MAP82: Viking Warriors and Explorers

Viking Warriors and Explorers

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The Viking Age

VIKINGS! The scourge of the early middle ages. Vikings raided England, Ireland and Europe with a ferocity never seen before. On this episode we’re going to look at a few Vikings that you may not have heard of, or know much about. One of them should be taught in every school in America and Europe. They are portrayed as blood thirsty killers who pillage and plunder, but they were also adventuring explorers who discovered new lands and some even set aside their Viking ways to adapt in new societies.

Viking Expansion


Further Reading

If you are interested in learning more about The Viking Age and Viking warriors below is a list of books I used while researching this episode.

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