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Vikings

Parent Category: History of Maritime
Vikings were Scandinavian or Norse pirates, etchants, warriors and explorers who explored, traded, raided and settled in many areas of Europe and the North Atlantic from the 8th to 11th century.

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Skandinavians. Thor. Loke...There were many belives.
Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland.
raiding foreign countries
There are two types of Vikings.One is the raider type, who do what they want and harm people. Just like robbers.The other it the settler type. Settler Vikings travelled to grow crops in a better place with less population.Raider Vikings leave their country to conquer others.Raiders also leave their...
24 7! Vikings used to get injured all the time. So their had to be doctors for all of them!
Vikings used hulled barley to make flatbread over open fires.
The vikings play in minnesota on home game.
VinlandA.K.A 'wine land' because what the vikings thought were huckle-barries were actully red grapes.
I guess food clothing money weapons etc
None. He provided his own ship and supplies.
To stabilise their increasing population. It is also acknowledged that their looting was out of pure greed.
they were people who travel
dynamite and spear guns
Do you mean the US NFL team or the ancient ones? If you mean the ancient ones, some warriors aged and became poets and other calm duties, such as telling and sharing stories with the young and the old.Some also became builders after they thought that fighting weren't really for them.
all i know is iceland and Greenland
No one. He supplied his own ship and supplies.
They were the first European Americans. Indians were already there.
He was searching for new lands to colonize.
Maybe. From the viewpoint of those they attacked, they had much the  same effect. But Vikings had a very complex society, rather than  being relatively uncivilized tribes of marauders, as the term  barbarian suggests.
Because there was lots of land in Britain to farm on but in scandivinia were they lived there wasn't much farming land
viking woman had rights. Divorce rights: the woman was entitled to the land after divorce
In the year 1002 or 1003.
No, they didn't have any canons.
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i think the top three things the vikings traded were women, slaves and food!
In 1962, archaeologist uncoverd proof that vikings had estabished a settlement in L'Anse aux Meadow in northern Newfoundland.the remains of seven longhouses, a steambath, two cooking pots, and four boat sheds were uncovered. The houses were very much like those found in Greenland.
Mjolnir, Thor's Hammer, represents several things. It symbolizes lightning, but also is a phallic symbol, bringing fertility, and symbolizes the whole of the Gods, as it is their best weapon against the forces of Chaos which threaten them.  To mankind, it is the symbol by which the Norse (and...
In Greenland, where he had a farm.
Non of them were fiercer than the other. They shared a common culture and language and were quite similar in all aspects.
about 99% of the population
well the vikings thought the peolple they had to fight they lost most of them especciall the one with hassan
food, weapons, and equipment
Mostly they killed villagers. But they also stole everything they could get their hands on. _________________________________________________________________ Whoever wrote the above answer is an ignoramus. Vikings were after valuable stuff they could take away and trade or sell -- mainly silver...
Vikings were very skilled craftsmen. Their boats were built with  overlapping planks, then waterproofed with a mixture of resin or  tar and reindeer hair, cow hair or moss.    ANS 2 Near my home, in Vancouver B.C. we actually have a half size  fully operational replica of a Viking longboat,...
Viking houses were made of wood, with the walls supported by upright logs. The roof would either be tiled with overlapping wooden tiles, or straw reeds. They had low rounded roofs, and vaguely resembled an upside down boat.
Both women and men went to Valhalla as long as they died in battle. However, an especially adept Viking woman would be inducted into the land of the Valkyries if she was deemed fit to be among their ranks.
The vikings were not involved in the battle of Hastings.   After the attack at Stamford bridge up north, the vikings went back  home.   it was only the Saxons and the Normans who were involved.   The Normans were however descended from Viking invaders of France,  "Nor-th-men", and the...
No. Vikings did not wear animal horns on their battle helmets. This was a depiction that began with mythic descriptions in 19th century Sweden. The horns were symbolic of fertility and strength, and were among the devices found on helmets used in Teutonic rituals.
Well the Vikings didnt explore a lot. For example,I DONNO CANT YOU GO TO.............
They would get arrows and knifes and shoot the animals down then cut them up. After that, they'd put it on a long stick and go home or hunt some more.
Either Quebec or New Brunswick Because that is a french name and Quebec is French and New Brunswick is the only official bio-lingual province in Canada.
That's how they got around on the sea. It's no fun swimming from Denmark to England. Also, it helped them get to safety quickly after they had attacked someone.
Viking culture was patriarchal and revolved around a pagan religionand pantheon. The Viking peoples were very protective of what theyconsidered their own and would go to any length to obtain it.
Tall and fair skinned
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They probably did it for power and money, they wanted what other people had.
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Slaithwaite and Linthwaite (both in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire)
no there was a priest who built a raft and sailed across the Atlantic ocean even before the vikings but after the vikings i am pretty sure that the spanish were the first after them
Life in Scandinavia was hard; living there meant dealing with a harsh climate, rapid population growth, disputes over land, political turmoil and religious conflict with neighbouring saxons. Venturing out into other lands it meant that they could gain political asylum, economic benefits, trading...
Where vikings came from plants couldn't grow all year round, so food had to be harvested, preserved and then rationed to take them through the winter until things started growing again in the spring/summer.
Unless you have a steady supply of food all year round, you have to  store food when you can get it to have something to eat when the  food isn't growing.
Good farmland and forest.
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  Scandinavia (Norway, Denmark, and Sweden).
They had a chief
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Yes, but unlike the popular image the Vikings of Iceland rarely drank mead. This was because the land they were living on did not produce enough grain and so they tended to drink fermented yoghurt.
The Vikings came to Britain in 793.
Vikings raised agricultural crops when they were at home, and these included vegetables and animals. Their land was not rich, and the climate was cold, so they used hardy grains, including oats, barley, and rye. They had root vegetables, such as turnips, beets and carrots, and they had cabbage crops...
They were constantly being attacked by the Indians.
They road on dragons while eating lamb and pooping in the air with water.
they discovered a planet that had rocks
Vikings left behind long ships
The Vikings invaded north east Britain.
Many probably didn't wear helmets at all. Artwork from that era shows roughly half of Vikings in battle bareheaded, while the rest wear unremarkable dome-shaped or conical helmets. Low class or poor vikings wore leather helmets that didn't last. A few metal ones have been included iron "spectacle"...
The North Sea, The Baltic Sea.
Norway, Sweden, Denmark.
No. They are Norse.
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there are 25-60 crew members on a viking long ship and the crew members on the boat were navigators, sail makers, carpenters, berserker and worriers