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What did the Viking eat? Reconstruction by Hands on History of food preparations for travelyoutube : Hands on History AS Summary of The Viking diet: The food Cereals and seeds Dairy products, The meats Fish, cetaceans, crustaceans, shellfish Vegetables, Herbs and spices...

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Summary of Women in the Viking Age Women in society The female slave The middle-class woman The wife of the nobility The physiognomy and character of wome Women before the law The prohibitions The freedoms Women and religion The völvur Women and Christianization Wom...

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Famous Viking Warriors Summary : Björn Ironside Egill Skallagrímsson Eric with the Bloody Axe Erik the Red Freydís Eiríksdóttir Harald Sigurdsson the Ruthless Ivar Ragnarsson the Boneless Leif Erikson Ragnar Lodbrok Rollon the Walker Sven at the Forked Beard  Björn ...

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Vegvisir Meaning The Vegvisir is one of the oldest and most sacred Scandinavian symbols and is native to Iceland. "Vegur" means - road or path and "Vísir" means - Guide. The symbol was often affixed to ships to ensure their safe return. The Vegvisir was like a guide helpi...

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The Viking era Timeline 753 Foundation of the first Swedish colony Aldeigjuborg (now Staraya Ladoga) in Russia, near the future St Petersburg. 789 First known raid on the island of Portland (England).Lindisfarne Monastery, United KingdomThe year 793 marks the beginnin...

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Introduction to Celtic Symbols They can be found on many monuments and works from the pagan and Christian periods. Celtic culture, especially from the 8th century A.D. onwards, is characterised by magnificent interlacing such as those in the Book of Kells, but when studyi...

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