Month: September 2015

Beowulf Themed TV-series Also Coming Soon

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Following History Channel’s “Vikings” and BBC’s upcoming “The Last Kingdom” series… ITV also getting into the Norse/Viking mix with a Beowulf inspired TV series!! Planned as a 13-part series, it takes the well known Beowulf characters (Beowulf, Hrothgar, Rheda) and

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Rare Viking Age grave found at Odense

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Danish archaeologists have found a stone sarcophagus at the Albani Church in the city of Odense, on the island of Funen, Denmark. It is at the location where it is believed the Danish king Knud IV (Canute) – also known

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Birka Excavations Undercover Viking Age Dragon’s Head

The town of Birka in Sweden was for a long time during the Viking Age one of the key centers of trade and commerce. It is also known for an 1870 discovery of a casting mould for a needle pin

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Uhtred is back in Book 9 and BBC TV series kicks-off in October

Good news for everyone suffering from “Vikings” withdrawal!! Bernard Cornwell is publishing next book about his Viking Age hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg! Called “Warriors of the Storm” this book 9 in the series is set for release on October 8th.

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