The Beginning of the Raids. The Viking period is supposed to have begun during the reign of Germanic warlords and barbarians in Europe, and around 200 to 300 years after the fall of the Roman Empire. After hundreds of years of Roman control, the globe had altered dramatically at this point.  Beginning in the year […]

The Vikings Daily Life

The Norsemen, as we call them today, were not connected to the name or function of Vikings when at home in their Nordic countries. If you had to be in that time, Norse or Viking would not be a word you understood or conceptualized the way we do in the modern world. You were a […]

The Untold Stories of the Norsemen

Norsemen is a term used for the Nordic people who lived in the North Atlantic region of what we know today as Scandinavia (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and later, Iceland). An Old Norse language was established based on Germanic and Indo-European origins before the Viking Age. Although basic agriculture collapsed by 550 C.E. and was only […]