History – Vikings
Posted November 19, 2016on:
The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia:Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse’ and means ‘a pirate raid’. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be ‘going Viking’.
Let’s start with a briefing on the Viking Age:
- Who were the Vikings?
- Viking traders and explorers
- What was life like in Viking Britain?
- How did the Viking fight?
- What happened to the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings?
To wrap up, here is the Vikings in a nutshell:
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