
How to Train Your Dragon (HTTYD) is an American media franchise from DreamWorks Animation and loosely based on the eponymous series of children's books
Godfrid, Duke of Frisia (359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Godfrid, Godafrid, Gudfrid, or Gottfrid (Old Norse: Guðfrið; murdered June 885) was a Danish Viking leader of the late ninth century. He had probably been
Viking: Battle for Asgard (1,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking: Battle for Asgard is an action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega. It was released in North
The Hammer and the Cross (278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hammer and the Cross is a science fiction novel by Harry Harrison and John Holm, a pseudonym for the Tolkien scholar Tom Shippey. The first in a trilogy
Thurso (4,521 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thurso (pronounced /ˈθɜːrsoʊ/; Scots: Thursa, Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Theòrsa [ˈiɲɪɾʲ ˈhjɔːrˠs̪ə]) is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the
Vinland the Good (316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vinland the Good is a description of Vinland which appears in the two sagas, Greenlanders' Saga and Saga of Erik the Red. The term has been used as the
Cipher runes (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Age order, which means that the m-rune precedes the l-rune. This small detail was of paramount importance for the interpretation of Viking Age
The Sea of Trolls (679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sea of Trolls is a fantasy novel for children, written by American author Nancy Farmer and published by Atheneum in 2004. It inaugurated the unofficially
Politics of Sweden (1,938 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
typical Western European history of democracy, beginning with the old Viking age Ting electing kings, ending with a hereditary royal power in the 14th
Attack of the Normans (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Attack of the Normans (Italian: I normanni) is a 1962 Italian film set in England in the early 9th century. Viking incursions play a central role in the
Úlfr Uggason (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Úlfr Uggason (Modern Icelandic: Úlfur Uggason [ˈulvʏr ˈʏkːaˌsɔːn]) was an Icelandic skald who lived in the last part of the tenth century. The Laxdæla
The Lost Vikings (2,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lost Vikings is a puzzle-platform game developed by Silicon & Synapse (now Blizzard Entertainment) and published by Interplay. It was originally released
Guthormr sindri (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guthormr sindri (or Gothormr sindri) is a 10th-century Norwegian skald. He was a court-poet of king Haraldr Fairhair (hárfagri) and his sons, Hálfdan the
Tindr Hallkelsson (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tindr Hallkelsson (Old Norse: [ˈtindz̠ ˈhɑlːˌkelsˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Tindur Hallkelsson [ˈtʰɪntʏr ˈhatl̥ˌcʰɛlsˌsɔːn]) was an Icelandic skald active
Gauthildr Algautsdóttir (59 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gauthildr Algautsdóttir (Swedish: Göthild Algotsdotter) (7th century) was, according to the Heimskringla, the daughter of the Geatish king Algaut and the
Vetrliði Sumarliðason (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vetrliði Sumarliðason (Old Norse: [ˈwetz̠ˌliðe ˈsumɑz̠ˌliðɑˌson]; Modern Icelandic: Veturliði Sumarliðason [ˈvɛːtʏrˌlɪːðɪ ˈsʏːmarˌlɪːðaˌsɔːn]) was a 10th-century
How to Train Your Dragon (video game) (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
How to Train Your Dragon is an action-adventure game based upon the film of the same name. It was developed by Etranges Libellules and Griptonite Games
Tribes of Midgard (654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tribes of Midgard is an action role-playing survival video game developed by Norsfell Games and published by Gearbox Publishing. The game was released
Dumbarton Castle (4,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dumbarton Castle (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Breatainn, pronounced [t̪unˈpɾʲɛʰt̪ɪɲ]) has the longest recorded history of any stronghold in Scotland. It overlooks
Gairsay (925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gairsay (Old Norse: Gáreksey) is a small island in Orkney, Scotland, located in the parish of Rendall, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) off the coast, astride one of
Olaf Haraldsson Geirstadalf (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olaf Haraldssøn Geirstadalf Digerbein (Agder, c. 877 - Tønsberg, c. 934), was a reputed son of King Harald Fairhair of Norway with Svanhild Øysteinsdatter
Alrekstad (615 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alrekstad (Norwegian: Kongsgården på Alrekstad, Old Norse: Álreksstaðir) was one of the largest Kongsgård estates on the west coast of Norway during the
Gunnar Hámundarson (672 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gunnar Hámundarson was a 10th-century Icelandic chieftain. He lived in Hlíðarendi in Fljótshlíð and is probably better known as Gunnar of Hlíðarendi (Old
Siege of Asselt (547 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1992. Feel the unchanged history on a visit to Asselt Museum Asselt, Netherlands Vikings in Asselt The Viking Age Archive Reuter, 118. MacLean, 30–37.
