http://www.vikingsonline.org.uk/resources/authenticity/basickit/index.htm

Basic Costume Construction links from The Vikings - a Dark Ages Re-Enactment Society from the UK

NOVA | Secrets of the Viking Sword

Secrets of the Viking Sword - History Documentary The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time. Yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon.

3rd Pin: The Vikings.  Question: After reading about the Vikings and viewing some of the examples of their work shown at the top of the page, how would you characterize their art if you had to describe it to someone else?

Brooch, Vendel Copper alloy with gilding; cm) This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.

Brooch in Form of a Bird of Prey Date: late 500s Culture: Vendel Medium: Copper alloy with silver overlay | This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art. | The Met

This crouching bird of prey, usually identified as an eagle, is thought to represent Odin, the supreme god of war and battle in Nordic mythology. The design is an early example of the sort of animal motifs that become so important in Viking art.

Illustration of a viking ship from an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon history book.

Viking Dragon Ship Source Manuscript, Northumbia, England, CE - Odinia International and Odinist Journal FoxFire

Bow Brooch with Disk, early 700s  Vendel  Copper alloy with mercury gilding and garnet

Bow Brooch with Disk, early Vendel Copper alloy with mercury gilding and garnet

Ingebretsens Scandinavian Gifts - Culture > History > The Vikings and the Viking Era

Launching of the recreation Viking ship " Olaf Tryggvason" one in background) in

Today is the anniversary of the A.D. 1002 St. Brice's Day Massacre, when the Anglo-Saxons attempted to kill all the Vikings in England. Archaeologists have now uncovered two mass burials that might hold the remains of Vikings slain on that bloody day.

Vengeance on the Vikings: Mass burials in England attest to a turbulent time, and perhaps a notorious medieval massacre

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