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Viking longboat ships were used to travel from one raid to another. The act of pillaging and conquering other lands has often left a negative stigma on the Vikings, but amongst the Gods of Norse Mythology; they were great hero's and warrior's.

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Queen Lagertha in The Great Army (4.17) | Vikings

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Viikinkien taru kerrottuna kuvin, sanoin ja musiikin keinoin

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This sucked so bad. Even though it's what really happened.

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The success of the Vikings depended on their skills as seamen and the excellence of their wooden ships. The seagoing craft recovered from a ninth-century burial at Gokstad in Norway demonstrates the ingenuity and the effectiveness of Viking ship design: fast, light, maneuverable, and flexible, it could be simply beached and quickly launched, rowed by oarsmen or sailed in any wind.

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The Norse Alphabet Explained by AmericanAngel117.deviantart.com  @Kari Everett Eneva Kofr     We don't have this yet!

The Norse Alphabet Explained by AmericanAngel117.deviantart.com @Kari Everett Eneva Kofr We don't have this yet!

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Modern Viking - in traditional clothes. Real reenacted. Photo Jim Lyngvild

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in the style of old beads (Viking)

in the style of old beads (Viking)

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Vikings marriage day was set on a Friday for "Frigg," goddess of marriage. It would take place outside and in the fall for easy travel before winter and to ensure plenty of honey for mead.

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