Tribes of Midgard (654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tribes of Midgard is an action role-playing survival video game developed by Norsfell Games and published by Gearbox Publishing. The game was released
Beowulf (2007 film) (6,706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Beowulf is a 2007 3D computer-animated fantasy action film directed and co-produced by Robert Zemeckis, written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary and based
Viking Quest (711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viking Quest is a fictional TV show within a show in the TV series Entourage. It is referred to both by fictional characters and celebrities playing versions
Mace: The Dark Age (1,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mace: The Dark Age is a fighting video game released by Atari Games for arcade machines in 1997 and later ported by Midway to the Nintendo 64. Like many
The Lost Vikings 2 (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lost Vikings 2 is a 1997 puzzle-platform game developed by Beam Software and published by Interplay. All versions of the game, except the SNES release
Skúli Þórsteinsson (592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Skúli Þórsteinsson was an 11th-century Icelandic poet and warrior. He was the grandson of Egill Skallagrímsson and a courtier of Jarl Eiríkr Hákonarson
The Technicolor Time Machine (1,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Technicolor Time Machine is a 1967 science fiction novel by American writer Harry Harrison. It is a time travel story with comedic elements, which
Munsö (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Munsö is a village and a former island (the latter is also known as Munsön) in Ekerö Municipality, Stockholm County in Sweden. Because of post-glacial
Hanstholm (1,757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hanstholm is a small town and a former island, now elevated area in Thisted municipality of Region Nordjylland, located in the northern part of Denmark
Linn Duachaill (537 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Linn Duachaill (Irish pronunciation: [ˌl̠ʲiːn̠ʲ ˈd̪ˠuəxəl̠ʲ]; "Duachall's pool") is the name of a Viking longphort near the village of Annagassan, County
Samsø (2,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in area. Due to its central location, the island was used during the Viking Age as a meeting place. The etymology of the island's name is unknown. In
An Ancient Tale: When the Sun Was a God (178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Ancient Tale: When the Sun Was a God (Polish: Stara baśń: Kiedy słońce było bogiem) is a 2003 Polish film, directed by Jerzy Hoffman. The film is based
Vikings (2012 TV series) (138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Swedish site of a royal palace and gruesome pagan rituals from which the Viking Age was to suddenly erupt. 2 "The Trading Empire" 18 September 2012 (2012-09-18)
Lagmann mac Gofraid (3,899 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Abrams, L (2007). "Conversion and the Church in the Hebrides in the Viking Age". In Smith, BB; Taylor, S; Williams, G (eds.). West Over Sea: Studies
Reay (926 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reay (Scottish Gaelic: Ràth) is a village which has grown around Sandside Bay on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland. It is within
Curmsun Disc (1,365 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Norse, Gormsson. The Curmsun disc was reportedly found as part of a Viking Age hoard discovered in 1841 in the cellar crypt of the ruined church at Groß-Weckow
Þorleifr jarlsskáld (696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Þorleifr Rauðfeldarson, known as Þorleifr jarlsskáld or jarlaskáld (earl's or earls' poet) was an Icelandic skald in the second half of the 10th century
Battle of Thimeon (143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Thiméon was a Frankish victory over the Vikings near Thiméon (near modern Charleroi, Wallonia) north of the Sambre in February 880. In 879
Northmen: A Viking Saga (575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northmen: A Viking Saga is a 2014 historical action film by Swiss director Claudio Fäh. It is an English-language film, produced by Swiss production house
Fyrkat (1,661 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The center has an educational focus and aims at presenting a complete Viking Age environment here on the model of a supplier for the fort. This includes
Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia (750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia is a strategy video game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega, released on 3 May 2018 for Microsoft
Women in piracy (1,626 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
While piracy was predominantly a male occupation, a minority of pirates were women. On many ships, women (as well as young boys) were prohibited by the
Erik the Conqueror (1,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erik the Conqueror (Italian: Gli invasori, lit. "The invaders") is a 1961 Italian-French epic swashbuckling film directed by Mario Bava and starring George
Name of Estonia (904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Andres (2012). Laneman, Margot (ed.). The Migration Period, Pre-Viking Age, and Viking Age in Estonia. Tartu University Press. ISBN 9789949199365. ISSN 1736-3810
Waterford (6,902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Waterford (Irish: Port Láirge [pˠɔɾˠt̪ˠ ˈl̪ˠaːɾʲ(ə)ɟə]; from Old Norse Veðrafjǫrðr [ˈweðrɑˌfjɒrðr̩], meaning "ram (wether) fjord") is a city in Ireland
Blood Feud (novel) (371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Blood Feud is a historical novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published in 1976. It begins in 10th Century England, and tells the tale
Judith Jesch (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Judith Jesch FRHistS, FSA, FSA Scot (born 1954) is professor of Viking Age studies at the University of Nottingham. Jesch is chair of the international
Thorgal: Curse of Atlantis (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thorgal: Curse of Atlantis, known in Europe as Thorgal: Odin's Curse (French: Thorgal: La Malédiction d'Odin), is a point-and-click adventure game developed
Ormside bowl (1,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ormside Bowl is an Anglo-Saxon double-bowl in gilded silver and bronze, with glass, perhaps Northumbrian, dating from the mid-8th century which was
Gunnlaugr ormstunga (553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gunnlaugr ormstunga (Old Norse: [ˈɡunːˌlɔuɣz̠ ˈormsˌtuŋɡɑ]; Icelandic: Gunnlaugur ormstunga [ˈkʏnːˌlœiːɣʏr ˈɔ(r)msˌtʰuŋka]; "serpent-tongue") was an Icelandic
Nonnebakken (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
archaeological investigations at Nonnebakken, a Viking Age fortress in Odense". Hansen, J. & M. Bruus: The Fortified Viking Age. 36th Interdisciplinary Viking Symposium