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New Evidence of Early Contact between England and Denmark

Danish archaeologists excavating at a site in northern Jutland, have announced finding what they believe to be evidence of
By AllThingsViking | August 8, 2016 | Archaeology News

Wolin Viking Festival 2016 – drone video

Video from annual Wolin Viking Festival 2016, including great overhead drone footage. Source: YouTube.com
By AllThingsViking | August 6, 2016 | Videos – Documentaries

Viking Afterlife – Norse religion and beliefs

Another great 50 minute lecture-style presentation about Norse religion, beliefs and views on the Viking afterlife in the Viking
By AllThingsViking | July 23, 2016 | Videos – Documentaries

Origins of crucible steel for Ulfberht swords?

Interesting short video about the possible origin of the crucible steel used to make the famous Viking Ulfberht swords.
By AllThingsViking | July 10, 2016 | Archaeology News

Long ship replica arrives at Quebec City

After having crossed the North Atlantic, the long ship replica Draken Harald Hårfagre sailed into Quebec city harbor on
By AllThingsViking | June 15, 2016 | Archaeology News

“For Honor” New Viking Computer Game

Viking themed computer game “For Honor” to be released in 2017. Pitting Vikings against knights and samurai. Strangely with
By AllThingsViking | June 13, 2016 | Fiction News

Borgring Viking Fortress Animation

Animation video (unfortunately without narration). It shows the layout and excavation sites. Borgring was located/discovered in 2014. The site
By AllThingsViking | June 8, 2016 | Videos – Animations

STORM WARRIOR New Ambitious Viking TV Show

New ambitious Viking Age TV series “Storm Warrior” going into production on location in Denmark. It is set to
By AllThingsViking | May 24, 2016 | Blog

Viking Age Norse Runes

Superb new 50 minute lecture-style presentation of Norse runes in the Viking Age by the guys from Hurstwic. Covers
By AllThingsViking | May 19, 2016 | Videos – Documentaries

Draken – Shetland to Faroe Islands leg

The largest Viking longship replica currently is the Norwegian built “Draken Harald Hårfagre”. It is currently engaged in a
By AllThingsViking | May 13, 2016 | Archaeology News

Origins of Old Norse Viking Names

Very informative video about the origins of Old Norse Viking names. The names were predominantly constructed by combining two
By AllThingsViking | April 17, 2016 | Videos – Documentaries

Viking Age Norse religion

Superb 50 minute lecture-style presentation of Norse religion in the Viking Age by the guys from Hurstwic. Including stories
By AllThingsViking | April 17, 2016 | Videos – Documentaries

Last Kingdom Behind the Scenes

BBC’s “Last Kingdom” TV-series is based on Bernard Cornwell’s fantastic historic fiction novels about Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Season One
By AllThingsViking | March 27, 2016 | Videos – TV/Films/Fiction

The Curse of Beowulf?

The ITV series “Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands” was recently canceled due to low ratings after only one season
By AllThingsViking | March 23, 2016 | Blog

Last Kingdom Interview with Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell sets the standard for historical fiction, and in doing so with The Saxon Stories book series (and
By AllThingsViking | March 23, 2016 | Videos – TV/Films/Fiction

Viking Voyages Interactive Map

There is a tendency still today of a perception that in historic times people were not mobile, because of
By AllThingsViking | March 21, 2016 | Blog

History renews “Vikings” for 5th season

Not unexpected given the viewer success, then History Channel has renewed “Vikings” for 5th season. This then also gives
By AllThingsViking | March 20, 2016 | Fiction News

8 locations with lasting Viking footprint

The travel site Trivago has named the following Top-8 Viking Age locations to visit for their lasting Viking footprint:
By AllThingsViking | March 16, 2016 | Blog

History Channel’s “Vikings” season 4 well under way

With the longer “Vikings” season 4 well under way, here is newly released mid-season trailer.
By AllThingsViking | March 16, 2016 | Fiction News

Swedish parchment from Viking Age

Swedish historians discover Viking Age parchment having been used as binder cover for a later book. The newly discover
By AllThingsViking | March 7, 2016 | Archaeology News