The cast is excellent and the history is surprisingly accurate. On today’s episode of The Vikings Podcast we will review and recap episode 1: “Rites of Passage”. Then we will look at the history presented in the show and see how it compares to actual history.
In 8th century Scandinavia, Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) is a warrior and a farmer who dreams of finding riches by bucking the tradition of raiding to the east. Ragnar has been working in secret on a project that will turn the Viking world on its head. But first Ragnar must convince the leader of his community, the powerful Earl Haraldson (Gabriel Byrne), who is none too happy to share in the renown that this journey could bring to Ragnar if it’s successful.
In this episode’s history lesson we discuss:
- Sun Board & Sun Stone
- The Thing
- Ship building
Send in your comments and feedback by calling the listener voicemail line at 720.722.1066 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Download the MP3 and listen to it on your favorite MP3 player. Subscribe to the feed or in iTunes so you never miss a single episode.
Copyright © 2013 · Dragon Moon Media
All Rights are Reserved. No Infringement is Intended.
The Vikings Podcast is a Medieval Archives & Dragon Moon Media production. Medieval Archives’ use of any and all copyrighted material is only for parody, news analysis, critique, and/or for educational purposes as provided within United States Code (USC) Title 17 aka “Fair Use”.