Olaf I Tryggvason is born in the 960s. He is a child slave, commander in the Rus’ army in Kiev, raider and adventurer. He is also king of Norway from 995-1000 and known for converting his people to Christianity.
The buzz about the female in the Birka warrior grave has barely settled down. It is already time to move on. This week’s word on the street is the boat burial in […]
Imagine yourself walking up a mountain range in Oppland, Norway. Then, out of the blue, you stumble across a Viking sword. This happened early September 2017. A reindeer hunter noticed […]
Sea battle around 1000 CE between Olaf Tryggvason and Sweyn Forkbeard.
The museum on the Viking Age you must see when visiting Norway or Oslo. This museum of the University of Oslo holds the famous Oseberg ship as well as the […]
Hålogaland is mostly known by its most famous inhabitant, Ohthere. It is located along the most northern part of the Norwegian coast in what is now called Lofoten. Viking Times […]