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History – Vikings

Posted on: November 19, 2016

Vikings

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:

To wrap up, here is the Vikings in a nutshell:

Map:

vikings

Vocabs:

scarce =

stirrups =

hearth =

wilderness =

disputes =

thrall =

chieftains =

berserk / berserker =

rivet =

inlet =

Source:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zcw76sg

http://www.historyextra.com/article/feature/brief-history-vikings-facts

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