A recent discovery has created a great deal of buzz at Akdeniz University, in Turkey. Nestled among other artifacts belonging to a 9th and 10th-century naval warfare excavation in the city of Patara, researchers uncovered a hilt and a pommel belonging to what archeologists believe is a Viking sword.
Les Vikings à Noirmoutier: En 799, une flotte de « drakkars » apparut au large de l’île de Noirmoutier, qui débuta deux siècles d'attaques et d'invasions.
As far as we think we have progressed in 1,000 years, many things, such as telling our children not to run with scissors, have not changed. Here are 10 Viking artifacts you never knew existed.
How Fast Did Viking Longships Sail? While modern replicas offer us some evidence for the top speeds of Viking longships, it remains a debatable subject.
It is a question I am often asked when someone finds out I am passionate about and make my living writing about the Vikings: is the movie The 13th Warrior historically accurate? In social circles that know anything about the…