Uhtred is coming – to television! Great news for all fans of the historical fiction book series that started with “The Last Kingdom”, and centers around Uhtred’s struggles during the reign of Alfred the Great.  BBC will produce an eight …

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The iconic Viking amulets that seemed to represent hammers – and known as “Hammer of Thor” – can now do to latest archaeological findings be confirmed as hammers. The debate has centered around the shape of unearthed amulets, and whether …

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Results from excavations at the cathedral graveyard at Ribe in west Denmark, is confirming writing evidence from church chronicles that there were Christians among the Danes at least a century earlier than the official royal acceptance of Christianity on the …

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