... Viking Boat Layout ....

Traditional layout of a Viking Ship; Each Ship layout pertains to a separate job that the ship is supposed to perform.

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The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience. It was distinguished by its narrow keel and shallow draught. This made even the largest ocean-going warships suitable for sailing onto beaches and up rivers. Such tactics enabled, for example, the siege of Paris to be carried out in the year 885.

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

The great sea expeditions of the Viking Age - The basis of the great sea expeditions undertaken by the Vikings was ship technology. The Viking ship was a piece of high technology based upon hundreds of years of development and experience.

folkthings:        Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea.

Dragon heads on the bow of the viking ships were supposed to protect against the evil spirits of the sea. Whatever, it's art.

Viking ship in Shetland, Scotland- My two absolute favorite things :)

Shetland has a strong viking tradition and Lauren is here to investigate some of it.

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century Viking ship housed at Vikingskipshuset (Viking Ship Museum) St.

Between the eighth and 11th centuries, the Vikings left modern day Norway, Denmark and Sweden on bloody voyages of conquest to England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Southern Europe and even North America. Many have long believed that the fearsome Norsemen left their women and children at home in Scandinavia when they took off to settle new lands, but a new study tells a different tale. By tracing the genetic stamp

Between the eighth and centuries, the Vikings left modern day Norway… Glorious viking ships.

The first reconstruction of the Norwegian Oseberg ship sank in just 20 seconds during his first trials in 1987, and no one thought afterwards that such a ship could even been sailed skillfully. But craftsmen from the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde in 2006 thought that after a meticulous reconstruction, this ship could be resurrected and able to be sailed after all.

Photostream: Saga Oseberg at Roskilde Fjord - Viking Ship Museum Roskilde

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