Essays

Historical People

Emma of Normandy manuscript

Emma of Normandy

Emma of Normandy is the proverbial spider in the web of Anglo-Danish-Norman politics in the eleventh century.
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Language and Literature

Now that’s interesting. The Galloway hoard, that’s considered a ‘Viking’ hoard, just turned out a little Anglo-Saxon as well! Read the updated article A New…
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Material Culture

This is pre-Viking Age, but I just had to share. A Roman drinking glass from 200-400 CE found in Denmark. Amazingly enough, the glass is…
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Now that’s interesting. The Galloway hoard, that’s considered a ‘Viking’ hoard, just turned out a little Anglo-Saxon as well! Read the updated article A New…
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Meanwhile in Estonia on the island of Saaremaa… not one but several hoards with Viking coins have been found. Two are dated around the second…
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Thanks to all the good people on Twitter who tweeted about 3D images of the Lewis chess pieces now on Sketchfab. The article Lewis and…
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fibula museum

Fibula

A beautifully crafted Viking Age brooch from the Low Countries as the ultimate status symbol.
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Places

Just wanted to share this amazing photo of Ely cathedral. A building is linked to so many events and people in Anglo-Saxon England during the…
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repton stone

Repton

A Viking winter camp in the U.K. that’s being thoroughly investigated.
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Warfare & Military Technology

A new scholarly publication that questions our idea that Viking activity started only with the Lindisfarne raid. I found this via the ever-informative web site…
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repton stone

Repton

A Viking winter camp in the U.K. that’s being thoroughly investigated.
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