Month: July 2016

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 Age by the guys from Hurstwic. Including talk about sources, and stories about how Vikings viewed death and the universe. Presentation

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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. There is no archaeological evidence that the Norse during the Viking Age had the technology or know-how to produce the steel

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