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Old Norse Map of the Viking World
Old Norse Map of the Viking World "The geographical range of Viking exploration between the 9th and 12th centuries AD was amazing. From their Northern European homelands in today’s Norway, Denmark and Sweden they used the Norwegian and Baltic Seas to engage with the world " Clicking on the map enlarges it - you could go from the 768 X 364 size up to a 5039 X 2413 monster! All the placenames are in Old Norse. or English. Going in Ancient History and
Map. Settlement Areas in the Viking Age (yellow) in south-eastern Scandinavia. Somewhat simplified for maps of Johan Callmer. Notable contemporary or near-contemporary names in country from Wulfstan's travel report (about 900), Adam of Bremen (ca. 1070) and the Florence list (about 1120). Teuste, Finnhæiði and Iamtaland are concepts from runic texts.