Storm Revealed 1500 Year Old Viking Mound
🗣These Norsemen had taken over the Orkney Islands. And what is destined to come comes... 👉The first Vikings moving to Orkney settled down there around the late 8th century. They used the Orkney islands to launch voyages and raids. Gradually, they dominated the island.
🔥Viking Helmets - the simplest war protectors of any time! ✍Besides the skills, the Viking warriors possessed the powerful armor that protected them from the blades of the foes. Though their mail was quite complicated, the Viking helmet was fairly simple but still useful in battles. 😎Indeed, the Viking helmet was one of the simplest war protectors of any time. It was merely a bowl with a nose guard.
What Difficulties the Vikings Encountered?
⁉️ What Difficulties the Vikings Encountered ⁉️ 👉The common knowledge is that the Viking warriors were the most brutal, fiercest, and bloodthirsty. They, however, were not born to be that way. 👉Facing many difficulties and enduring the hardships to survive built up not only the physical appearance but also the mental power of the Vikings...
Thor and the Mjolnir Hammer
💥💥Thor was a hammer-wielding god whose power was about lightning, thunder, and storm. He was the son of Odin the Allfather and a Giantess named Jord. 💥💥Thor was one of the most respected and mighty war deities. He had iron gloves, a griddle doubling his power, and an invincible flying hammer called Mjolnir...
Thor and the Mjolnir Hammer
[...] Thor did not ride a horse; instead, he traveled in a chariot drawn by male goats called Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr. The wheels of the chariot made a noise like thunder when Thor raced across the heavens.
Why Palnatoke Hated Harald Bluetooth That Much?
🗣🗣Although Sweyn Forkbeard (one of Harald's sons) was the one who waged war against Harald Bluetooth, the one who stood behind was Palnatoke chieftain warrior during the time of Harald Bluetooth. 🧠👀There were two major reasons why Palnatoke hated Harald Bluetooth that much: 🕵️Harald's religious belief ⚡️Harald challenging Panaltoke to shoot the apple on Panaltoke's son's head.
Awesome Quotes About Great Viking Heroes
[...] If you are a Viking enthusiast, no more words to explain who Ragnar was. Long story short, he was a powerful Viking legendary king. Allegedly, the attack of Lindisfarne was carried out by Ragnar Lothbrok as a counter-attack to the Christians who wanted to make the Vikings submit to the cross. Lindisfarne's attack aimed at the land of holiness in Northumbria. This attack sent a wave of shock and fear toward the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Ragnar the King did prove them wrong.
💥💫Indeed, the image of the Viking ax has deeply ingrained in the minds of people who care about the Viking age. The Viking ax was subtly designed for speed, deadly attacks, and clever movements as well [...]
Viking Warrior Quotes: May These Help You Out of Hard Times
🌬🌬The Vikings have always been a great source of inspiration. They have become characters on the silver screen, in fantasy books, etc. But in return, they inspire us a lot. 👩❤👩👩❤👩Long gone the Viking community, at least physically gone, their legacy stays with us. These might be tough times for all of us. But we all need to keep up and pull ourselves out of these ups and downs.
Gunnar Hamundarson: Viking Warrior Got Killed for Slapping Wife
Gunnar proved himself with the shooting and wielding talents, killing many men who dared to approach his house. But one time, he was shooting the enemies, his bowstring broke. He turned to his wife to ask for her hair to mend the bow, yet Hallgerðr refused. The reason was that Gunnar had slapped his wife once previously. He did it because he found out his wife stole some food from the neighboring house during the famine [...]
Why Did the Vikings Make Offerings in Lakes?
The Vikings had a custom of burying the deceased with weapons so that when they entered their afterlife, they could defend themselves. But when they buried these weapons with the deceased, they had to accept that some bad and greedy folks could rob the grave goods. This was an insult to the deceased and to prevent this, the Vikings made sacrifices to the ocean.
Ivar Ragnarsson: The Cursed Child and A Military Genius
The ship of Ragnar was blown off course on one occasion leading him to be executed in the cave full of vipers. The sons of Ragnar believed the culprit was King Aella. The last words of Ragnar Lothbrok were "How the little pigs would grunt if they knew how the old boar suffered." This was the prophecy for the bloody revenge on King Aella [...]
The Einherjar: Viking Warriors who Fought for Odin
Odin didn’t keep the warriors only to enjoy. He did everything for a purpose. Until the days of Ragnarok, the warriors would take the side of Odin and fought for their master. But no matter how hard the Einherjar attempted to fight in battle, they fell with their master as what prophesied before.
Viking Weapons and Armor Used in Battle
We can miss out anything but the Viking axe whenever it comes to the Viking weapons. Single-edged axe has became the Viking symbol for a long time. And it’s truly worth having such reputation. Ever since a Viking was a boy, he had the axe in his hand. Viking axe was not only affordable for all social classes but it was also flexible.
Viking to Valhalla: A Warrior Who Always Wins the Fight
All the Viking warriors went to Valhalla to feast and to chant along the great hall of Odin the Allfather. But the very first requirement to join Valhalla is to die a warrior death. But what if a warrior always won the fight? Then how could a Viking to Valhalla? The story below is about an old Viking warrior who desired a warrior death in combat.