The National Museum of Antiquities of the Netherlands had added a recently found silver ring to its medieval collection. Dated to the mid-10th century, museum curators believe the new find was worn as a pendant, indicated by wear marks on the inside edge of the ring.
Did the Vikings conduct human sacrifice? Here I examine the evidence for human sacrifice among the Vikings, and its implications.
Do you have Viking Ancestry? See how likely you are to have a Viking ancestor based on your country of origin.
Do you use the word Viking correctly? Language matters, and how a person uses language significantly affects their worldview and how they perceive people, objects, and concepts.
Viking Vlog 4: Who Were the Jomsvikings? In this episode, I give a 10,000-foot view of the Jomsvikings, a warrior society from the Viking Age who have captured the imaginations of many around the world. I discuss what we…